Sepp Blatter Says Qatar for 2022 FIFA World Cup a 'Mistake'

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter revealed the decision to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where summer temperatures go as high as 40 degree Celsius was a mistake. Blatter said the tournament could be postponed and played in the winter instead.

updated: May 16, 2014 14:33 IST
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said it was a mistake to choose Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup because of the country's sweltering summertime climate.

When asked if it was a mistake choosing the Middle East country because of its high temperatures during the summer months, Blatter said in an interview Thursday with Swiss RTS station: "Yes, of course."

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