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Shocked fans in Qatar react to the news of booze ban at World Cup stadiums

Added 11-18-22 09:36:03am EST - “Brian Davidson, the first fan in Qatar to drink an official World Cup beer said: 'I'm devastated, it doesn't make sense. What's wrong with having a beer at a match?” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Football fans angry after alcohol ban at Fifa World Cup 2022 in Qatar”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Football fans reacted with a mix of anger and resignation at the ban on sales of beer at World Cup stadiums today.

England fan Alex Todd, 25, from Solihull said: ‘It's madness. Why is the World Cup here when basic pleasures are taken from you?

Brian Davidson, the first fan in Qatar to drink an official World Cup beer, said: ‘I’m devastated, it doesn't make sense. What's wrong with having a beer at a match? Beer wasn't going to be sold inside the stadiums anyhow, just on the concourse outside.

'Millions of people are coming from all over the world and they just want to watch football, enjoy the sun and knock back a few beers. 

'I'll just have to go to the fan zones or a hotel for a drink but it's a real pity that the Qataris have implemented this ban.'

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