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Southgate talks about the possibility of England boycotting the World Cup in Qatar

26 Mar 2022 | 11:00 | Football

 Gareth Southgate says England will not boycott the World Cup later this year, arguing that boycotting does not solve the problem.

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The Three Lions had tickets to the World Cup last November, and were among the candidates for the championship. But the league has come under constant criticism over allegations of corruption and human rights abuses. Southgate acknowledges that the issues cannot be ignored, but has no intention of staying home to protest.

He said: ” I really don’t know what doing that will achieve. That’s going to be a big story, but the tournament will keep going. Unfortunately, the biggest problem is what’s happened to the players. building stadiums and there’s nothing we can do about it, sadly.”

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 He is a candidate for the World Cup 2022. 

“We’ve known for eight years that the tournament is going to be in Qatar. We stick together, as we are doing with Russia. It’s complicated. The issues themselves are not complicated; but all those things. The consequences of diplomatic relations, dealing with other countries and other institutions are extremely complex.”

Southgate said of Italy’s elimination: “It was a big surprise. Anyway I think qualifying is always underrated. I was skeptical when I looked at the results.”

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