The World Cup is turning out to be a memorable occasion for many in Qatar and even around the world. Apart from the matches, the celebrations and the festivities, many things happened during the second week that made us happy.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together a list of happenings and gestures that made the week beautiful. Let's check them out!
The Costa Rica vs Germany match of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ on 1 December 2022 saw an all-female refereeing trio for the first time in men's World Cup history. Stephanie Frappart was refereeing the match and was joined by Neuza Back and Karen Diaz as assistants.
The group stage saw a cumulative attendance of 2.45 million spectators for the 48 matches in the tournament to date, overcoming the 2018 figure, and 1 million+ visitors to date have attended the FIFA Fan Festival in Doha.
Brazilian fans endlessly celebrate their team's win against Switzerland at the metro station on 29 November 2022.
Check out this video of fans showing off their football skills in the spirit of the World Cup.
A look-alike of Brazilian football star Neymar was spotted around Qatar signing autographs, taking selfies & more! Have you spotted him anywhere yet?
😂Look-alike of Brazilian football star Neymar walks around Qatar signing autographs, taking selfies & more!— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) November 29, 2022
Have you spotted him anywhere ILQ Fam?
🎥: jokedproblem.s & sosiadoney #Qatar #Qatar2022 pic.twitter.com/4wHGBb8mVg
Qatar's fans thank team Al Annabi and cheer for them during the final group stage match on 29 November 2022.
Shukran Team Qatar! Let's come back stronger! 🇶🇦💪— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) November 29, 2022
📸Source: @emanalkabee#ILoveQatar #Qatar #ILQQatar2022 #Qatar2022 #QatarWorldCup2022 #NowIsAll #WorldCup2022 #WorldcupQatar2022 #AlAnnabi #CheerForAlAnnabi #QatarFootballAssociation #TeamQatar @qfa pic.twitter.com/tYkPlb040V
A just-wed couple celebrated their wedding at a stadium by watching a match. What a way to celebrate!
A Korean fan surprised an interviewer with his ability to speak Arabic. How cool is that?!
This Korean fan surprises interviewer with his ability to speak Arabic! He shares his experiences with Qatari food and karak. How cool is that?! 🤩— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) November 30, 2022
Source: Al Kass#ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 #Korea pic.twitter.com/cbKd4lN3Rc
What would you do if a stranger fell asleep on you on the metro? See how these World Cup fans react to this guy's sleeping prank.
What would you do if a stranger fell asleep on you on the metro? 😂— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) November 30, 2022
See how these World Cup fans react to this guy's sleeping prank. 😴
Source: dego77 (TikTok)#ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 pic.twitter.com/Ggm7bL4okY
Naaji is a football fan, traveller & blogger who began her journey by road from Kerala, India to Qatar in October. She reached Qatar on 27 November. Know about her incredible journey here.
A World Cup fan who suffered an illness during his stay in Doha shares his experience with Qatar's healthcare services and facilities.
A World Cup fan who suffered an illness during his stay in Qatar shares his experience with Qatar's healthcare services and facilities.— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) December 2, 2022
🎥 @HMC_Qatar #ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 pic.twitter.com/9AC4I564te
A little Brazilian fan got his shirt signed by legendary footballer Kaká, an unforgettable experience for him.
🇧🇷 This little Brazilian fan gets his shirt signed by legendary footballer Kaká! What an unforgettable experience! 😍— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) December 2, 2022
🎥 qatarmommy (Instagram)#ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 #Brazil #TeamBrazil pic.twitter.com/wtZwmmV350
Football legend took to Instagram to thank Qatar for its tribute message as a get well soon message was projected on the Al Jaber Twin Towers.
A get well soon message to Pelé was displayed on the Al Jaber Twin Towers in Lusail. The retired football player is currently confined at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Brazil.— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) December 2, 2022
"Thanks to Qatar for this tribute, and to everyone who sends me good vibes!" - Pelé
Get well soon!👐 pic.twitter.com/XB0GUWDRvt
A fan pays a beautiful tribute to how the World Cup is bringing people worldwide together in one place. Watch the video here!
👏The World Cup is truly bringing people together from all around the globe. Check out this beautiful tribute by a fan!— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) December 4, 2022
Source: pali_boy73family (TikTok)#ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 pic.twitter.com/2No2EaQVDg
An adorable moment of a child fixing a fan’s ghitra was captured in Qatar.
A cute moment was captured as H.H. the Amir took a photo of his son at Stadium 974.
😍How cute is this click of H.H. The Amir taking a photo of his son at Stadium 974!— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) November 29, 2022
📷: NadeebQa#ILoveQatar #QatarNews #ILQLive #Qatar #Qatari #ILQLive #ILQNews #DohaNews #QatarInstagram #DohaInstagram #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar #WorldCup2022 #WorldCup #theamir #sheikhtamim pic.twitter.com/LAtBNYSLiT
There were amazing welcome-back celebrations at England's base camp after their win against Senegal in the knockout stage on 4 December!
🤩Amazing welcome back celebrations at England's base camp after their win against Senegal in the knockout stage on 4 December!— ILoveQatar - Live (@ILQLive) December 5, 2022
Source: England (Instagram)#ILoveQatar #Qatar #Qatar2022 #WorldCupQatar2022 pic.twitter.com/qD0nJX9B6Q
How many of these made you smile? Did you see or face anything similar to these during the World Cup? Do let us know in the comments below. Do share this article - it keeps us going!
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