Anirudh Thapa ‘dreaming’ of seeing 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Doha [Qatar], November 17 (ANI): Indian footballer Anirudh Thapa feels that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a gilt-edged chance for fans of the lovely video game to experience the greatest phenomenon the sport needs to provide.
The 2022 edition will only be the second time the World Cup is held in Asia. The very first time was back in 2002 when South Korea and Japan were the hosts.
Nevertheless, this time around, the competition will be easily available for fans from India, offered the distance in between the 2 nations and the excellent relation between them.
Qatar is also house to a considerable Indian community and Thapa feels that this only makes it simpler for Indians to travel and delight in the World Cup, which begins in 2 years’ time.
” We have excellent relations with Qatar and there are a lot of Indians in Qatar. It should be extremely simple for us to travel to Qatar and enjoy the World Cup. I think it is possible that a lot of Indians will go and see the video games in 2022,” Anirudh stated in a main statement.
Interestingly, Anirudh himself is eager to take a trip to Qatar and view the matches. The skilled midfielder hopes that his footballing commitments do not keep him doing so, provided that two of football’s greatest stars are likely to play their final World Cup in 2022.
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be 37 and Argentine experience Lionel Messi will be 35 when the competition kicks off on November 21, 2022. Anirudh does not want to miss the possibility to enjoy the 2 legends survive on the sport’s grandest phase.
” If I have the ability to, if I do not have any dedications, I will absolutely go and watch the World Cup in Qatar. It is a lifelong dream to enjoy a World Cup and see the huge groups play,” he said.
” Also, a few of the legends are playing their last World Cup in 2022. So, I definitely desire to go to Qatar and enjoy the World Cup if I’m able to,” the Indian footballer included.
Qatar have actually currently unveiled 4 locations for the World Cup that have advanced functions like the Advanced Cooling Tech that will guarantee the climate inside the stadium is controlled.
The centers at the venues and practice pitches have also been referred to as ‘first-rate’ by lots of legends of the game.
Anirudh likewise confirms to the very same, having actually experienced them very first hand throughout India’s World Cup qualifier versus Qatar in September 2019.
The 23-year-old started and played an essential role as India held the Asian champions. He likewise had the opportunity at numerous training facilities, which will be utilized for the World Cup as well.
” The facilities in Qatar is definitely fantastic. I absolutely liked it. The stadium, the pitches were really good and the surface is actually smooth,” he said.
” We haven’t experienced a correct football stadium in India however in Qatar, the stadium environment was superior.”
Thapa, who has actually been to Europe on a training stint to Ligue 1 side FC Metz, feels the facilities in Qatar are better.
” I’ve not been to Europe much but from whatever I saw in France, Italy and Holland, facilities in Qatar are comparatively world-class. The facilities is one of the finest in the whole world,” he stated. (ANI).