Qatar has announced to convert of the room of Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi into a small museum. The announcement comes in a bid to honor the player for his remarkable victory at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The announcement has been made by Qatar University on Wednesday.
In the final days of the FIFA World Cup, both Messi and Sergio Aguero shared the room. The room will no longer be used by tourists or visitors instead it will be turned into a museum. The possessions of Lionel Messi will be reserved in the room in all their splendor for other students and tourists.
“The room of Argentina national team player Lionel Messi will remain unchanged and will remain available only for visitors and not for residents. Messi’s belongings will be a legacy for students and future generations and a witness to the great achievements Messi has reached during the World Cup,” said Hitmi al Hitmi, director of communications and public relations at Qatar University, GOAL.com quoted Qatari newspaper Al Sharq.
Lionel Messi had a memorable world cup outing this year. He led his team to the FIFA World Cup win. He was awarded the Golden Ball for being the best player in the tournament. Pictures of him sleeping with the world cup trophy made rounds on social media.
Qatar has decided to donate 3000 buses to Lebanon. The government of Qatar bought these buses to transport the visitors to the stadium during the recently concluded FIFA World Cup.
The buses will be donated to address the crisis of public transport in Lebanon, reports the media of Lebanon.
According to the reports, Prime Minister Najib Mikati discussed the issue with the Qatari officials on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup. The idea has been inspired by the desire to donate some of the world cup infrastructures to developing countries.