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Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Arsenal And More Were All ‘Bribed’ To Support The Qatar 2022 World Cup

by | 7th, November 2014

THE Qatar World Cup 2022 is a sick joke, of course. A World Cup steeped in corruption, the deaths of hundreds of migrant labourers, the Qatari’s states links to jihadists and institutionalised bigotry are an affront to sporting ideals.

In the Times , Matt Dickenson looks at Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’s reaction to the horror show. The fomer West Germany captain is now chairman of the European Club Association. The latest talk of 2022 is for the bunfight to be moved from the emirate’s sscorching hot sumemr to the merely hot winter.

Says Rummenigge:

“We are ready to discuss changing the date under one condition — that there is no damage for club football — because if we change from summer to November or January it will affect our business.”

Do all big European football clubs speak with one united voice? Howc an tehy when Arsenal play at the Emirates, Manchester City at the Etihad, Barcelona are sponsorsed by Qatar (well, how else do you follow UNICEF?) and Rummenigge’s club, Bayern Munich, take an annual sunshine break to Doha in

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