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Saudi Arabia’s World Cup coup

Saudi Arabia’s World Cup coup


The oil-rich Gulf kingdom will host the 2034 men’s football World Cup. How did it win the bid, why is it controversial and what does it tell us about the shift happening in the world’s most popular sport?

This episode was written by Andrew Butler and mixed by Claudia Williams.