Qatar 2022

Raul backs winter World Cup

May 22, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Raul says it would make sense to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in winter given the intense heat in the country during the summer months.

Raul has personal experience of region's climate, as he now plays his club football with Qatari club Al Sadd. He told World Soccer that he expected the 2022 tournament to be a success, but holding in December or January would be best.

"The country is pinning a lot on the success of this enormous project and in nine years' time the world ...

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