While the tennis season is almost over, football is coming to life and will see world cup in Qatar The culmination of the 2022/2023 vintage. The famous event for national teams – for which, for the second time in a row, Italy did not qualify – will begin on 20 November and will be opened with a match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 remains a topic that crosses the boundaries of purely football to enter politico-economic discourse, which is why the controversy over the competition in the Arab Emirates has created controversy and suspicion from the start. have make.
A champion who does not practice football but follows it like Andy, the choice of the host venue was also questioned. Murraywho had long ago turned down a tempting offer to play exhibition games in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, for ethical reasons, under the admission of his agent.
The Scotsman interviewed by Sky News was not unsubstantiated, but indicated a subtle skepticism about the controversy over the World Cup in Qatar.
Murray: “Qatar World Cup? Talk to FIFA about it”
Sky News asked Andy Murray to advise players who have been preparing for the World Cup in Qatar from the very beginning.
The three-time Grand Slam champion said the athletes had no role in choosing the host country and worked hard to participate in the World Cup. However, he also suggested that if anyone really wanted to be questioned, they would be the organizers of the tournament.
“It’s a tough question. I’ve also participated and played in tournaments in Qatar and Doha that are part of our tour. I don’t think it’s necessary for athletes to know where their events are taking place.
I am sure that many players who go there have worked a lifetime to participate in a World Cup,” said Murray. “I believe these questions should be asked to FIFA and the people who organize these great events, to understand whether it is the right thing to do or not.
I hope it goes well, but I know there are a lot of questions about whether this is the right place to host such an important event.” Photo Credit: Instagram Andy Murray
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