After attending 21 editions, Queen Elizabeth will miss the World Cup for the first time
The next edition of the World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar from November 20 to December 18, will witness the absence of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Britain, for the first time, after her death was announced yesterday, Thursday, at the age of 96.
On Thursday, Buckingham Palace announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96, after her health deteriorated.
The former Queen of Britain, born in 1926, has attended all versions of the World Cup since the first edition was launched in 1930 in Italy, when she was 4 years old.
Queen Elizabeth was a witness to England’s World Cup triumph in 1966, when she handed the title to the then captain of the Three Lions, Bobby Moore.
Today, Friday, the English Premier League postponed the seventh round of matches in the English Premier League “Premier League” to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II, after reviewing the official mourning procedures for the death of Queen Elizabeth.
And the Premier League issued an official statement announcing the postponement of the seventh round of the English Premier League matches, which was scheduled to start tomorrow, Saturday, as it mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth.
The League said in its statement, “Today a meeting was held between the Premier League clubs, where all the clubs offered their condolences to Her Excellency Queen Elizabeth II for remembering her wonderful life and her great contribution to the English nation and as a gesture of respect, this week’s matches from the Premier League have been postponed.”