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Qatar’s slave laborers complete first air-conditioned World Cup stadium

One down, seven to go “Yep, this is 100% unethically made” (Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy) Thanks to their shameful reliance on forced migrant labor, Qatar has completed one of the stadiums to be used at the 2022 World Cup. Unlike Qatar’s other stadiums, The Khalifa International Stadium already existed and was just expanded and upgraded …

When Jules Rimet became FIFA president

This day in football history On 1 March 1921, Jules Rimet became FIFA’s third president and remains their longest-serving one, holding the office for 33 years. A French attorney, Rimet was involved in FIFA’s founding in 1904, but the presidency first went to his countryman, Robert Guérin. Guérin served for only two years and was succeeded …