Qatar is accused of 'sportswashing' but do the fans really care?
- Written by Argyro Elisavet Manoli, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Sports Marketing and Communications, Loughborough University
Fifa’s choice of Qatar as host of the 2022 men’s football World Cup has been controversial since day one. Questions continue to be raised about the nation’s attitude to human rights, and its treatment of migrant workers.
To some, the entire event exemplifies the concept of...