The true cost of the Qatar 2022 World Cup

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  • Qatar reportedly spent over $229 billion on the largest infrastructure project in World Cup history.
  • The Gulf state recruited hundreds of thousands of migrant workers mainly from India and Nepal.
  • Behind the glitz and celebrity endorsements lie accusations of corruption and human-rights abuses.

In November, Qatar will become the first country in the Middle East to host the World Cup. But preparing the tiny desert nation for the tournament came with an alarming human toll.

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