31st March 2022
Qatar 2022: How Self Interest Obscured The Moral Compass
IN the early hours of Thursday 31st March 2022, I embarked on my usual half hour of doomscrolling Twitter before another episode of sleep which was cut abruptly short by that hideous iPhone alarm sound I still haven’t been arsed enough to change yet.
I stumbled across a thread instigated by Independent sportswriter Miguel Delaney, who told his 168.1k followers he was off to Doha, Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Draw. Mr Delaney, a long-time admirable opponent to any intrusion of sportswashing