FIFA detailed this Thursday Ranking of countries most in demand for Qatar 2022 World Cup tickets And confirmed that Argentina is on top of Brazil in the South American region, after closing the last leg of ticket sales.
In this trading window, Between 5th July to 16th AugustA total of 520,532 tickets were allotted for matches corresponding to the group stage, which is the vast majority. The most requested games were Cameroon–Brazil (Group G), Brazil–Serbia (Group G), Portugal–Uruguay (Group H), Costa Rica–Germany (Group E) and Australia–Denmark (Group D). of football.
Taking all the emission examples, Argentina ranks eighth in the list of highest demandIn the «top ten» closing Germany, one step up from Brazil.
The countries that have secured the largest number of tickets for the first World Cup in history to be held in the Middle East are Qatar, the United States and England; While Saudi Arabia and Mexico, the two rivals of “Albiceleste” in the group stage, have taken fourth and fifth place respectively.
The United Arab Emirates and France, the defenders of the title at this year’s World Cup, are the other two places ranked above Argentina in the accumulated sales table, which currently registers 2.45 million assigned tickets.
At the end of last April, when the second instance of the application was shut down, FIFA announced that the three matches of the Argentine team were among the four of the most requested first stage by fans.
The current champions of the United States, seeded in Group C: will debut against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:00 a.m. at Lusail Stadium, continuing their partnership against Mexico at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday 26. and will close the zone against Poland at 974 Stadium in Doha at 4:00 PM on Wednesday 30th.
With less than 100 days before the opening match, the interest of Argentine fans is also expressed in the hospitality program, where the country ranks fourth in terms of requirements after Mexico, the United States and the United Kingdom.
These are the luxury packages to experience the World Cup, with a schedule of matches that can reach a value of up to $261,000 per person. Through this experience, the visitor gains access to an exclusive suite in the stadium, captures the best venues to watch games, enjoys a private dinner on five courses, receives a selection of specialty drinks, Receive personalized service during your stay, parking with privileges and receive a special gift as a souvenir.
Traditional tickets for the World Cup range in price from $250 to $5,850 for tourists, depending on the instance of the competition chosen. Compatibility policies established by FIFA allow each fan to gain a maximum of six seats per match and 60 seats throughout the competition, which will take place from Sunday, 20 November to Sunday, 18 December.
Tickets available for 64 matches in Qatar 2022’s eight stadiums amount to 3,010,679 and the lots available so far, more than half a million, will go on sale via the official website in the final marketing shift at the end of September. Organizing Unit.
In this phase, which will run till the end of the tournament, tickets will be allotted on a first come, first served basis and payment will be confirmed immediately upon receipt.
The 2.45 million tickets sold to date correspond to all categories (the general public, FIFA members, associations and tourism agencies, among others).
Qatari officials estimate that there will be more than 1.5 visitors during the month of the competition, which represents more than half of the country’s stable population (2.8 million inhabitants). For the first time in history, the World Cup will be held around a single city (Doha), meaning a challenge in terms of accommodation.
The organizing committee launched a website to allow fans around the world to find accommodation at affordable prices compared to the high rates of large hotel chains and cruise ships. Various types of accommodation are offered on the digital portal (qatar2022.qa/book): 3-star hotels, temporary rental apartments and so-called “fan towns”, which include campsites in the middle of the desert.
Fans participating in the World Football Festival will need to manage a haya card (a fan identity) or download an application of the same name available in the iOS and Android stores. The authorization of this permit considers two requirements: an official ticket to a match and an accommodation voucher. (Telam)