Brazil and England friendly football match

HDY
By HDY

I had a deep thought before buying the match tickets, I was reluctant because I’m going with my wife and 3 years old child “who likes football”. We are going there to spend quality time, and share this experience together. Through TV, I saw in families attending such events to cheer and have fun, but I never saw the same in Middle East. That is the reason behind my hesitation.
Do you think that such matches are suitable for families? Shall I expect harassments?
Overall, it is a matter of culture, and I hope that I will not regret this experience.

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By Debur• 10 years 6 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
Debur

I love these friendly football matches. i even found a site where i can get these football game tickets at a really cheap price and the stock is unlimited, which means that you won't suffer a disappointment because the tickets are sold out.

By helperr• 10 years 6 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
helperr

I'd rather go to the stadium and watch a live game than stay at home and watch it on the T.V. I've just bought my Manchester United Tickets and can hardly wait to go.

By Ines_pt• 10 years 11 months ago.
Ines_pt

Well in the side of Brazil we will have to much fun as well!

So in the end you will have fun and a good time any where inside of the stadium!

By HDY• 10 years 11 months ago.
HDY

Welcome man... it's nice to see fans coming from other countries to support their team... I support Brazil bkz they need that, I think the English team will have more supporters.

Man, I wanna live the english matches as I see them on TV :) well, afterall I may switch to cheer England just to have fun.

By richhero1981• 10 years 11 months ago.
richhero1981

Peter, I am a member of the official England supporters club and I believe approximately 1300 tickets have been sold through the organisation. Obviously there will be others travelling without "official" tickets plus any number of ex-pats.

I'm thoroughly looking forward to flying out on Thursday and people can rest assured that England fans these days are far removed from those of 20 years ago. We're a decent bunch nowadays :-) Rich

By Ines_pt• 10 years 11 months ago.
Ines_pt

lol... that`s true proud!

By proud• 10 years 11 months ago.
proud

with all due respect, is never wrong to dream... I hope you don't get dissapointed, is better you go minded for the worst, so less pain if you know what I mean...

By Ines_pt• 10 years 11 months ago.
Ines_pt

This is for sure!!!

A lot of fun!

By dan1313• 10 years 11 months ago.
dan1313

every body will have fun

By Ines_pt• 10 years 11 months ago.
Ines_pt

Well my kid have 2 Years old so he will sit in my lap!

By GodFather.• 10 years 11 months ago.
GodFather.

Balders. If you know anyone selling their tickets lets us know. Left it late and most of the tickets gone.

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By baldrick2dogs• 10 years 11 months ago.
baldrick2dogs

Yes, kids need tickets too - if they put their bum on a seat they pay for it!

By peter_j_lawrence• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
peter_j_lawrence

I do not think there will be any trouble at the match. It is a friendly which means that the result does not matter, and I would be surprised if many fans travel from the UK, as it is an expensive and long journey. England to win 4-0

By Muhammadshaikh• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
Muhammadshaikh

I have seen many Football matches in Qatar. I am 99.99% sure that there will be no problem. I have gone with my friends and my own kids. For me Qatar is among the few safest place on earth with/without family.

Eversince we are here (last 5 years) neither me nor my wife have ever been commented privately and publicly. This is the beauty of Qatar. Here there are more moral, social, ethical, and cultural values then anywhere in the world. I have worked and lived in 5 different countries. If I were you, I would have gone with my 3 year old kid and wife. If you are that worried then go by yourself this time and when you are confident enough then go with your family next time.

Have Fun!!!

By anonymous• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
anonymous

Sorry for posting this, i know this is not for advertisement but i cannot post ads for some weird reason.

We are going in a big group for the game and one of our friends had bought a ticket earlier, so since we are in one big group we have a spare one now.

Please PM me should any one want one, i am not selling at any profit but the cost of the ticket that is 150 bucks.

Its on a prime location, you can check it out at the QFC website. Only 1 Ticket available since its an extra.

Section B14, BAY - A, Row 40, Seat 18.

PM me soon, and the it will be given on a first come first serve basis, and has to be collected from a location to be finalized later on.

Thx

By movemove• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
movemove

hey, go and take your family and ENJOY! There is zero violence or aggression in the terraces here. Really, it's a good evening out for you and your family. No harrassment.

By HDY• 10 years 11 months ago.
HDY

Hi Ines,

I'm not sure whether kids would need tickets or not, but as for me, I got my son a ticket to reserve a seat for him, I'm sure he would like to have his own :)

By HDY• 10 years 11 months ago.
HDY

Hi mainaliji...

The tickets can be bought from Al Jazeera Sports Channel website (http://www.aljazeerasport.net/) or directly through this link (http://buy.tickethour.com/qfa-ww/showProductList.html)

Or you will find them in main shopping centers (City Center, Landmark, Villagio, The Mall, Souq Wakef).

Enjoy it buddy :)

By Alumnar• 10 years 11 months ago.
Alumnar

... yes kids need tickets also :)

By Secret1• 10 years 11 months ago.
Secret1

To all who got pissed off by my massage.... I say this from experience, and i am not aiming just at British or in this case fans of England, far from it.... as MattyHardingLower said, i come from a city/country which has seen more than its fair share of violence and hooliganism, on football games.... I was just stating the fact that there are gonna be a lot of British/England supporters, me in this case being one of them, who come from that kind of environment, and know to get out of control. Here, we all, Europeans are gonna have to behave a bit better than what we are used to.... freedom which we had in our home countries will not be the same here. The fact that i mentioned Brits, is just bcoz England is playing (ok i should have said England), and they are by far the most in number here, nothing else! i am going for the great atmosphere, great football and to support England, as a team that i support the most after my home country team SERBIA. C ya all there!

By mystic1• 10 years 11 months ago.
mystic1

on behalf of the entire thread, thanks for the apology. i agree with you about the excessive violence throughout european football and as i said, branding an entire people because of some isolated group's behavior is foolish. enjoy the match and all the best.

By MattyHardingLower• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
MattyHardingLower

the last part of my comment was an angry reaction and unecessary. Its deleted and I apologise.

However some of the comments were generalising, sweeping and racist. 20 -30 years ago the English league was plagued by football violence. Today, most of Euorpe have far worse football related violence than the UK, Poland and even Secret1's home city Belgrade have seen some unbelivable scenes in recent years. The fact you talk this way shows you dont truely know what your talking about.

By MattyHardingLower• 10 years 11 months ago.
MattyHardingLower

WTF....please explain the 'even though its gonna b a lot of Brits' comment.

Do you get out much?

By Ines_pt• 10 years 11 months ago.
Ines_pt

Just a question, does the kids need ticket also? I`d like to go with my almost 3 years son, hw will love to go!

By mystic1• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
mystic1

mattyhardinglower, the mere fact that you've chosen to respond with such filth is indicative of the lack of respect nor etiquette for the local culture. couldn't you have chosen your words better than this. the english hooligan fans are globally notorious for being drunks, chaotic and disruptive during and post football matches so this shouldn't have come as a surprise to you.

i must admit that secret1 should have also been politially correct and not used 'brits' to brand an entire populace but i'm sure it wasn't intended to be offensive. your response is inexcusable and certainly not commensurate with his minor slip.

suggest you retract your words and send an apology to the entire thread.

To HDY and everyone on this thread, go out an enjoy the match...it's going to be safe, secure and an overall family event with some great surprises as Qatar is known to do...the football experience is about to be given a new name 'Qatar' style.

thanks.

By anonymous• 10 years 11 months ago.
anonymous

don't get personnal, secret1 is just stating a reality: who are the ones in Europe that always create troubles in games, in and outside England? This is well know. Why is that? Alcohol my dear. I like to drink too, but in a moderate way. Average brit's behave like drunks wherever they go. You just pay the price for your brothers...

By Secret1• 10 years 11 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
Secret1

I really think theres no problem here for families.... Its Qatar man not Europe.... Even though its gonna b a lot of Brits, here theyll have to behave....

Cant wait for tha game... C yall there...

@dawestsides, man it says u can bring tha camera, just use it for personal, not publish them nowhere....

@mainaliji- any shopin mall, if there are still any left...

By anonymous• 10 years 11 months ago.
anonymous

Where can we buy the ticket from? Thanx for your guidance.

** http://khetrajmainali.blogspot.com

By dawestsides• 10 years 12 months ago.
dawestsides

I'm going too with my family...

What is bothering me is that "No camera allowed" mentioned on the tickets!

By crawleyred• 10 years 12 months ago.
crawleyred

english football has moved on big time over the years, its nothing like the 80's we are all civilised football fans bring your family's out, have your pics taken and most of all enjoy it.

By anonymous• 10 years 12 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
anonymous

You never know, they might have reserved an entire section for women and families. If they can do it in a movie theater, I think they might do it at the football too.

Anyways you don't need to be worried as there will definitely be a lot of plainclothes cops in the crowd for crowd control and security.

By MattyHardingLower• 10 years 12 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
MattyHardingLower

I think someone has been listening to a little too much 'media hysteria'. Stay in your houses the Hooligans are coming...lol Seriously, theres more chance of you getting getting trampled by kids than meeting a mythical 'hooligan'...enjoy it, things like this dont happen in Qatar too often.,

By 220v• 10 years 12 months ago.
220v

its gonna be fun.. i can't wait for that day atleast in doha..

By snessy• 10 years 12 months ago.
snessy

I wouldn't worry at all - my husband & I are taking our 2 year old son and we're looking forward it. Having spoken to a few people, it seems alot of families are going to the game. I'm sure we'll have a wonderful time.

By HDY• 10 years 12 months ago.
HDY

Thank you guys for your responses, actually I feel safe in Qatar more than any other country I lived in ever.

Maybe because of the bad experience I had somewhere else not far from Qatar, I expected the worst.

newqatari, it is my pleasure to have you on board with me, but man, I only got the 50QAR tickets… so you may have another thought afterall… :)

I want to color my face with both country’s flags… so I will cheer both team’s goals :)

It’s gonna be a wonderful game

By newqatari• 10 years 12 months ago.
newqatari

Don't worry ...I am ready to give protection for you n ur family...!!!only one condition..take one more ticket for me...!!

I will give u black cats' protection 4 free...buddy...!!!

By anonymous• 10 years 12 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

Purple Shelley

Why would you get any harrassment? Football is a family game where pople go to watch the game. Even football games in the Uk are suitable for families-so In Qatar it will be even more so. Qatar is very family orientated.Just go and enjoy and don't worry. The Al Sadd vs AC Milan game had a great family atmosphere.

By HDY• 10 years 12 months ago.
HDY

I hope so H1N1. My family are very excited about the event, and I will do whatever it takes to make that happen.

Please let me know if you are going... to make the necessary precautions :) just kidding buddy

cheers

By Swine Flu• 10 years 12 months ago.
Swine Flu

No previous experience brother but as per law and order situation in Qatar I hope it won't be any problem for family.

"You are the best judge about yourself"

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