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Britain boycotted Qatar, no TV broadcasted the World Cup ceremony

Britain boycotted Qatar, no TV broadcasted the World Cup ceremony

British fans have not been able to see the ceremony that opened the world football championship in Qatar on any television channel.

They have hit back at the BBC and ITV not showing the most watched sporting event, forcing them to watch it online.

During the first half of the ceremony BBC One chose not to cut the Women's Super League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Even after the match was over the BBC refused to show the rest of the ceremony and instead broadcast a report on Qatar's questionable human rights record and the controversy surrounding the tournament.

Here's what British fans are saying on social media:

"So the BBC aren't showing the full opening ceremony because they don't agree with Qatar's human rights record... I get it... but why are they there?" said one commenter.

“@BBC where is the World Cup opening ceremony? I pay TV license for you guys, I don't want to hear and watch your negativity! If you didn't want to show it, you should have given it to ITV or just boycotted his show!'

'So nobody broadcast the opening ceremony of the World Cup in IL and the BBC just use that place to preach instead while their presenters are making millions?'