FIFA World Cup 2022: Looking for ways to attend the match from Qatar? Being a 'fake' football fan may be your cheat code

Qatar is reportedly hiring people from the globe to act as 'football fans' and inorder create a craze towards the upcoming World Cup

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 03:55 PM IST
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FIFA World Cup trophy | File Photo

Wait, what? Social media posts and news reports have hinted that Qatar, the place that shall soon host the FIFA World Cup, is hiring people to act as football fans and create a craze towards the upcoming football event.

While some wonder whether there was a need to ask for 'fake' fans when there are already several enthusiasts eagerly waiting for the match to begin, hundreds of fans (allegedly paid) from different nations have got parading the landscapes of the capital, Doha.

Reports supported by TikTok videos suggested that netizens have accused of Qatar of orchestrating the parades using "fake" supporters - and questioned why fans have arrived in their masses more than a week before the FIFA World Cup gets on the calendar.

Meanwhile, Twitterati also sensed falsity in the crowds gathered at Doha, ahead of the mega sports event. Meanwhile, absence of female fan followers was also spotted in the so-called staged parades. However, there is no clarity about the truth behind the enthusiastic display seen in the viral video.

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