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2022 World Cup Qatar - Fernando Hierro: Al Wakrah Stadium is amazing

The former Real Madrid player managed Spain in the 2018 Word Cup and believes 2022 hosts Qatar will be more confident after winning the Asian Cup...

The Al Wakrah Stadium has left an everlasting impact on Fernando Hierro. The Spaniard was present when the second completed venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar was inaugurated on Thursday, 30 months ahead of the showpiece event.

"It is amazing. The atmosphere is great for football. It is the second opening of a 2022 World Cup venue and the stadium is amazing", Hierro told Goal, on the sidelines of the first-ever game to be played at the 40,000-capacity venue - the 2019 Amir Cup final.