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Lahm Plans To Boycott Qatar 2022 World Cup

Lahm Plans To Boycott Qatar 2022 World Cup

Former Germany and Bayern Munich skipper Philipp Lahm has revealed he plans to boycott the World Cup later this year due to Qatar’s human rights record.

Lahm led Germany to the World Cup title after they beat Argentina in the final of the 2014 tournament. And he’s now working as the German FA’s tournament director for Euro 2024.

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But despite that, the 38-year-old said he won’t be attending the next major tournament.

“I’m not part of the delegation and I’m not keen on flying there as a fan,” Lahm told German publication Kicker.

“I prefer to follow the tournament from home. If I If I had a job or an agenda in Qatar in my capacity as Euro tournament director, it would of course look different.”

Lahm believes Qatar should never have been given the responsibility and has called for a change in how a host nation is picked.

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“Human rights should play the biggest role in the awarding of a tournament,” he continued.

“If a country is awarded the contract that is one of the worst performers in this regard, you start to think about the criteria used to make the decision.

“That shouldn’t happen again in the future. Human rights, sustainability, the size of the country – none of that seems to have played a role.”

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  • Khalil 4 months ago

    Human right to perpetrate Gayism?
    Philip Lahm should get out!

    He can as well be far away from them with their polluted for of human right.

     
  • Papafem 4 months ago

    The human thing this guy is talking about is LGBT stuff. You can’t just force people into your culture or into a system they are totally alien to. Your presence in Quatar is totally useless. So stay off

     
  • Bobo Colorado Springs 4 months ago

    To hell with their LGBTQ agenda, to hell with abortion stupidity, and to hell with their transgenda stupidity. These are antichrist agenda being perpetrated by the evil cabals/Globalists for their new world order agenda; all these nonesense are not African nor our culture. Lahm / lamb or whatever your name is, evil agenda are not human right.