Empty streets, cranes: the city built for Qatar’s World Cup


              People walk outside the Lusail stadium during a match between Saudi Arabia and Argentina in Lusail, Qatar, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
            
              People walk outside the Lusail stadium during a match between Saudi Arabia and Argentina in Lusail, Qatar, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
            
              A man walks past a construction site fence in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A view of the Place Vendome mall, right, and Lusail plaza towers, left, in Lusail  downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A bird sits on a fence with the Lusail plaza towers in the background in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              Municipal workers clean a handrail at Lusail Marina Corniche in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A view of Lusail Marina Corniche with the Crescent Tower Lusail, left, in the background in Lusail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              Construction cite's workers wait for trucks at a construction cite in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A crane operates on a construction cite with the Crescent Tower Lusail in the background in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A municipal worker walks in a street in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A view of the Marina Twin Towers, centre left, and in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              Images of horses are seen on a fence of a construction cite with the Crescent Tower Lusail in the background in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A cat walks in a street with the Marina Twin Towers, right, in the background in Lusail  downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A woman feeds birds in a street cafe at Lusail Marina Corniche in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A crane operates on a construction site with the Crescent Tower Lusail in the background in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A plane flies over the Crescent Tower Lusail during sunrise in Lusail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A flag hangs from a building under construction in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A construction cite is seen in front of a building with a Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's portrait in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              A view of the Lusail plaza towers in Lusail downtown, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Empty streets, cranes: the city built for Qatar’s World Cup