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‘Great climate, stadiums and followers’: Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla feels Qatar best place to host a World Cup | Football News

Former Arsenal and Spain midfielder Santi Cazorla is loving life in Qatar the place he’s at present taking part in for Al Sadd. The 36-year-old is contemporary off a victorious Amir Cup marketing campaign, together with his aspect beating Al Rayyan within the last.

Cazorla scored a purpose within the last which was then selected penalties. Interestingly, the venue – Al Thumama stadium – was inaugurated with the Amir Cup last and grew to become the sixth tournament-ready stadium for the World Cup in Qatar subsequent year.

And the 36-year-old midfielder feels that the Middle-East nation is the best place to host the worldwide showpiece occasion, given the world class services and ardour the followers within the nation have for the game.

Cazorla, having skilled what soccer in Qatar is like first hand, additionally dismissed recommendations that the climate within the nation won’t be conducive for soccer. It have to be famous that the temperatures in November and December in Qatar are fairly low and as well as to it, seven out of the eight-planned stadiums have Advanced Cooling Tech.

“I think it was the best place to bet (hold) on the World Cup. We have amazing stadiums, good weather and good supporters. So I think we will enjoy the World Cup here in Qatar,” he spoke to a global publication.

Two extra absolutely accomplished stadiums are set to be launched by the top of the year and even the Covid-19 pandemic has not impacted the work progress. The nation has additionally mitigated the pandemic properly and vaccinated most of their inhabitants.

Cazorla doesn’t suppose Covid-19 will influence the World Cup and followers might be ready to attend and benefit from the video games.

“It’s a difficult time for everyone (pandemic). But I think now it’s improving step by step, for sure the World Cup will be better,” he mentioned.

Cazorla, who by the way scored in regular time within the last, has been a breath of contemporary air for Al Sadd who’re at present coached by Xavi Hernandez. In reality, he has scored 14 league targets in 22 appearances for Al Sadd after shifting to Qatar.

Cazorla was fast to reward his boss and compatriot, backing him to take the Barcelona job sooner or later.

“He’s ready. but I don’t know when, because in football you never know what can happen. But for sure he is ready to be the coach of Barcelona, and I think it’s his dream also.

Cazorla also had words of praise for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah who is currently in the form of his life and has been touted as a possible Ballon d’Or winner.

“It’s crazy. This guy is a top player, he is in a very good moment. He’s one of the best in the world, Liverpool are lucky to have him.

“He’s one of the top three (players in the world), maybe top because every game scores goals and makes assists, at the moment he is one of the best for sure.”

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