Soccer Culture in the Middle East
Monday, 21 November 2022
Despite not being part of Middle Eastern custom nor culture, soccer advances far. Yet it still clashes with conservative religious teachings.
FOR the first time in history, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), is holding the World Cup competition in the Middle East, namely in Qatar. The tiny and wealthy nation in the Arabian bay, or rather the Gulf of Persia, has a population dominated by migrants (88 percent) compared to only 12 percent Qatari Arabs.
The World Cup 2022 will run from November 20 through December 18. There will be 32 teams competi...
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