Final Phase Ticket Price of FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

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The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious international football competition. Every once in four years, millions of fans attend the event from all over the world. In just a few months Qatar is going to host the World Cup 2022. Qatar’s hosting decisions heightened the excitement among fans exceptionally. According to Surprise Sports, the […] READ MORE


FIFA: From Money and Power to a Prison Shower (Parody)

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Editor’s Note: If the word “parody” in the title didn’t alert you… this is not a true story, but rather a satirical work of fiction based extremely loosely on current events.  It should not be taken seriously by anyone.   Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ at full volume, over-the-top displays of bromance, playful pillow fights […] READ MORE




FIFA: A Winter World Cup Woe

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On Tuesday 24th February, members of the FIFA Task Force met in Doha to discuss the possibility of moving the prestigious World Cup from its June and July spot to the winter months. This meeting followed a six month consultation and it was announced that the likelihood of the tournament being moved to the winter […] READ MORE


Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan – a profile

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Background The 39-year-old Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan is the third son of the late King Hussein of Jordan. He is a military man by trade, educated at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom and currently holds the rank of Brigadier in the Jordanian Armed Forces. In the footballing world, Prince Ali […] READ MORE


When Football Becomes a Battlefield, Quite Literally

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After Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was hit on the head with a plastic bottle in Sunday’s La Liga match at the Mestalla Stadium, Valencia vowed to ban the culprit for life. Struck while celebrating Sergio Busquets’ late winner, the 27-year-old maestro must have been asking one question: ‘Getting assaulted by a ‘fan’ or a Busquets […] READ MORE


Defending the Qatar World Cup

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Fellow LWOS contributor, Victor Small, penned an interesting opinion piece on the validity of Qatar’s bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  While he brought up some good points, I feel the need to defend the Qatar bid, to play the devil’s advocate, if you will, on the subject. Victor brought up two key points when discussing […] READ MORE



Just Say No: 2022 Qatar World Cup

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Qatar. A third world country in the middle east has been chosen to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Out of the four other countries to chose from, (Japan, Australia, USA, and South Korea), surprisingly, Qatar was chosen. Japan, South Korea and the United States have all previously hosted the World Cup while neither Qatar […] READ MORE