The excitement and anticipation for the upcoming FIFA world cup are increasing with each passing and fans can barely hold on to that excitement. The phase for purchasing tickets on a first come first serve basis just closed a few weeks ago with a total sale of 520,000 tickets in that particular phase.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket Sales Reach 2.45 Million
Tickets for the tournament are being purchased at a mental rate, with millions of fans wanting to get the first-hand experience of the biggest event in world football. The FIFA tournament has a total ticket capacity of 3 million, and as per the recent statements from FIFA, 2.45 million tickets have already been sold.
2 million tickets were opened for the general public, while the other 1 million tickets were allocated to various federations, sponsors, and hospitality partnerships. Approximately 500,000 tickets are yet to be assigned before the start of the tournament on 20th November this fall.
The phases for buying tickets have been frozen until the further update by FIFA which will probably come in late September when an expected final phase will be opened which will run all through the world cup.
“There are a total of 64 matches scheduled to be played in the tournament at 8 different venues situated in and around Qatar’s Doha. The demand for the tickets per game differs depending on the teams playing in a match.“
Demand In Ticket Availability
Matches of nations like Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, France, The united states, Germany and England are the most in-demand tickets throughout the competition.
he final is to be played on December 18th and as per FIFA there were around 3 million ticket requests for the final, which is to be played in Lusail stadium with a sitting capacity of 80,000 individuals.
The tickets in the last phase of purchasing usually become available when stakeholders or federations return allocated tickets that they won’t be using. The sheer demand for tickets shows the crazy excitement among the fans to see the World cup live.
There is a different feel when you watch such an event live, the surreal atmosphere of the stadiums among thousands of fans makes it an experience that stays with a person throughout their life hence becoming a core memory.
Eight brand new football stadiums have been constructed especially for the hosting of this world cup by Qatar, all with mesmerizing infrastructure.
Only people who have officially been assigned a ticket by FIFA will be able to avail various facilities like stay in Doha that is being provided by FIFA throughout the competition. Another factor for the colossal amount of tickets being purchased and requested by the fans is the facilities that FIFA is making available.
Services like stay, transport and even helping the fans to truly experience the World cup are available in various monetary options so that people of all financial strengths can opt for what is comfortable for them.
The entire event is so well structured and managed that it is very easy for the fans to enjoy themselves during their stay in Doha with relatively less care and worry. All the expected needs of the guests from the likes of food to experiencing the rest of Doha apart from the world cup are being taken care of extremely efficiently.
The stays are expected to be extremely comfortable for every guest who is availing of those services officially via FIFA. From air-conditioned stadiums to stadiums that can be transported from one place to another, this world cup is filled with so many such marvels.
Many of such marvels are going to be seen for the first time in football for example the semi-automated technology which is going to be introduced at the world cup which contains special footballs which tech inside of them helping to make offside decisions with the help of a computerized system.
This system is expected to make the decisions faster and more accurate thus dealing with human errors which can sometimes be made by field referees thus affecting the result of a match.
This world cup is going to be one to remember for ages because of the fierce competition there is to win the title. There are many nations which very strong squads which can potentially go all the way and win it for their country.
There aren’t just one or two favorites therefore it going to be a close fight for the title this time around. The fans all around the world know this and therefore the ticket sale has been so successful up till now.
Every 4 years this event comes around bringing along immeasurable excitement. Millions of fans dream of their nation lifting the prestigious trophy and becoming immortal in football history.