UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says he remains open to the idea of a winter World Cup in Qatar in 2022.
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.
FIFA has moved to clarify Qatar's position as hosts of the 2022 World Cup should the finals be moved from the summer to the winter.
Premier League chairman Sir Dave Richards and Britain's FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce have both thrown their weight behind the prospect of a winter World Cup in 2022.
United Arab Emirates FA chief and vice-president of the Asian Football Confederation, Yousuf Al Serkal, has slammed UEFA president Michel Platini's idea that Qatar share the 2022 World Cup hosting rights.
The former organisers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid have once again dismissed claims that bribery and corruption played a heavy hand in achieving hosting rights for football's biggest tournament.