Qatar has announced La’eeb as the official mascot for the 2022 World Cup.
On April 1 this year, at the FIFA 2022 World Cup group draw ceremony held in Doha, Qatar, the organizers of the 2022 World Cup announced La’eeb La’eeb mascot as the official mascot of the event. season.
It was also at this lottery ceremony that the mascot image made its public debut for the first time. La’eeb looks like a cloth cap with a bangle (called gutra in Qatar) on the head, a very popular accessory in the country.
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However, more than that, according to Khalid Ali Al Mawlawi, deputy general manager of World Cup 2022 marketing, communications and experience, La’eeb (Arabic) also means a player with great skills.
In addition, the World Football Association (FIFA) has also emphasized that the 2022 World Cup mascot is also a particularly funny and mischievous character from the mascot world, a human world parallel to the world. But it could also be any character with personality traits like “brave”, “happy”, “playful”, “mischievous”, “young” and “adventurous” that a football fan can imagine.