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Majlis Qatar hosts Save the Dream football legends

Majlis Qatar, one of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's (SC) Qatar 2022 activations in Moscow, hosted a star-studded football legends match in collaboration with Save the Dream – a charity committed to improving the lives of children across the world.

 Majlis Qatar hosts Save the Dream football legends.

The installation in Gorky Park, Moscow, offered football fans a taste of the 2022 FIFA World Cup by introducing them to Qatar's culture and heritage. It was one of several activations in Moscow and Saint Petersburg used to promote Qatar as a sporting and cultural hotspot.

Majlis Qatar's centrepiece football pitch hosted Save the Dream ambassadors Christian Karembeu, David Trezeguet, Didier Drogba, Honey Thaljieh and Karina LeBlanc. They played alongside women and children from Moscow in order to highlight Save the Dream's vision of creating a world where every child and young person has the opportunity to play sport safely and learn from its values of integrity, respect and inclusion.

Fatma Al Nuaimi, the SC's Communications Director, said the match, which was sponsored by Ooredoo, highlighted the power of football.

"This was an opportunity to showcase the important and positive role that football can play in uniting and inspiring people around the world," said Al Nuaimi.

 Majlis Qatar hosts Save the Dream football legends.

"Projects such as Save the Dream act as a powerful and positive force for good in society and show how sport can play an incredible and empowering role in the lives of young people around the world, teaching them many important life lessons, including how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle."

Save the Dream founder Mohammed Hanzab thanked the SC for hosting the match and helping to promote the work of the body.

"We are delighted to hold the legends match at Majlis Qatar during this landmark moment in football history," said Hanzab, who is also Chairman of the International Centre for Sport Security.

"Save the Dream is about empowerment, creating positive dialogue and inspiring people around the world through sport. With the support of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Ooredoo, we hope to continue reaching out to more young people around the world through the power of sport and promoting inter-cultural dialogue between people and communities."

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