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The World of Football

The Qatar World Cup looks destined to be a debacle, from the scheduling for teams and athletes to the human rights abuses around workers at the event, to the logistics and after-effects of holding the event itself.

At the same time, soccer is changing like all sports – becoming more cross-pollenated between cultures and nations, maneuvering through a massive influx of cash, and modernizing on and off the pitch.

We offer a look at the state of world football through the lens of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Dec 3

Out of the 832 athletes playing in the #WorldCup, 137 players are playing for a nation where they were not born in.… https://t.co/IqtTm5XkIp