Qatar and FIFA initially planned to allow beer sales in the World Cup stadiums but reneged on that decision.
According to reports, a warehouse was filled with beer cans.
“The decision is a surprising reversal only two days before the games kick off in the Muslim nation ruled by strict Sharia law,”Breitbart News published Thursday’s article stating that FIFA had contracted with Budweiser for the supply of the beverage.
“The distaste over beer sales became clear when only days ago, the Qatar Royal Family requested that World Cup organizers change the plan for placement of the beer tents being erected around the stadium and make a better effort to conceal them so they would not be that easy to find,”According to the outlet.
Outkick claims that the only people allowed to have alcohol at the event are those in luxurious suites.
In a social media post Saturday, Budweiser sharedAn image showing what it appeared was the original beer intended for fans.
“New Day, New Tweet. Winning Country gets the Buds. Who will get them?”The company stated:
Every day is a new tweet. Winning Country wins the Buds They will be taken by who? pic.twitter.com/Vv2YFxIZa1
— Budweiser (@Budweiser) November 19, 2022
In June, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) claimed the World Cup happening in Qatar would be “a celebration of unity and diversity,”Breitbart News reports, and adds that the statement was made by Breitbart. “after years of accusations of human rights atrocities in the country including forced labor used to build soccer facilities.”
The outlet stated November 14 that warnings about the items that might get soccer fans arrested during the World Cup in Qatar were made as they prepare to take part in the tournament in Qatar.
British officials provided an example by sharing a list of things that fans should keep at home. This included pornography and drugs as well alcohol.
“Provocative clothing and open expressions of intimacy and gay pride are also verboten,”According to the Breitbart News article
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