South Africa’s Government Wanted the 2010 World Cup for Political Reasons
By 08 July 2020

Many people think that football and politics do not mix, but this is not the case. Politics actually plays a huge role in football and this can be seen whenever FIFA are trying to decide where the World Cup will be held. You need only look at Qatar getting chosen as the hosts of the 2022 World Cup to see politics in action. Qatar, a country that is not even known for its football, was chosen ahead of England, the home of football.

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