Tim Cahill: The World Cup Will Have Great Impact on Asia

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 19 October 2022
Tim Cahill: The World Cup Will Have Great Impact on Asia

Former Australian star Tim Cahill, ambassador of the Qatar Legacy Program, expressed his confidence that the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, will have a great impact on the continent of Asia, as this impact will continue for several years after the end of the tournament, considering that this will pave the way for hosting Asian countries other world championships.

Qatar's hosting of the World Cup is the first in the Arab region and the Middle East, and the second in Asia after Japan and South Korea hosted the 2002 World Cup.

Where Korea and Japan organized the World Cup at the time, and that edition was described as very successful.

Cahill said that Asian countries have made great progress on the field, and it is important for Asian countries to aspire to more than just playing in the World Cup.

He added: "In football, you need to be talented, but you also need to develop the game in your country, and when you qualify for the World Cup you should show the world how much you developed, but the most important is what you do next, and for Asia, I think we are doing a great job in that case, and now it's time to try to organize the most important tournament in the world."

The Qatar Legacy Program Ambassador concluded his statements by emphasizing that this World Cup will have a great impact, through eight wonderful stadiums extending over an area of 70 miles, which are air-conditioned, and facilities that are considered architectural masterpieces. Not only that but there is also the option to attend two or three matches in One day, which is great for him and everyone who will be attending the tournament.

He continued, "I am looking forward to welcoming everyone from all over the world and sharing with them the hospitality that characterizes Qatar."

It is worth noting that Tim Cahill was born on December 6, 1979, in Sydney, Australia.

Cahill played in his career for several clubs, most notably the English club Everton, for eight years between 2004 - 2012, during which he played 226 matches and scored 56 goals.

He represented the Australian national team in 108 matches between 2004-2018, during which he scored 50 goals.

Tim Cahill participated with his country in 4 World Cups: the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the 2010 World Cup hosted by South Africa, and the 2014 World Cup hosted by Brazil, where he scored a great goal against the Netherlands in the group stage, and concluded his participation in the World Cup In the Russia 2018 edition, which was a major reason for qualifying for it after he scored two goals against Syria in the qualifying playoff for the tournament.

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