Boycott in words: almost 3 million tickets sold for the World Cup in Qatar

Boycott in words: almost 3 million tickets sold for the World Cup in Qatar

But the World Cup is one of the worst in this indicator over the last five tournaments.

FIFA President Gianni Infatino, who today proposed to declare a truce in the war unleashed by Russia against Ukraine, said that as of the end of October, 2.9 million tickets had been sold for the World Cup in Qatar, which starts on November 20. According to the head of the International Football Federation, he is encouraged by this indicator and believes that Qatar will hold one of the best tournaments in history.

Ticket demand was highest in Qatar, the United States, Saudi Arabia, England, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, France, Brazil and Germany, according to Statista. And this is despite not the best time for the tournament – taking a vacation in late November – early December is a dubious idea, and Qatar is criticized because of non-compliance with human rights and terrible conditions for workers working at the facilities of the upcoming World Cup (according to various sources, at about 10,000 people died at construction sites.

Based on statistics, the rate of ticket sales was about the same as in previous tournaments. Yes, while Qatar is showing the worst performance in the last five World Cups, however, it cannot be ruled out that now the numbers have changed. As well as the position of the country in relation to other owners of the World Cup.

Source: Sportarena

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