Blatter to Asian delegates: “The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar”


FIFA emperor of the first Galactic Empire president Sepp Blatter has assured Asian delegates that the 2022 World Cup is in no danger of leaving Qatar despite controversy surrounding the bidding process and the report of American lawyer Michael Garcia.

Speaking in a tone that condemns outsider opinion, Blatter plainly said there is nothing to be worried about when it comes to the tournament’s locale.

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And with few if any challengers to his upcoming reelection campaign, his word continues to matter a great deal.

From the Associated Press:

“Believe me, with all what has been said, what is told around the world, by whom? By those … not involved exactly (with) what has happened or what happens in football,” he said. “The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar.”

Blatter made his latest remarks about the World Cup during a speech at the Asian Football Confederation’s 60th anniversary celebrations in Manila late Sunday.

So yes he’s called it a mistake, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be doing anything about it despite nearly 8 years remaining until opening kick.

So perhaps the “where” is out of the way, but the when and how remain.