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Sepp Blatter: The World Cup in Qatar was a wrong decision

Sepp Blatter: The World Cup in Qatar was a wrong decision

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was wrong.

Blatter was president of world soccer's governing body when Qatar was awarded the tournament in 2010.

"I was right at one point when I said that this championship should not go there," he said, as he added that "Qatar is too small a country to host the tournament and that football and the World Cup are too big for to".

The Gulf state has been criticized for its stance on same-sex relationships, its human rights record and its treatment of migrant workers.