Rugby World Cup 2019, or RWC 2019 is almost here. As we all know that this time the RWC has hitted Asia and will be held in Japan. Japan is a country which is known for its technological advancements and humility. The world will witness how well the people of Japan handle the mad Rugby Fans coming to their doors from all over the world.
Fun Facts About 2019 Rugby World Cup 2019
Well for the sake of fun and muse of our site visitors we have compiled here some RWC 2019 fun facts for all you readers out there.
#1 The Beer Factor
Now its Rugby Worldcup and you just cannot ignore the Beer factor from the game. Beer is an integral part of the game. It is a well-known fact that wherever the Rugby Worldcup goes the fans follow. Mind you Rugby Fans are avid beer drinkers and one just cannot keep them away from beer. 1.9 trillion liters of beer were consumed in the 2015 RWC which were held in England. Japan as being a modest host is trying its best to meet the expectations of the rugby fans. The title sponsor Heinekin has already started boosting its production to meet the demands. Japan’s government has also hired 1600+ people to sell beers in the stadium. Well, it’s going to be a hell of a match for sure.
#2 The Home Sick Factor
Japanese people are great hosts. They would go any lengths to make their guests feel at home. The same is the scene with the international teams that have come to Japan for RWC 2019. Now, Japan is known for many things but not for music. Still, these guys never stop surprising the world. The locals are ensuring that the National Anthems and other relevant things are sung in the guest teams language just to keep their morale high. That’s something that really stands out and shows the caring nature of the Japanese people.
#3 Fusion of Cultures
We all know about Rugby and how famous it is all around the world. There is one thing which Japan is also mad about and that’s Sumo Wrestling. This RWC is seeing a lot of happy time sharing between the Top Notch Rugby players and ace sumo wrestlers of Japan. Well, it’s going to be a great showdown after all.
#4 High Tech Stadiums
The Sapporo Dome stadium of Japan is basically a technological marvel in itself. Usually, the stadium is used for baseball matches, where it has an artificial turf pitch with a diamond style arrangement of seats for the baseball matches. Here comes in the technology, within 8 hours the entire stadium can be changed to a rectangular seating arrangement with real grass pitch to play Rugby. Now isnt that too cool.
#5 The Volunteers
Rugby Worldcup 2019 is expecting a fan footfall of nearly 400000. That’s a huge number of people coming in Japan all of a sudden. It’s natural that all the resources will be under stress and more and more people would be needed to take care of things. But then again its Japan. They have a solution to every problem. For managing such a huge crowd close to 13000 citizens have volunteered. That also shows the patriotism of the people of Japan.