FIFA unveils 2022 Qatar World Cup emblem

first_img Next FIFA unveils 2022 Qatar World Cup emblemFIFA, on Tuesday, released the official emblem of the 2022 World Cup due to be held in Qatar, which was projected onto several monuments across the globe.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service CairoSeptember 4, 2019UPDATED: September 4, 2019 10:56 IST The emblem of the 2022 FIFA World Cup (IANS Photo)HIGHLIGHTSThe emblem design reflects both the tournament’s compact infrastructure and winter scheduleIt was inspired by the contours of the World Cup trophySome countries in the region played no role in the launch due to the ongoing political tensionsFIFA and the Qatari organizing committee have unveiled the official emblem for the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf nation.When the clock struck 8.22 p.m. in Doha on Tuesday, a 3D projection of the logo appeared on giant screens and the surfaces of prominent buildings in Qatar and 24 other countries.The Official Emblem of the 22nd edition of the FIFA #WorldCup was unveiled today as FIFA and host country Qatar reached another major milestone on the road to the world’s greatest football showpiece.Read more: FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) September 3, 2019″The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes and the unbroken loop depicts both the number eight – a reminder of the eight astonishing stadiums that will host matches – and the infinity symbol, reflecting the interconnected nature of the event,” soccer’s world governing body said in a statement.In its shape, the logo resembles the World Cup trophy, reports Efe news.”The new typeface created to accompany the emblem re-imagines traditional Arabic calligraphy in a new, contemporary font, taking inspiration from the region and Asia, and fusing tradition with modernity,” the statement said.The logo was projected onto several structures in Doha and in Arab nations stretching from Kuwait to Morocco.The event, however, did not include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, all of which cut diplomatic relations with Qatar in 2017 and maintain a trade and transportation boycott of the gas-rich nation.advertisementBeyond the region, the World Cup 2022 emblem appeared on buildings and giant screens in New York, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Mexico City, Johannesburg, London, Paris, Berlin, Milan, Madrid, Moscow, Mumbai, Seoul and 10 districts across Turkey.The 2022 World Cup will be the first to be played during winter — a change necessitated by the fierce summer heat in Qatar.Also Read | Eight member associations in race to host women’s FIFA World Cup in 2023Also Read | Building from back: Players loving Indian football team new mantraFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow FIFA World Cuplast_img

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