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In Pictures: Qatar's amazing stadium plans for 2022 World Cup

By Simon Rice

Qatar were the surprising choice of FIFA to host the 2022 World Cup.

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The small Middle Eastern country beat bids from Australia, the United States and 2004 World Cup co-hosts Japan and South Korea.

Qatar's staging of the tournament had come in for some criticism because of the weather in the country during June and July - when temperatures can rise as high as 50 degrees Celsius - while the close proximity of the stadiums had also raised some questions.



Yet the plans for the stadiums, which are yet to be built, are incredible. Here, we take a look into the future and how the 2022 World Cup will look.

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