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FIFA President promises ‘everyone’ is welcome at Qatar World Cup

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FIFA President promises ‘everyone’ is welcome at Qatar World Cup

FIFA WORLD CUP- The FIFA President has promised that ‘everyone’ will be welcome at the upcoming 2022 Qatar World Cup.

With football’s World Cup only a week away, ticket sales have reached the three million mark.

FIFA’s president made the announcement at a news conference in Qatar’s capital of Doha.

The top 10 purchasing countries of tickets sold include Qatar, the U.S., Saudi Arabia, England, Mexico, the U.A.E, Argentina, France, Brazil and Germany.

There is either low or no availability for all matches, with a huge 240,000 hospitality packages sold for the month-long tournament.

This makes it the “most successful hospitality program ever.”

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Hospitality tickets allow access to luxurious stadium lounges and have a number of other perks. Per person, it will cost more than $34,000 for final matches.

It comes as the topic of inclusion continues to dominate the tournament.

FIFA’s president says everyone will be welcome to Qatar.

Meanwhile, Qatar’s organising body is asking all visitors to the nation to be respectful.

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Tech giant could bid for Man Utd

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Apple could be the next owner of English football giant Manchester United.

Reports suggest the American tech giant is considering a billion-dollar bid to take over the club.

It was confirmed earlier this week that the American Glazer family’s ownership of the football club is set to end.

The family sent a note to the New York Stock Exchange saying they’re exploring “strategic alternatives” for the English football club.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is apparently keen to explore opportunities that owning Manchester United could provide, and is weighing up an official bid for the club in the region of $7 billion.

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Japanese fans help clean up Qatar stadium, in pure class act

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In a show of good faith, Japanese soccer fans stayed back to clean the stadium

Japanese soccer fans stayed back to clean up the Qatar stadium, where they even had their own plastic bags with them.

The supporters of the Samurai Blue are earning praise for cleaning up their mess after the game.

Japan had a stunning win over Germany in their opening match of the FIFA Men’s World Cup.

It’s become a common sight at some stadiums and events in Japan.

It’s a very common sight, according to one Japanese fan, who says the practice is not unusual.

FIFA has also posted an image from the Japanese change rooms after the game, with no mess in sight.

Japan beat Germany 2 – 1 in the match. They will now take on Costa Rica in Group E.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has played his last Man Utd game

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Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is set to leave the club with immediate effect.

The two parties mutually agreed to go their separate ways, in the wake of the 37-year-old’s recent interview with Piers Morgan.

In that interview, Ronaldo criticised the manager for not playing him as often and the club for ‘not evolving’ since returning for his second stint.

Ronaldo has not appeared for the Red Devils since picking up an illness in early November.

United are fifth in the Premier League, with the season taking a break for the World Cup in Qatar.

This all comes in the wake of Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family, looking for investors after 17 years of ownership.

It has not yet been revealed whether it will be a full or partial sale of the club, or a strategic partnership.

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