This is the side of the World Cup that Qatar would prefer you ignore

By Miguel Delaney

28 Nov 2022 · 7 min read

It is one of regular moments of harsh reality that takes you out of the illusion that is this World Cup. As the taxi driver drops the group off, there is a sudden plea. It is not for a five-star rating.

“Can you give me a tip please,” he says. “I have no money to eat.”

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