Sepp Blatter admits awarding World Cup to Qatar was a mistake   Leave a comment

Oh, now Sepp Blatter admits it was a mistake to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar…why should we trust anything Blatter and his compatriots say or do anymore?

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted it was a mistake to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

His reasoning does not revolve around the number of deaths of workers involved in the building of stadiums, nor the outcry over the treatment of migrant workers engaged in preparations for the tournament. Instead, Blatter concedes that summer temperatures in the Gulf state are simply too hot for such matches to be played.

In an interview with Swiss TV station RTS, Blatter said:

Of course, it was a mistake. You know, one makes a lot of mistakes in life. The technical report indicated clearly that it was too hot in summer, but despite that the executive committee decided with quite a big majority that the tournament would be in Qatar.

There have been suggestions that the 2022 World Cup will take place in winter rather than summer months, with FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke…

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Posted May 17, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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