Snapshot: What Do The Designs For The New Al Wakrah 2022 Qatar World Cup Stadium Remind YOU Of…?

Chris Wright

18th, November 2013


By Chris Wright

Study the image below intently for a few minutes and then tell us just what the prospective new 2022 World Cup stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar – as seen here in this still from the official CGI conceptual design promotional video – reminds you, the discerning Pies enthusiast, of…


Yes, us too! It’s definitely got that air about it, hasn’t it?

You were thinking of a Georgia O’Keeffe painting as well, right?


It’s uncanny!

Apparently the design of the incredibly expensive, 40,000-seater, climate-controlled project is supposed to be based on ancient ‘dhow boats’ that Qataris traditionally used while diving for pearls – a grubby euphemism if ever there was one.

In all seriousness, it looks like a giant vagina.