Tag: World Cup 2022

Lionel Messi Posts World’s Most-Liked Photo

Lionel Messi Posts World’s Most-Liked Photo

On Sunday night, the 2022 World Cup Final ended, and Argentina won. Crowds of Argentinians in seas of white and blue celebrated all across the world. Nowhere, however, was there more jubilation than in Messi’s hometown of Rosario, Argentina. Now viral footage shows fans chanting in crowds outside Messi’s grandmother’s house, honoring his victory.

Qatar 2022: Portugal Facing Switzerland after Spain Lost to Morocco on Penalties

Qatar 2022: Portugal Facing Switzerland after Spain Lost to Morocco on Penalties

We are now entering this FIFA’s World Cup quarterfinals. Today three European nations and one from Africa fought for their place in the next rounds. First, Spain faced Morocco and lost on penalties. A match that was pretty much an easy win for Spain turned out to be a nightmare that left the team going home and fans distraught.

Fashion Causing Controversy at the World Cup

Fashion Causing Controversy at the World Cup

This year the FIFA World Cup has found itself at the center of controversy after controversy, as the games are being held in Qatar, a nation that has infamously failed to fulfill its human rights pledges that it made when it won the right to host the event. Issues surrounding discrimination and violence have continued to thrust the worlds most watched sporting event into headlines. With human rights being the central theme of this year’s games, the World Cup has sanctioned many dress code regulations for players and fans in the hopes of suppressing any protests or “political statements.”

FIFA Restricts Human Rights Protests

FIFA Restricts Human Rights Protests

The FIFA World Cup kicked off yesterday, signaling the start of this four week long event. Though this is the world’s most watched sporting event, in recent weeks it has received nothing but scrutiny as the games are being hosted in Qatar, a nation that to this day denies basic human rights to its citizens, particularly those who identify as being an LGBTQ+ member. Restricted human rights, as well as the abuse of migrant workers who built the structures for the World Cup, have prompted immense backlash. The country was supposed to fulfill a pledge it made when it won the right to host the World Cup, prior to the tournament, but has yet to do so, and instead has sought ways to repress the voices of those disturbed by the country’s stance on human rights.

Dua Lipa Responds to Rumors About Performing at the 2022 World Cup

Dua Lipa Responds to Rumors About Performing at the 2022 World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is already off to a dramatic start with less than 6 says before the event actually begins. Rumors and unfulfilled commitments are the themes that the press for this event has lingered on. Thankfully one of the rumors surrounding the series has been cleared up.

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