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What They're Saying
November 23rd, 2013 12:51AM
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TAGS:  fifa, world cup 2022


"Two of these countries pressured the voting men in FIFA: France and Germany. I think the heads of state of these two countries should also express what they think of this situation."

-- FIFA president Sepp Blatter, suggesting it was hypocritical for the European Parliament to urge FIFA to pressure Qatar to address labor conditions at World Cup-related construction sites when political pressure from European countries desirous of doing business with Qatar was used in FIFA's awarding of the 2022 World Cup. (Reuters)

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