A World Cup with no 'Rights'
Let's start with how Qatar, a country with less than 3 million population, landed the most prestigious event of the sport with 3.5 billion fans (estimated) all over the world. The world cup host is elected by the FIFA Executive Committee. The hosts of 2018 and 2022 World Cup were decided together in 2011. So, how did Qatar beat other nominees such as England, the USA and Australia, each of which is a much better footballing nation?
FAN REPRESENTATION IN FOOTBALL/OR THE LIE IT IS
When Brazilian club Santa Cruz lost 4–1 to Gremio in 2012 to get relegated, there was only one fan in the stadium, watching over his club's demise with a dismayed visage. Fast forward to December 2020, when the club qualified for Copa Do Brasil and won the state FGF Cup, their first ever trophy, it was that fan lifting the trophy, as the President of the club.
The Ball With Wiings
When RB Leipzig knocked Manchester United out in the Champions League group stages last season, a particular Devil friend of mine went on a tangent and finally stopped at how embarrassing it is to be thrown out by a team that carries the name of a freaking energy drink and has no history whatsoever!