A surprising statement has come from FIFA on a Friday.

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The Qatar Government has banned Beer from Eight FIFA Stadiums.

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This decision has come 2 days before the start of the FIFA World Cup.

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The Name of the FIFA Sponsor Beer is BUDWEISER.

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Qatar assured FIFA officials that it would not follow local customs during the World Cup.

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Alcohol is not banned in Qatar but drinking in public is an offense.

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There was an settlement between FIFA and Qatar in September.

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You can buy Beer before and after the match in the stadium perimeter.

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But you can't buy Beer during the match.

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Budweiser paid $75 million to sponsor the beer.

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Beer will only be available at FIFA Fan Festivities and licensed locations.

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