Qatar’s 2022 World Cup

Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show

22-11-2022 • 43 mins

The World Cup is underway in Qatar, and it’s already contentious. Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show writer Joe Opio and sports journalist Grant Wahl to discuss how Qatar was awarded hosting privileges, the thousands of migrant workers who died while building whole cities and stadiums, accusations of bribery and corruption of FIFA officials throughout history, and the need for independent sports journalism on soccer’s biggest stage.

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