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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has chosen Qatar’s National football team player Almoez Ali to be Ambassador for the organization from the State of Qatar to support football as a global heritage of humanity. UNESCO chose Almoez Ali for his distinguished performance and great popularity in Qatar, the Gulf, and Asia. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup top-scorer represents a great aspiration for the young people and the desire to achieve success. The signing ceremony for the appointment of Almoez Ali as Ambassador to UNESCO took place in Doha, in the presence of the French coach Arsene Wenger, who is one of the organization’s Ambassadors, and Princess Rani Vanouska Modely, the Ambassador delegate for the candidacy of football world heritage of humanity. Almoez Ali played a key part in Qatar’s victory in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after scoring nine goals and winning the player of the tournament award. In a Tweet, Al Duhail’s star striker Almoez Ali said, “it was an honor to sign the pledge with HH Princess Rani Vanouska T.Modely @VMODELY to support the candidacy of Football as a world heritage for humanity on UNESCO list. I also believe that football can change the world and I’m proud of joining this global movement as an ambassador to represent my country Qatar.” In reply, Princess Rani Vanouska Modely tweeted, “Thank you @Moezali_ for your support. We are proud that you have became an ambassador to represent your country #qatar to join this global movement of Football World Heritage to call on UNESCO.” (QNA/TNN)
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