Football's Staying Home: David Baddiel on Qatar

Football's Staying Home: David Baddiel on Qatar

By Global

Comedian Joe Lycett is offering ten thousand pounds to an LGBTQ+ charity if David Beckham pulls out of his multi-zillion dollar ambassadorial role in Qatar's World Cup. He calls on Beckham as a role model and ally to think about gay football fans in a country that criminalises homosexuality.

The News Agents have been hearing of the growing unease from members of the LGBTQ+ community who feel a deep disquiet from prominent figures in the world of entertainment prepared to take the Qatari dollar. Today, we'll hear from gay sports reporter Adam Crafton covering the World Cup, and from David Baddiel of 'Three Lions' fame who says he won't go to an England World Cup final in Qatar even if he's offered tickets....

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