Japan’s fans have marked a milestone in the history of sporting events. Many of the Qatari hosts were surprised after seeing the Asian fans picking up all the rubbish that was scattered in the stands of the Al Bayt Stadium, after the inauguration of the Qatar World Cup 2022.
The user on Instagram Omar Farooqan influencer from Bahrain, was in charge of documenting on social networks the scene that Asian fans starred in: “Someone convince me that this is normal,” said the content creator.
At the end of the match between Qatar and the Ecuadorian National TeamSeveral of the Japanese who attended the first match of the World Cup began to collect the waste that was left between the stands of the building. With garbage bags, the fans of the nation of the rising sun went through the stands to clean up.
Farooq also joined the task and was thanked by the Japanese themselves. At the same time, he asked one of the protagonists the reason for his actions, for which he replied: “The Japanese never leave trash behind. We respect the place”.
Another Japanese who participated in the cleaning pointed out that they did not do it because they were protagonists and appeared in front of the cameraswhich perplexed Omar Farooq, since he had never seen anything like it, and let them know that their action had earned all their recognition.
However, this is not the first time that Japanese fans have carried out this activity in a World Cup tournament. In Russia 2018, the Asians caused surprise after carrying out the cleaning actions in the stadiums they attended and therefore, The organizing committee of said event recognized them for the work they had done.
Japanese culture is one of the most disciplined in the world and for them, cleanliness is one of the aspects that they must take care of. Qatar and the entire world should not only appreciate the action, but also carry it out.