Qatar Spent 222 Billion Dollars : The FIFA Football World Cup-2022 is going on in the Gulf country Qatar. Qatar has so far spent a huge amount of $222 billion on this event. This amount has spent more money like water than the total net worth of two of Asia’s richest businessmen and Adani Group’s founder and chairperson Gautam Adani and Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani.
net worth is so much
According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s total net worth is currently $ 132 billion, while Ambani’s net worth is $ 90 billion. Overall, the net worth of both is $222 billion. Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani Group, is on the third position in the list of the world’s rich. Ambani, the chairman of the country’s most valuable Reliance Industries, is at number 9 in this list.
most expensive football world cup
The Football World Cup being held in Qatar is the costliest sporting event ever. It started on 20 November with the match between the hosts Qatar and Ecuador. The final match will be held on 18 December 2022. A total of 32 teams are participating in this.
money flowed like water
Let us tell you that Qatar got the hosting of the Football World Cup in 2010 and since then this country has spent a lot of money like water to make this event a success. For this, 6 new stadiums have been built, while 2 old stadiums have been rejuvenated. Stadiums have been built for the training of players. A total of 6.5 billion to 10 billion dollars is expected to be spent on this.
money spent here
If media reports are to be believed, Qatar has spent $210 billion in just building the infrastructure for the FIFA World Cup 2022. In which airports, roads, innovative hubs, hotels have been rejuvenated. Let us tell you that $ 15 billion was spent on making The Pearl, a complex built for the players to stay in Doha, while $ 36 billion was spent on Doha Metro. Qatar spent $500 million every week for several years on infrastructure development.
Earlier it cost so much
Earlier, the Football World Cup-2018 was held in Russia. Russia had spent a total of $ 11.6 billion on it. Earlier in the year Football World Cup-2014, $ 15 billion was spent in Brazil and in the year 2010 $ 3.6 billion was spent in South Africa. Earlier, the Football World Cup-2006 in Germany cost $4.3 billion, while the Football World Cup-2002 cost $7 billion in Japan, $2.3 billion in France in 1998 and $500 million in the US in 1994.
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