Football enthusiasts in Doha have been rushing to witness medals, balls, and shirts worn by legends like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as some rarer things, on display at the home of two brothers from Qatar. Qatari football fans love World Cup souvenirs as news of the day!
Qatari football fans love World Cup souvenirs.
The rare soccer artifacts held by Esmael and Khalid Almere have been on display for fans worldwide, including a shirt given to Netherlands winger Arjen Robben for the 2010 final in SouMaradona’sand D’94o Maradona’s US” ’94 World Cup ID.
“I collected cards and stickers and swapped them with other children at school as a child in the USA. We moved back to Qatar. But the love for collecting sports memorabilia has stayed “with me ever since,” Esmael explained the co “lection’s genesis.
“Me and my brother Khalid, who is also an avid World Cup memorabilia collector, organised a football collectibles exhibition at the Katara cultural village on the sidelines of the “W” It’s Cup in Qatar.”
“It’s an insane amount of memorabilia … I saw some photos over there and imageshe’sRoberto, Carlos. Thus, he’s my all-time number one footballer,” he said.
The shirts are displayed behind glass panels on the walls at Building 18 in the Katara cultural center with other items, including a promotional ball for the 2002 World Cup signed by Pele and a staff pass for the 1966 final at Wembley, which is stored in glass cases.