World Leaders at the World Cup

Published November 21st, 2022 - 05:45 GMT

ALBAWABA - The World Cup, Qatar, 2022. Top international leaders attended the World Cup opening ceremony in Doha as hosted by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. They included  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan’s King Abdullah, Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, and the ruler of Dubai.

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Erdogan and This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum

This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum as they are welcomed on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Handout / Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey / AFP)

3) This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as they are welcomed by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (2ndR)

This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as they are welcomed by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (2ndR) on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Handout / Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey / AFP)

Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (2ndL) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani waves a signed Qatari jersey next to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) and Abdullah II King of Jordan (L) during the opening ceremony ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup

) Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (2ndL) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani waves a signed Qatari jersey next to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) and Abdullah II King of Jordan (L) during the opening ceremony ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group A football match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on November 20, 2022. (Photo by MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP)

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) welcoming King Abdullah II (C) and his son Crown Prince Al Hussein, ahead of the opening of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament in Doha, on November 20, 2022.

) A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace shows Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) welcoming King Abdullah II (C) and his son Crown Prince Al Hussein, ahead of the opening of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament in Doha, on November 20, 2022. (Photo by Yousef ALLAN / Jordanian Royal Palace / AFP)

US actor Morgan Freeman (L) and Qatari YouTuber Ghanim al-Muftah

8) US actor Morgan Freeman (L) and Qatari YouTuber Ghanim al-Muftah speak during the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group A football match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha, on November 20, 2022. (Photo by Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP)

Erdogan and This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum
3) This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as they are welcomed by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (2ndR)
Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (2ndL) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani waves a signed Qatari jersey next to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) and Abdullah II King of Jordan (L) during the opening ceremony ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) welcoming King Abdullah II (C) and his son Crown Prince Al Hussein, ahead of the opening of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament in Doha, on November 20, 2022.
US actor Morgan Freeman (L) and Qatari YouTuber Ghanim al-Muftah
Erdogan and This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum
This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum as they are welcomed on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Handout / Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey / AFP)
3) This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as they are welcomed by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (2ndR)
This handout photograph taken and released by The Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey on November 20, 2022, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as they are welcomed by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (2ndR) on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Handout / Press Office of the Presidency of Turkey / AFP)
Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (2ndL) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani waves a signed Qatari jersey next to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) and Abdullah II King of Jordan (L) during the opening ceremony ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup
) Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (2ndL) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani waves a signed Qatari jersey next to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) and Abdullah II King of Jordan (L) during the opening ceremony ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group A football match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on November 20, 2022. (Photo by MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP)
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) welcoming King Abdullah II (C) and his son Crown Prince Al Hussein, ahead of the opening of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament in Doha, on November 20, 2022.
) A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace shows Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) welcoming King Abdullah II (C) and his son Crown Prince Al Hussein, ahead of the opening of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament in Doha, on November 20, 2022. (Photo by Yousef ALLAN / Jordanian Royal Palace / AFP)
US actor Morgan Freeman (L) and Qatari YouTuber Ghanim al-Muftah
8) US actor Morgan Freeman (L) and Qatari YouTuber Ghanim al-Muftah speak during the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group A football match between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha, on November 20, 2022. (Photo by Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP)

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