Semi Auto offside technology
12 dedicated tracking cameras mounted underneath the stadium roof will track the ball and feed offside alerts to the video match officials whenever a player is offside. FIFA’s latest advancement.
First World Cup in Winters
Unlike previous FIFA editions, Qatar’s intense desert climate forced a shift in football norms, moving the traditional FIFA World Cup summer schedule to winter for the first time in its history.
First World Cup in Middle East
Since winning the bid in 2010, Qatar’s World Cup has been notable for the region since it would be the first in the Arab world and the Middle East ever to host in the tournament’s history.