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FIFA World Cup In Qatar Kicks Off With Fireworks, Morgan Freeman… And Syeikh Al Casper?

FIFA World Cup In Qatar Kicks Off With Fireworks, Morgan Freeman… And Syeikh Al Casper?

La’eeb is the 2022 Qatar World Cup’s official mascot.

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The 2022 FIFA World Cup has begun, with 32 teams competing in Qatar for the coveted trophy.

The opening ceremony was a unique event held at Al Bayt Stadium, which was one of the stadiums constructed exclusively for the World Cup, capable of accommodating 60,000 people.

According to TIME, the opening ceremony started off with Morgan Freeman making a special appearance and South Korean pop singer Jung-kok from the K-POP sensation BTS.

https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1594358140585361410?s=20&t=3BBAk-PFBNlkxKuLoTbauA

However, this year’s mascot gained the most attention

La’eeb, the official mascot of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, is also a popular topic of conversation.

Many people were confused and said that this year’s mascot is the funniest-looking one.

https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1594350703857868801?s=20&t=eKoW4R5VpX_IylqcQ0RKeg

They questioned if La’eeb was related to Casper the friendly ghost or if Casper the friendly ghost had converted.

It is not a ghost, but rather a “fantasy figure.”

La’eeb is an Arabic term that means “super-talented player.” He belongs to an indescribable parallel mascot-verse.

La’eeb supposedly originated from a parallel universe that is home to all of the World Cup mascots, according to both the World Cup host and FIFA. “It’s a world where ideas and creativity form the basis for characters who live in everyone’s mind,” the FIFA website says.

A Twitter user said “Actually, I really like this year’s FIFA World Cup mascot, its like a hijrah casper, its funny.”


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