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Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m

Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m
Report: VIP suite at Qatar World Cup stadium sells for £2.1m

A VIP hospitality suite which will host wealthy spectators at the Lusail Stadium, the venue for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, has been sold for an astonishing £2.1 million. 

According to UK Metro, the sale was made by Match Hospitality, FIFA’s exclusive hospitality sales agent.

The 80,000-capacity stadium, which is scheduled to host 10 games in the World Cup — including the final — has a gold-tinted VIP suite.

According to the report, it is the most expensive hospitality box in the competition.

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Suite 3079, as it is named, will provide high-end hospitality to 44 people with its curated five-course sampling menu and an in-suite HD television, with direct access to seats directly outside the glass frontages.

A spokesperson of the agent revealed that the Lusail suite was “sold on a ‘venue series’ basis, which means the price includes all the matches taking place in a specific stadium.”

“Just like an aeroplane has economy, business, and first classes, we have a range of hospitality products designed for a range of clients, from the super-luxurious to the casual and relaxed,” the spokesperson was quoted as saying.

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“These types of hospitality products give people a way to guarantee their access to the game, with additional benefits, whether they are booking a family-friendly lounge, or hosting their VVIP guests in an exclusive suite.

“They are not the only way, or price point, to be in the stadium and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime tournament.

“Additionally, the specific suite you mention is the largest in Lusail, and private suites are sold on a ‘venue series’ basis, which means the price includes all the matches taking place in a specific stadium.

“In the case of Lusail, each Private Suite includes 10 matches, including the final match of the tournament.”

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The purchase of the suite was announced after David Beckham appeared in a promotion video for the World Cup wherein he described Qatar as “incredible”.

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Photo credit: Match Hospitality

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