World Cup 2022: Qatar inaugurates Al Wakrah Stadium

Eager to demonstrate its global appeal, the organisers of the next football World Cup invited international legends to the show.

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    Qatar has unveiled its newly-built World Cup stadium - one of the eight planned venues for football's showpiece event in 2022.

    The Al Wakrah Stadium got the star treatment for its inaugural match well before the championship begins.

    Al Jazeera's Joanna Gasiorowska reports.


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