Qatar announces total ban on alcohol in 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium!
Updated: Jul 17
The 2022 FIFA World Cup has always been influenced by many cultures in the host country of Qatar, such as the "no sex order" except for the relationship between husband and wife, unfriendly gay couples, and the prohibition of alcohol consumption. These rules bring fans around the world to football. There has been a great rebound, and drinking parties are also one of the long-standing cultures of the World Cup. Now there is news that it is determined that drinking is not allowed in the Qatar World Cup stadium, which makes many fans more and more dissatisfied.
Qatar announces ban on alcohol in World Cup stadiums, causing fans dissatisfaction
Qatar's many cultural bans were made as early as when the decision to host the 2022 World Cup was made. FIFA officials knew about it and coordinated it, saying that many precedents could be set for the World Cup, such as accepting gay couples to come to Qatar to watch football matches, allowing Drinking alcohol during the World Cup, and so on, but those promises were discounted at the end.
Not long ago, some of the World Football Team’s partner hotels refused to stay with same-sex couples, causing everyone to criticize them; the same is true for drinking. At first, the official said that a specific drinking area would be set up to provide drinking, but now it can only be purchased before or after the game. And drinking in special areas outside the venue must be completely banned inside the venue.
Several restrictions also quickly aroused dissatisfaction among the fans of the World Football Team in Europe, believing that just flying to Qatar to watch the game would have to pay a high amount of money, and having to abide by several bans, making the fans feel that it was not worth it. However, at present, the Qatar World Cup has sold more than 2 million tickets. If new regulations continue to be added in the future, whether there will be a wave of refunds will also become a major problem.
Can beer and football coexist? Controversy continues, even the World Cup in Brazil is no exception
However, although drinking at the World Cup in previous years is an indispensable culture, and many fans are also accustomed to unrestricted drinking during the World Cup, the relationship between alcohol and football is very delicate. During the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, there was a debate about whether to drink on the field. Although FIFA finally put pressure on the Brazilian organizer to appease the beer sponsor, Brazil was allowed to compromise, but also It's not hard to see that venues opening up for drinking has never been easy.
This year's World Football Championship will usher in even greater challenges because drinking in public areas is not allowed in Qatar. Therefore, drinking regulations have become more cumbersome. Fans must be able to drink in specific places, otherwise, they will be There is a chance to face huge fines or prison, and the amount of a bottle of wine is very expensive, it is difficult for ordinary people to drink without any worries, which undoubtedly has a huge impact on the World Cup beer sponsors for a long time. Will it be? Losing sponsors at this World Cup is a big problem.
As for whether the will of World Football Beer sponsors will be affected for various reasons in the future, it is not known at present, but Qatar is a Muslim country after all. , Mutual respect culture is still indispensable. If you are curious about the latest news about the Qatar World Cup, please keep an eye on LUCKY11!