Qatar 22: Alchohol Sales Ban Around Stadium
Just a few days before the commencement of the FIFA world cup in Qatar, the sale of alcohol drinks within and around Stadiums has been banned and prohibited by the Qatari government.
Qatar had originally ordered Budweiser stands to be less prominent but now alcohol won't be sold at all at stadiums.
Many fans across the globe are not happy with this development.
12 die, several injury as non-ticket fans invade a stadium
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