The World Cup of Hypocrisy

It turns out we’re all losers

Ryan Frawley

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Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

We knew it was coming

When it was announced twelve years ago that this year’s World Cup would be held in Qatar, people were concerned. The tiny gulf state has no history of football success, and its desert location is hardly amenable to holding the world’s biggest sporting event.

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Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science. www.ryanfrawley.com