Football news: FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets went on sale and fans were desperate to apply for tickets. Millions of people are already on the list to get their ticket and India is in the 7th position of requests requested.
By Facundo Di Bona (@facudibona).
The countdown began for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and in just 24 hours, 1.2 million tickets were requested on the official FIFA site.
Fans from all over the planet entered this Wednesday to be able to manage their tickets in a preliminary stage in which applications are made, but ticket sales have not yet been finalized.
The statement indicates that after the fans of the organizing country, the largest number of requests came from Argentina, Mexico, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, England, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and France, respectively.
Ticket demands by country for Qatar 2022 World Cup:
4. United States of America
5. United Arab Emirates
8. Saudi Arabia
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) January 20, 2022
The report pointed to the first and last match as the most sought after: for the inaugural match that the local team will play, there were more than 80,000 tickets requested.
While more than 140,000 passes were requested for the final that will take place on December 18, 2022 at the Lusail Stadium, which has a capacity of 94,500 spectators.
First 24 hours of Qatar World Cup ticket sales: 1.2 million tickets requested inc 140,000 for the final in the 80,000-seat stadium.
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) January 20, 2022
During this first sale period, which ends on February 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Doha time, the Qatar capital, fans can submit their ticket requests at any time.
In this initial phase, it does not matter if applications are submitted on the first day, the last day, or any time in between, as all entries will be allocated after the application period closes.
As well as it was clarified that, if the number of tickets requested exceeds the inventory of tickets available for the national or international market, the accesses will be assigned through a random selection process.
The cheapest Qatar World Cup final tickets will be $604 for visiting fans – 1/3 more expensive than Russia – and the costliest tickets have risen 46% more to $1,607https://t.co/uMHnOjCVU4pic.twitter.com/JztGFfKGF4
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) January 19, 2022
FIFA’s statement also stated that all selected, partially selected and unselected applicants will be duly notified of the outcome of their applications by Tuesday, March 8, 2022, one month after the closing of applications, along with the steps to follow. and the deadline to pay for assigned tickets.
The entity once again clarified that only through its page and in the “tickets” option can these procedures be carried out, where fans can find out more information about the products, packages and price categories.
Your chance to be there starts now! ? ? #WorldCup
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) January 19, 2022
The next World Cup will take place from November 21 to December 18 in five cities and eight stadiums, two are in Doha and three in Rayán, and will be played at the end of the year due to the high temperatures between June and July, usual months of dispute of these tournaments.
At the moment there are thirteen confirmed selections including the local one and it will be the first senior competition in the Middle East.