Doha: The demand for 2018 FIFA World Cup tickets is increasing both from domestic and international fans.
A total of 3,141,163 tickets have been requested since December 5, with the current sales window lasting until January 31, according to FIFA website.
Fans from all around the world have a unique opportunity to secure their places at FIFA’s flagship tournament by applying for tickets online at FIFA.com/tickets. Most of the applications have come from Russia, with fans from Germany, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, USA, Spain, Poland and China representing the top 10 countries from abroad.
Overall, international demand accounts for 38 per cent.
Fans can apply for individual match tickets for all matches (except for the opening match and final) and venue-specific tickets for all stadiums, as well as supporter tickets and conditional supporter tickets for all 32 teams.
If the number of tickets requested by January 31 exceeds the number of available tickets, the allocation will be based on a random selection draw procedure, with fans being informed of its outcome by March 12 at the latest.