7/15/2018 4:09:31 PM

Emir meets Putin, Infantino at Kremlin

Emir meets Putin, Infantino at Kremlin

Moscow, Russia: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is in Moscow for the World Cup final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.

HH the Emir met Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Kremlin in Moscow and accepted a football in a symbolic transfer of the authority to Qatar to host the World Cup 2022.

Along with HH the Emir and Putin, several world leaders including France's Emmanuel Macron and Croatian Prime Minister Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will attend the showpiece event.

Non-political guests will include 100-metre world record holder Usain Bolt and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. 


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