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The 100-day countdown to the Qatar Football World Cup has begun.
FIFA has made a variation on their website for the countdown.
They will highlight the 100 best moments of the football world cup in these 100 days.
Where the legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona’s famous ‘Hand of God’ goal has been placed on the 100th day.
Meanwhile, the host nation organized an event for fans in Doha to mark the countdown.
- Only 100 days left for World Cup football. The 100-day countdown has begun as the opening date has been set a day ahead on November 20.
- Various ceremonies have already started around the countdown.
- FIFA, the highest governing body of world football, has taken a different initiative on the occasion of the 100-day countdown.
- The organization will present the best 100 moments of the FIFA World Cup for football lovers on their website this 100 days.
- Who still remembers Diego Maradona’s second goal against England in the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup?
- The famous goal of this legendary Argentine footballer later got the fame of ‘Hand of God’.
That memorable goal was unveiled by FIFA on the day of the 100th World Cup countdown in Qatar
Meanwhile, on the occasion of the 100-day countdown, various ceremonies have started in host Qatar.
Football fans have got the opportunity to polish their football skills in Doha.
Various competitions were arranged for the fans at the event.
Where teenagers, young, old people of all ages participate.
They participated in various competitions including dribbling and reaching the ball to a specific target with their feet.
There was also a chance to win tickets to the World Cup in Qatar.
There is already no shortage of frenzy around ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ among football fans.
Still, the World Cup in Qatar marks the beginning of many firsts. For example, this is the first time that the football world cup is being held in a Middle Eastern country.
So this is the first time the World Cup is being held in the winter season.
This is the first time a female referee will direct the World Cup match.
This is the first time seven stadiums have been built just for the World Cup.
The whole world is counting the days to see more such innovations.