FIFA World Cup officials banned beer sales around Qatar stadiums last week . In the Islamic country, alcohol is almost universally forbidden, but the organisers provoked a storm from fans .
In a dramatic U-turn just 48 hours before Sunday's match, the FIFA World Cup presidents banned beer sales around Qatar stadiums last week, making a dramatic U-turn.In the Islamic country, alcohol is almost universally forbidden, but the organisers provoked a storm from fans when they took their decision late in the tournament.Following discussions with the hosts, football's world governing body FIFA said beer would not be sold to fans in any of the eight World Cup stadiums.It said that beer sales would be concentrated on fan zones and licensed venues, cutting sales points of beer from Qatar's FIFA World Cup 2022 stadium perimeters.Nonetheless, for some geniuses, this decision was made to highlight their creative side.In a video that has gone viral, a fan is seen with a security guard, with the latter examining his binoculars.The guard would first glance through the binocular and then unscrewed the lens, only to discover that it was actually a container for fluids.On his part, the fan was seen explaining that he was only carrying hand sanitizer in it. In a dramatic U-turn, World Cup officials banned beer sales around Qatar stadiums on Friday, just 48 hours before the tournament starts.FiFA president Gianni Infantino said Saturday that World Cup fans will live for three hours a day without beer.The same rules apply to France, Spain, and Scotland.With AFP inputsKerala Football Enthusiasts Buy a 23-lakh property to commemorate the FIFA World Cup.
A Mexico fan tried to to sneak in alcohol in binoculars and still got caught 😂🤦♂️pic.twitter.com/2dpNqIqRf9— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) November 24, 2022