Over the years, BTS has performed at some of the biggest venues in the world. In particular, BTS has played at the famous Rose Bowl Stadium in Los Angeles, with a capacity of over 90,888, and Wembley Stadium in London, with a capacity of 90,000.
It was recently announced that BTS’s Jungkook would be performing at the opening ceremony of the upcoming World Cup.
방탄소년단 ‘정국’이 2022 FIFA 카타르 월드컵 공식 사운드트랙과 월드컵 개막식 공연에 참여합니다. 많은 기대 부탁드립니다!
Proud to announce that Jung Kook is part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Soundtrack & will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. Stay tuned!#FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/MwJ2kdNRBp
— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) November 12, 2022
The idol recently traveled to Qatar ahead of the event and has made headlines with everything from his departure, arrival, and his recent shopping trip, where he greeted young fans.
Attention has been paid to the scale of the venue BTS’s Jungkook will be performing.
Ahead of the performance, clips were released of the stadium that shocked fans after revealing the sheer size of the platform Jungkook has. The Al Bayt Stadium was created for the event and was one of seven stadiums being converted for the World Cup.
In a video, it showcased the venue at full capacity, and it definitely seems like something that deserves all the praise and anticipation.
If that wasn’t enough, netizens have touched upon the more global exposure BTS’s Jungkook will get, aside from the huge crowds watching in the venue. It is estimated that, along with the fans watching in Qatar, it is expected that 5 billion will be watching the ceremony worldwide.
2022 FIFA world cup will be held in Qatar Al bayt Stadium with the capacity of 60,000
Jungkook is part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Soundtrack and will be performing at the World Cup opening ceremony. pic.twitter.com/RkbdYBbs5j
— hope⁷💙 (@winnttaebear) November 12, 2022
many leading Korean channels have been reporting everyday about Qatar and specially about Jungkook being their star who is opening this huge ceremony, a ceremony which will last 30 minutes in a stadium with 60k capacity and estimated to reach 5B viewers online! THE KOREA PRIDE! pic.twitter.com/J2ikpoM8Wg
— (FAN) 나비ᴰʳᵉᵃᵐᵉʳˢ (@smiiliingkookie) November 17, 2022
It is a huge achievement for Jungkook to have a platform like the World Cup to perform on, one that will reach a global audience unlike any other.