Qatar World Cup Feeling Heat, Not For Human Rights Abuses
Sports Illustrated's soccer reporter says multiple sources have confirmed FIFA will move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter months.By Cliff Judy | February 18, 2015
Don't expect to see the summer skyline in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.
In a potentially historic decision, FIFA is now reportedly prepared to flip the calendar on the world's biggest soccer event because of extreme heat concerns.
Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl is reporting multiple sources say a winter World Cup around November or December is a "done deal." FIFA's executive committee is set to meet in Zurich next month to make the decision final.