Cristiano Ronaldo and the base camp of the Portuguese team at the next FIFA World Cup

Qatar 2022

The headquarters of the Portugal national team for the next FIFA World Cup is already known. Discover the hotel and training camp of Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva and the rest of the Portuguese stars at Qatar 2022.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
© Octavio Passos/Getty ImagesCristiano Ronaldo, Portugal

While each fifa world cupsuch as Qatar 2022is remembered for the action that takes place during the matches that make it up, each of the The participating national teams stories and key moments live there in the places they choose as headquarters for accommodation and training.

The team base camps, the strongholds where the national teams are sheltered during a world Cupof the 32 teams qualified for Qatar 2022 have already been revealed by Fifa itself and therefore the locations and layouts of these enclosures that will hold the secrets of the aspirants to win this tournament can already be known.

So, it’s time to enter the intimacy of one of the teams that will be under the spotlight of football fans because it has one of the best players in history: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal. Discover the base camp of the Portuguese team: its hotel and its training camp.

Portugal Base Camp in Qatar 2022: The Al Samriya Autograph Collection Hotel

Although Qatar 2022 is the most compact World Cup in history, due to the fact that the host country only has an area of ​​11,571 square kilometers, Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal have decided not to be part of it. of the 24 teams that are less than 10 kilometers away. each other and have chosen to remain at the Autograph Collection Hotellocated in the town of Al Samriya in the municipality of Al-Shahaniya, 29.7 kilometers from Doha.

This hotel is managed by the Marriot International chain and less than four months before the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, its construction is not yet complete, according to information provided by Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company.

Although it is not yet fully finished, we know some of the conveniences that the Portugal national team and Cristiano Ronaldo will enjoy the at least 15 days they stay at the Al Samriya Autograph Collection Hotel, which they must occupy 5 days before their participation in Qatar 2022.

The Portuguese team’s hotel is located a moderate distance from the stadiums where they will seek to qualify for the knockout stages of the upcoming FIFA World Cup. Their opponents in Group H of the tournament will be Ghana, Uruguay and the Republic of Korea.

-Stadium 974 (match against Ghana) – 40 kilometers away
-Lusail Stadium (match against Uruguay) – 37 kilometers away
-Education City Stadium (match against Korea) – 20 kilometers away

Obviously, the Al Samriya Autograph Collection hotel is considered a 5-star hotel, was built with traditional materials from the region and is located very close to the Al Samriya farm, which provided some of the raw materials for the construction of the building. It has 62 rooms and 26 villas, a spa and a restaurant.

Near the hotel where Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo will be staying while competing at Qatar 2022 is the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, Al Samriya Equestrian Center and an iconic oryx reserve.

Portugal training camp for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

The fields where director Fernando Santos will be looking for his proteges to master the strategy he created for Portugal to reach the top of Qatar 2022 are those of Al Shahaniya SC, a club founded in 1998 which currently plays in the second division of the host country of the World Cup. This complex is less than 10 kilometers from the hotel where Cristiano Ronaldo and company will be staying.

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