FIFA World Cup 2022: Who is the mascot of the Qatar World Cup?

To add to the excitement, Mexican waves, fireworks, coloured smoke bombs and sticks and fans screaming at the top of their voices

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By K S Vignesh Bharadwaj | Oct 29, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


Football World Cups are exhilarating global festivals. Passionate fan bases, Jam-packed stadiums, people singing songs, chanting in proper tune, and painting their bodies with their teams’ colours. The atmosphere feels different; there’s a buzz of excitement in the air. The entire planet gets to watch champions across the globe grace the turf, and there is no better sight in sport than a champion having his back against the wall and defying the odds. 

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To add to the excitement, Mexican waves, fireworks, coloured smoke bombs and sticks, and fans screaming at the top of their voices, things surely cannot get better than this. Football, to some people, is a way of life. Since Qatar was nominated to host the FIFA World Cup, the country has become the most eagerly anticipated place of the year. As the first Middle Eastern country to host the competition, Qatar is now the center of attention, and everyone expects it to deliver big-time!

The organizers have been putting in the work behind the scenes to create an incredible event that the world has never seen before. Qatari authorities have worked to spread awareness of the rich Arab culture and style. Their symbol, based on Qatari culture and way of life, helped them set up a grand stage. Similar to how the mascot was revealed during this year’s group draws perfectly depict the appearance of middle-east countries.

Scouting the Mascot

‘La’eeb’ has been revealed as the Mascot for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. La’eeb in Arabic translates to a ‘Super-Skilled player,’ and FIFA officials think the character will bring confidence, belief, happiness and perseverance to the footballing community. 

The ‘Mascot-Verse’ refers to the history and the future in an ecosystem where mascots from various brands, sectors and businesses have developed consciousness. La’eeb GIFs and Stickers are all available (Downloadable) on all social media platforms like Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter and Instagram. 

La’eeb, the mascot, is dressed like a Qatari dignitary in the form of a ghutra (Qatari Headdress). The mascot also encourages the world to believe in themselves and keep chasing their dreams, show character and keep enduring things, and one’s moment will come.

The hosts, Qatar, are set to play Equador on November 20 in the curtain raiser of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to go until December 18, 2022.



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