The CONMEBOL and its ten Member Associations calls on the Football world to support the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar is eager to display its hospitality and warmth, impressive sports venues with 32 teams prepared and with exceptional talents, thus ensuring a tournament that will remain in history, without a doubt.
Like never before, humanity needs the compelling message of sports and football, the most popular sport. The message is captivating because it is universal, it transcends political or ideological disputes, conjunctural disagreements and confrontations. It is a message overflowing with optimism, tolerance, inclusion, diversity,and unity.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is the unrivaled opportunity to consolidate the values on which football is founded. Given its scope, prestige and tradition, the World Cup multiplies the positive impact of these values. This is especially true of the new generations, in children and young people, who hope and seek that football is not tarnished or distorted with biased or partial visions.
Let us unfold the football field to these values – effort as a path of self-improvement; the articulation of individual talent and teamwork; appreciation for the rival; loyal competition– and may these values be the heroes during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The time has come, for disagreements and fights to take a back seat, let the games begin for all citizens enjoy an all-embracing celebration, so eagerly awaited by our planet.