Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, commented on the conclusion of his country’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup, which lasted 28 days, specifically from November 20 to December 18. .
The Emir of Qatar said on his Twitter account: “I congratulate the Argentine national team for winning the Qatar World Cup 2022, and the French national team for winning the championship. I thank all the teams for their wonderful play, and the fans who enthusiastically encouraged them.”
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad added: “With the conclusion, we have fulfilled our promise to organize an exceptional championship from the Arab countries, which provided an opportunity for the peoples of the world to learn about the richness of our culture and the originality of our values.”
He continued by saying: “With the end of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, I extend my thanks to all those who contributed from the fans, volunteers, individuals, institutions and ministries to the success of the tournament and showing it, the State of Qatar and the Arab world in an honorable way to millions of viewers around the world.”
And the Emir of Qatar concluded: “I also thank FIFA for the constructive cooperation in organizing this tournament.
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad had watched from the stands most of the World Cup matches in its twenty-second edition, and expressed his support and support for the Arab teams that participated in the finals, namely: Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Morocco.
It is noteworthy that the 2022 World Cup witnessed the participation of 32 teams, and the Argentine national team won the title at the expense of the French national team, with a penalty shootout, with a score of 2/4, after the end of the original and extra time, with a 3/3 draw.