Before Bobby Moore and the gleaming Jules Rimet. Before Garrincha, Pele and Jogo Bonito ("the beautiful game.") Before Italy’s two World Cups in a row. And before Uruguay claimed the first ever FIFA crown in 1930.
Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will be the first of its kind; a pioneering solution in stadium design and a blueprint for future sports events – but its sustainable legacy began long before construction even started.