The most costly World Cup has ever been in Qatar

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Prices for stadiums

The glittering new stadiums, which cost more than $6.5 billion, are finished.

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aimed towards promoting Arabic culture

FIFA commended Qatar for its preparations and for building stadiums that emphasised Arabic history & culture.

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Autonomous metro

A $36 billion driverless metro system that will connect five of the eight sites is also planned.

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The effort

Numerous hotels, apartment buildings, and highways were completed thanks to the tireless labour of thousands of workers.

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Bottomless pockets

The natural gas wealth of Qatar has provided the emirate with what appears to be inexhaustible funds to pay on the football extravaganza.

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$300 billion is spent on infrastructure.

Amazing figures of up to $300 billion have been made for the overall expenditure on infrastructure during the last ten years.

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The contrasts

Compared to Russia 2018, the cost of the World Cup in Brazil in 2014 was anticipated to be $11.5 billion.

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Ticket costs

For Category 1 seating at the championship, the most expensive ticket costs 5,850 Qatari rials, or almost $1,600.

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Selling millions

Fifa reports that around 2.9 million World Cup tickets have already been sold.

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