Norway wear shirts protesting against the Qatar World Cup
Norway players, including Erling Haaland (far left), wore shirts last year saying 'human rights on and off the pitch' in protest of the Qatar World Cup. Norway have not qualified for the tournament.

The time has come for the teams competing at the World Cup to concentrate on football.

There is controversy surrounding the tournament which starts in November.

Same-sex relationships, its human rights record and its treatment of migrant workers have been criticized by the country.

Protests have been planned.

England's Harry Kane is one of nine captains of European teams who will be wearing'One Love' armbands.

Hummel said it doesn't want to be seen in the World Cup because it claims the tournament has cost thousands of lives.

Despite France being the defending champion, Paris and other French cities refuse to show the World Cup.

Australia's squad has released a video urging other countries to remove laws against same-sex relationships.

It was not fair for players to be expected to make political statements or protest at the tournament, according to the manager.

It is disappointing that the tournament is being held in a country that does not have a good reputation. The Gulf state is not the right place for a tournament to be held.

Russia is currently being banned from the sport of football by the sport's governing body. The Ukrainian FA has called for Iran to be banned from the World Cup for violating human rights. They think the country's protests may violate the principles and norms of the sport.

For the first time, the World Cup will be held in the winter. The finals would have been held in air-conditioned enclosed stadiums, but the proposal was rejected.

Everyone is welcome to visit the country to watch the football and no one will be discriminated against.

The governing body of the game has written to every nation.

"Everyone is welcome regardless of origin, background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or nationality" is what the letter says.

There are many challenges and difficulties of a political nature throughout the world.

The event will include seven new stadiums, an airport, roads, and 100 hotels. Most of the foreign labourers hired to build the stadiums are from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and the Philippines.

There have been complaints about the treatment of foreign labourers in the country.

According to the Guardian, 6,500 migrant workers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have died since it won the right to host the World Cup in 2020.

The numbers are based on figures provided by the embassies in the country.

The total was not true because not all of the deaths were related to the World Cup.

There were 37 deaths among labourers at World Cup stadium construction sites over the course of two years, according to the government.

Evidence has been gathered that suggests the deaths of foreign labourers may have been under reported.

Any injury or death related to any construction project for the World Cup should be compensated, according to the England's Football Association.

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