Qatar and the World Cup: politics, controversy and hypocrisy

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In collaboration with Dr Abdullah Yusuf, this video presentation provides an in-depth discussion on the World Cup in Qatar, when politics and sport collided. It explores the history of the competition and the issues surrounding the hosting of it in Qatar. 

Period23 Nov 2022

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleThe World Cup: hypocrisy and politics
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletYouTube
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1 hour 19 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionThis video talk explores football's showpiece event, the World Cup, and the controversial hosting of the 2022 finals in Qatar.
    Producer/AuthorDr Abdullah Yusuf
    PersonsIan Roache


  • Qatar, World Cup, politics, football