Inside Qatar's 'vagina-shaped' stadium that will host SIX World Cup 2022 games | The Sun

ALL eight stadiums are ready to host the 2022 Qatar World Cup, however one in particular has caught the attention of the fans for the wrong reason.

The Al Janoub stadium located in Al Wakrah, 12 miles south of Doha, was the first of the new stadiums to be completed in the run up to the Qatar World Cup.

However the stadium instantly caught the attention of fans in 2019 due to it's similarities in appearances to female genitalia.

The 40,000 seater was designed by Dame Zara Hadid, who was also involved in designing the Aquatic Centre for the London 2012 Olympics.

Her inspiration for the aesthetic was the flowing shape of a dhow sailing boat as well as traditional Arabian pearl diving and a fishing vessel.

Hadid was quick to bite back at fans comparing her work to the female genitalia saying: "It's really embarrassing they come up with nonsense stuff like this.

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"What are they saying? Everything with a hole in it is a vagina? That's ridiculous."

The stadium will be used to host five group stage games, the first of which being France vs Australia, as well as one round of 16 fixture.

The Al Janoub stadium will also play host to Ghana vs Uruguay in a repeat fixture from the 2010 quarter finals which saw Luis Suarez handle the ball on the line to help push Uruguay through.

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Despite the crude remarks, the stadium will be equipped with fully functioning air-conditioning help keep the players and spectators cool in the Qatari winter heat.

Once the competition is over, the top of the stadium will be dismantled and passed onto the developing world as part of the tournaments legacy.

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