Argentine and Mexican fans did not get along very well in Qatar, particularly after provocative chants underlining that ”in the Malvinas (Falklands) they speak English.”9 comments
Brazil might be on course for their sixth football World Cup title, or at least the fans believe so after a convincing 2-0 victory over Serbia in the second Group G match played in Qatar Thursday.Add your comment!
Uruguay hit the frame twice but, in the end, the South American squad had to settle for a goalless draw in their 2022 World Cup Group H opening game Thursday.Add your comment!
Argentine fans and followers of the national football team participating in the World Cup 2022, in Qatar were involved in a hooligan incident which demanded the intervention of local law enforcement officers after the English flag was forcibly replaced by an Argentine Malvinas-claim colors.10 comments
Lionel Messi's Argentina was dealt a major upset Tuesday after losing 2-1 to underdogs Saudi Arabia in their opening game at the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar.1 comment
Lionel Messi was suspended from Argentina's first qualifying march for the 2022 World Cup and fined US$1,500 by South American soccer's governing body.
The latest revelations of allegations of irregular payments by FIFA have brought Ireland, South Africa and Venezuela under the spotlight. In effect a FIFA official has admitted Ireland received 5 million dollars in compensation for missing out on a place at the 2010 World Cup after a handball by player Thierry Henry gave France victory and a place in South Africa.
FIFA’s ethics judge says full publication of Michael Garcia’s report on alleged corruption in the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race is not legally possible and would breach confidentiality agreements with interviewees.
Qatar is set to become the country with the world’s highest per capita income following on a breathless 16% growth in 2010 and a forecasted 20% this year according to the latest estimates from the IMF.