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Money poured in like water… Qatar’s most expensive football World Cup, see how much it cost

Doha: Qatar The FIFA World Cup has kicked off with a bang in the Gulf nation of Qatar. According to media studies, it has been revealed that Qatar has spent a whopping $222 billion on internet hosting the largest football event in the world. This quantity is greater than the overall wealth of Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani, the 2 greatest tycoons of India and Asia.

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According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Adani’s internet value is at the moment $132 billion whereas Ambani’s internet value is $90 billion. The complete wealth of each of them is 222 billion {dollars}. Adani, the chairman of the Adani Group, is ranked third in the listing of the world’s richest folks, whereas Ambani, the chairman of the nation’s most helpful Reliance Industries, is ranked ninth in the listing.

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The most expensive competitors
The Football World Cup in Qatar is the most expensive sporting occasion ever. The event kicks off on November 20 with a match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador, whereas the ultimate might be performed on December 18. A complete of 32 groups are taking part in this event. Notably, Qatar hosted the Football World Cup in 2010 and since then the nation has poured cash like water to make the occasion a hit. Meanwhile, six new stadiums have been constructed for the event and two previous stadiums have been renovated. Along with this, stadiums are additionally being constructed for the coaching of gamers, for which a complete cost of 6.5 billion to 10 billion {dollars} is anticipated. The preliminary bid was stated to be value 4 billion {dollars}.

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15 billion {dollars} spent on The Pearl
According to American sports activities finance consultancy Front Office Sports, Qatar has spent $210 billion on constructing infrastructure for the World Cup. These embrace airports, roads, innovation hubs, motels and extra. In Doha alone, $15 billion was spent constructing The Pearl, a posh to accommodate athletes, whereas $36 billion was spent on the Doha Metro. Not solely this, in line with media studies, Qatar has been spending $500 million per week on infrastructure improvement for years.

Earlier in 2018, the Football World Cup was held in Russia. A complete of 11.6 billion {dollars} was spent on it. Before that, the event was held in Brazil in 2014 at a cost of $15 billion and in South Africa in 2010 at a cost of $3.6 billion. In addition, the World Cup in Germany cost $4.3 billion in 2006, the 2002 event in Japan cost $7 billion, France 1980 cost $2.3 billion, and 1994 cost $599 million.

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