Official New logo for 2022 World Cup unveiled

first_imgThe official logo for the 2022 World Cup taking place in Qatar has been unveiled.The tournament scheduled to take place in the winter of 2022 has been shrouded in controversy.From allegations of bribery, human rights violations from stadium building contractors too changing the whole schedule of world football to avoid the dangerous Qatari summer temperatures.In a statement on FIFA.com, revealing the new logo, its origin, design, and symbolism were explained.The statement read:“The emblem’s design embodies the vision of an event that connects and engages the entire world.”“While also featuring striking elements of local and regional Arab culture and allusions to the beautiful game.”“The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes and the unbroken loop depicts both the number eight.”“A reminder of the eight astonishing stadiums that will host matches – and the infinity symbol, reflecting the interconnected nature of the event.”IranFan dies after setting herself on fire protesting Iran’s ban on women spectators Manuel R. Medina – September 10, 2019 A young woman from Iran set, only publicly known as The Blue Girl for the color of her favorite club Esteghlal, has died from her injuries after protesting Iran’s ban on female fans.“Besides echoing the shape of the iconic FIFA World Cup Trophy, the emblem’s central form takes inspiration from a traditional woolen shawl.”“During winter months, shawls are worn around the world and in the Arab and Gulf region in particular by a variety of people and in various styles.”The intricate embroidered detail that often adorns shawls in the Arab world is featured and takes inspiration from various cultures across Asia, celebrating the continent’s second hosting of a FIFA World Cup tournament and Qatar’s diverse population.”“The regionally inspired winter garment also alludes to the tournament’s start dates and the fact that it will be the first FIFA World Cup™ to be played in November and December.”“The new typeface created to accompany the emblem reimagines traditional Arabic calligraphy in a new, contemporary font, taking inspiration from the region and Asia, and fusing tradition with modernity.”“The emblem is just one example of the bold, modern tournament designs that will be revealed in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.”There is no doubt the suggested technology being implemented into the design and infrastructure surrounding this tournament it should be something spectacular on and off the field.last_img read more