Hassan al-Thawadi, Secretary General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, listens to a question during a press conference in Doha on November 16, 2016. AFP / KARIM JAAFAR
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The longest distance between World Cup stadiums in Qatar will be just 55 kilometers, equivalent to traveling from Manchester United's Old Trafford to Liverpool's Anfield, figures released Monday show.World Cup organizers in the Gulf have calculated the distances between the proposed eight venues for the 2022 tournament using a satellite mapping tool.As well as being held in a relatively small country with short distances between venues, there could be as many as four games played each day at the beginning of the tournament.Qatar is at the halfway point to hosting the World Cup as it was controversially awarded the tournament by FIFA on Dec. 2, 2010 .
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