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Watch ‘We want beer’, Ecuador fans demand alcohol during match vs Qatar at 2022 FIFA World Cup, video goes viral

Watch Ecuadorian fans chant ‘We want beer’ at Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, video quickly goes viral on social media

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is now underway in Qatar. The tournament began on November 20, with host Qatar facing Ecuador on the first day. Despite the home advantage, Ecuador easily beat the hosts 0:2. The defeat makes Qatar the only nation in FIFA World Cup history to lose as a host.

Fans traveled from all over the world to support their country and many were unhappy with the decision to ban alcohol. The Qatari government has outright banned the sale of alcohol in stadiums. The concept of bringing alcohol into football stadiums is not new to European tournaments; but at the World Cup in Qatar, supporters were heard chanting “we want beer!”

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Ecuador fans demand alcohol and beer during 2022 FIFA World Cup match against Qatar, video goes viral

At the request of the Al Thani royal family of Qatar, tournament administrators issued a total ban on the sale of alcohol near the stadiums just two days before the start of the competition. As part of the $83 million deal with AB InBev, Budweiser’s parent company, the beer was originally planned to be distributed at designated locations around the stadiums, before and after games. During the game, Ecuador supporters shouted “We want beer” indignantly.

Ecuador beat Qatar 2-0

The 2022 FIFA World Cup started on November 20. The tournament began with a match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador from Group A. Ecuador started the match on a strong note, dominating possession until the final whistle thanks to two goals from Enner Valencia. In contrast, Qatar did not register a single shot on Ecuador’s goal. The fans were unhappy with their team’s performance and started to leave the stadium at halftime. Qatar became the only country in FIFA World Cup history to lose their first match as hosts after losing to Ecuador. Follow

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