The actual matches may have played on the grounds in Russian Federation but fans of the FIFA World Cup were as much a part of the football mania that gripped the world through conversations on microblogging site Twitter. "This will be a multiple entry visa-free regime", Putin told reporters.
Russia, which hosted the World Cup from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities and 12 stadiums, has been repeatedly accused by Western countries of conducting cyber-attacks including hacking the 2016 United States elections.
Engineer Khalid al-Nasr said the entire infrastructure required for the 2022 World Cup will be ready in 2020, and will be tested over two years ahead of the event.
The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they were Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.
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"As said by the FIFA President, VAR is not changing football, it is cleaning football, and this was our overriding aim when we started the VAR project together with The IFAB".
"Although it will be hard to repeat that success as we're a small country, but we are very keen on sport", he said.
Qatar's determination to make sure World Cup 2022 is a success comes in the middle of a land, sea and air blockade imposed on it by some of it its Gulf neighbours.
Building on the success of refereeing and the use of VAR at the World Cup, FIFA will continue its efforts to improve and develop overall standards of refereeing and assist all member associations and leagues wishing to implement VAR in their competitions. There were materials originally sourced from the blockading countries.
Qatar 2022 will take place during the winter period of Nov 21 to Dec 18.