Reduced payments for ‘fake fans’ used to attend tournaments

Fans being paid to attend the World Cup in Qatar have experienced a shock after payments were halted by authorities following a flurry of bad publicity. The Fan Leader Network is a Qatari program that has sparked controversy for paying supporters from around the world to improve the image of the first FIFA World Cup … Read more

Photo of FIFA boss Gianni Infantino at the opening World Cup match leads to conspiracy

After 12 years of anger and debate over Qatar hosting the FIFA World Cup, we could see another decade of it. The World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Monday morning, as the month-long football showpiece finally kicked off after a tedious build-up that has been dogged by off-field controversies. Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad … Read more

Opening Ceremony, Morgan Freeman, Artists, Singers, Latest News, BTS Jungkook, Jung Kook New Song, Who Performed?

The World Cup in Qatar has opened in spectacular fashion, with superstars including actor Morgan Freeman performing in a stunning opening ceremony. The hosts will play their first ever World Cup match in the opening game of the tournament against Ecuador. But the party started early at Al Bayt Stadium, with Jungkook of K-pop megastars … Read more

FIFA president Gianni Infantino berates World Cup critics in extraordinary tirades

FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks at a press conference on Saturday, November 19, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.Abbie Parr/The Associated Press Gianni Infantino said he feels gay. That he feels like a woman. That he feels like a guest worker. He lectured Europeans for criticizing Qatar’s human rights record and defended the host nation’s last-minute decision … Read more

Gianni Infantino launches explosive diatribe against Western critics on the eve of the World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN — On the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA President Gianni Infantino launched into a tirade against Western critics of the controversial tournament in an explosive hour-long monologue. Infantino, the boss of world football’s governing body, looked glum as he addressed hundreds of journalists in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. … Read more

‘Utterly unjust:’ Gianni Infantino launches explosive diatribe against Western critics on eve of World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN — On the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA President Gianni Infantino launched into a tirade against Western critics of the controversial tournament in an explosive hour-long monologue. Infantino, the boss of world football’s governing body, looked glum as he addressed hundreds of journalists in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. … Read more

Philipp Lahm denounces Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 ‘mistake’ ahead of tournament opener

Philipp Lahm, Germany’s 2014 World Cup winning captain, has stated that Qatar should never have hosted the World Cup, while vowing to stay away from the tournament. “Awarding the World Cup to Qatar was a mistake,” Lahm wrote in a column for Die Zeit. “It doesn’t belong there.” Qatar has come under constant fire for … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Boss letter tells teams to ‘focus on football’

The Socceroos have already caused a stir in Qatar after the party denounced the host country’s human rights violations last month when FIFA entered the fray. The Australian soccer team took a united stance against the Middle East in a video condemning its human rights record on the eve of the 2022 World Cup, which … Read more