Hassan Abdulla Al Thawadi (L), the Chief

By January 8, 2014 10:16 am ET

Hassan Abdulla Al Thawadi (L), the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar World Cup 2022 bid committee, and former Saudi Arabian player Sami Al Jaber (R) hold a Qatar 2022 T-Shirt during a photo call after a news conference anouncing Sami Al Jaber as ambassador for the Qatar 2022 Bid Committee in Kuala Lumpur on November 24, 2009. AFP PHOTO/ KAMARUL AKHIR (Photo credit should read KAMARUL AKHIR/AFP/Getty Images)