The true cost of the Qatar 2022 World Cup

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  • Qatar reportedly spent over $229 billion on the largest infrastructure venture in World Cup historical past.
  • The Gulf state recruited a whole lot of hundreds of migrant employees primarily from India and Nepal.
  • Behind the glitz and superstar endorsements lie accusations of corruption and human-rights abuses.

In November, Qatar will turn out to be the first nation in the Middle East to host the World Cup. But getting ready the tiny desert nation for the event got here with an alarming human toll.

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