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FIFA boss Sepp Blatter condemned European media for “attacking” 2022 World Cup host Qatar on Tuesday, days after slamming European countries and companies over the controversial tournament.

The veteran Swiss said media had been unfair to Qatar as he made an impassioned defence of the event to delegates at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) awards in Kuala Lumpur.

“It is not fair when the international media and especially European media are taking up the focus of an Arab country here in Asia, and attacking, criticising this country,” Blatter said. — AFP

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