Ecuador Dampens The Hopes Of Qatar As The World Cup Begins With A Controversial Goal


Fifa World Cup 2022 Qatar has been a controversial one since its announcement. FIFA presidents have been changed in suspicions of being bribed to gift the WC to Qatar. However, as the cup came close the football fans worldwide started getting hyped.

After four long years of waiting football fans worldwide sat in the stadiums and in front of their TV sets to experience the greatest showdown of sport on earth as Qatar, the host nation faced Ecuador in the inauguration match of this World Cup. However, after ninety-two years, in the 22nd edition of World Cup, the host nation has lost the World Cup as Ecuador dampens Qatar’s dreams to win the first game of the World Cup.

After a spectacular opening performance by Jung Kook of BTS and the revealation of this year’s mascot Laeeb, Qatar’s disappointing result on the field made the countrymen sad.

Ecuador Wins The Opening World Cup Against Qatar Game With A Controversial Goal:

Many people in Qatar would not have expected the outcome that they did. The host labored against a skilled and experienced opposition while seeming frazzled. Actually, Ecuador had a comfortable 2-0 lead at halftime due to 2 goals from a thirty years old Enner Valencia, and the match was all but finished.

In the 2nd half, all the anticipation from before the game gradually dissipated, and it was clear that more spectators just had enough.

Fans from all over the globe have come in the streets in the center of Doha over through the past several days to chant, yell, and raise their country flags, generating an amazing atmosphere.

On game day, the festive atmosphere persisted from the city’s heart to the recently constructed Al Bayt Stadium, that played home to the inaugural game of this historical FIFA World Cup, the 1st ever to be contested in the Mideast.