Mideast in Pictures: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kuwait-Xinhua

Mideast in Pictures: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kuwait

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-05-17 04:52:16

The World Cup trophy is on display during a FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour event in Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 16, 2022. (Xinhua)

KUWAIT CITY, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The FIFA World Cup trophy landed in Kuwait on Monday in the third stop of its tour, before the start of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup in November.

Accompanied by the former Brazilian national team star Gilberto Silva, the World Cup trophy was received by the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah, General Secretary Salah Al-Qenaei and other officials.

Kuwait's Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met with the FIFA delegation on Monday.

Brazilian former soccer player Gilberto Silva (2nd L) displays the World Cup trophy during a FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour event in Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 16, 2022. (Xinhua)

Brazilian former soccer player Gilberto Silva displays the World Cup trophy during a FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour event in Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 16, 2022. (Xinhua)

The World Cup trophy is on display during a FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour event as the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup counts down 200 days to kick-off in Doha, Qatar, May 5, 2022. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua) 

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