Poland Teams Escorted By F-16 jet to Qatar for the FIFA world cup. This video goes viral on social media.
This is because of the world’s focus on the big sport and the Russia-Ukraine war. The footage was released by the Poland national team’s official Twitter account. The F-16 aircraft is said to have escorted the plane transporting the Polish players to the country’s border.
Poland, which shares borders with both Ukraine and Russia. And has also been in a stressful situation following the recent missile launch near the Poland-Ukraine border. In light of the present scenario, the Polish national football team, which is set to compete in the World Cup in Qatar, was accompanied by F-16 fighter planes on their route to the Middle-Eastern country.
Warsaw, Poland- Polish Armed Forces personnel left on a Royal Air Force C-17 military transport aircraft to Qatar to participate in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conference and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED).
What is the rationale for escorting the football team?
Poland Teams escorted By F-16 jet as they made their way to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This is a precautionary measure in case of potential threats to the team.
The decision to escort the team was made by the Polish Ministry of National Defence. Which said that “the security of Polish citizens is our priority.”
This comes after a number of high-profile incidents involving football teams in the past, including the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus in 2017.
With just over a year to go until the World Cup, Poland is taking no chances regarding their team’s safety. With just over a year to go until the World Cup, Poland is taking no chances regarding their team’s safety.
The reasoning behind this decision is to provide a sense of security for the team as they travel to Qatar. This is seen as a necessary measure, especially in light of recent events involving other football teams.