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Forcing Saudi Arabia to sell beer at World Cup 'would be Islamophobic'

Sky News Friday, 25 November 2022
Forcing Saudi Arabia to sell beer at World Cup 'would be Islamophobic'Saudi Arabia's sports minister has told Sky News it would be Islamophobic to be forced by FIFA to sell alcohol if a World Cup is hosted in the country.
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News video: Fans of Argentina and Saudi Arabia respond to the shocking World Cup upset.

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The first shocking outcome of the Qatar 2022 World Cup just occurred, and it was unforgettable.

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Thousands Gather, to Say Farewell, to Pelé. On January 3, tens of thousands of mourners travelled to Santos to pay their respects to legendary soccer player Pelé. On January 3, tens of thousands of mourners travelled to Santos to pay their respects to legendary soccer player Pelé. Fox News reports that the mourners included Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The soccer legend's coffin was transported by the fire department from Vila Belmiro stadium and passed by the house of Pelé's 100-year-old mother. While his mother, Celeste Arantes, did not make an appearance, Pelé's sister, Maria Lucia, waved to mourners from the balcony. Fox News reports that President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the first lady of Brazil were both in attendance at the open casket service. Fox News reports that President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the first lady of Brazil were both in attendance at the open casket service. In response to Pelé's death, Brazil's government declared three days of national mourning. Pelé is incomparable as a soccer player and as a human being, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil, via Fox News. Pelé played for Santos from 1956 to 1974, earning the nickname the "King of Soccer.". Among other notable appearances, FIFA President Gianni Infantino also traveled to say goodbye to one of soccer's greatest players. Among other notable appearances, FIFA President Gianni Infantino also traveled to say goodbye to one of soccer's greatest players. The most important in any case is to pay tribute to King Pelé, and whilst I humbly suggested that throughout our 211 member associations at least one football stadium or venue is named after him, we will set the example by giving the pitch in our headquarters the name 'Estádio Pelé, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, via Fox News. The most important in any case is to pay tribute to King Pelé, and whilst I humbly suggested that throughout our 211 member associations at least one football stadium or venue is named after him, we will set the example by giving the pitch in our headquarters the name 'Estádio Pelé, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, via Fox News. The most important in any case is to pay tribute to King Pelé, and whilst I humbly suggested that throughout our 211 member associations at least one football stadium or venue is named after him, we will set the example by giving the pitch in our headquarters the name 'Estádio Pelé, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, via Fox News

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