Mbappé, Benzema and France choose swanky HQs to stay during FIFA World Cup

Qatar 2022

The reigning FIFA World Cup winners are traveling to Qatar in 2022 with the intention of defending their title and will therefore not sacrifice comfort and luxury for their players. Meet Team Base Camp where Kylian Mbappé, Karim Benzema and Les Bleus will be focused throughout the tournament.

Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe, France national team
© Yuriy Kodrun/Getty ImagesKarim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe, France national team

The king does not want to vacate his throne. So France national team strives to achieve something that hasn’t happened in 60 years: being twice World Champion of FIFA. Qatar 2022 knows it and has it as one of the favorites.

That Les Bleus Squad is full of stars, from the bench to manager Didier Deschamps (one of the 3 people who won the World Championship as a player and as a coach), to the pitch where no other national team can match them line for line.

With this feature, it was obvious to keep it Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Karim Benzema and society was satisfied, the France national team needed to aim for a top-notch facility so they could focus and feel comfortable while trying to achieve their performance in Qatar 2022. Check out the team base camp of the reigning FIFA World Cup winners.

The hotel where France will stay at Qatar 2022

It may seem like a joke of fate, but it isn’t. France has chosen to remain in an establishment whose name exudes football: the Al MESSIla: a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa. A hotel managed by multinational chain Marriott International where deluxe is a constant. This is one of the two parts that make up the team’s base camp.

Al Messila is less than 10 kilometers from downtown Doha, in the heart of the host country of the upcoming World Cup. And in line with the versatile compactness of Qatar 2022, it is indeed very close to where the France national team would need to travel: their training ground and the 3 stadiums where they are guaranteed to play in the group stage of the tournament.

-Al Messila Hotel to Al Sadd SC Stadium (training camp)- 8 km
-Al Messila Hotel to Al Janoub Stadium – 26 km – France vs Australia
-Al Messila Hotel to Stadium 974 – 14 km – France vs Denmark
-Al Messila Hotel to Education City Stadium – 10 km – Tunisia vs France

While Les Bleus will not be away from the crowds and their privacy may not be fully guaranteed, as thousands of fans want to be close to stars like Mbappé, Griezmann or Benzema, they have taken care of their comfort during the at least 15 days they will be in the country forthcoming soccer World Cup.

Al Messila: a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa’s outstanding amenities include its 13,000 square meters of landscaped gardens and a capacity of 130 rooms. The entire hotel is available to the French national team during their stay.

The hotel features high-speed Internet, a full spa, high-end fitness center, indoor pool, barber shop, florist, games and amenities area, and 7 restaurants serving different nationalities.

Al Sadd SC Stadium, the field where France will train during Qatar 2022

The French national team will train in him Jassim bin Hamad Stadiuma multipurpose stadium owned by Al Sadd SCthe most successful team in the history of Qatar Premier League and current two-time champion, led by a Spanish coach Juan Ma Lillowhose main star is former arsenal player Sant Cazorla.

In addition to the stadium, which has a capacity of almost 13,000 spectators, the Jassim bin Hamad stadium complex has athletic tracks, various training fields, a swimming pool and a multipurpose sports hall, spaces where Didiers Deschamps will try to assimilate his team to fully exploit his strategy to decide to defend the title again at the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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