Eric Dier, the England defender, has expressed his disappointment regarding the treatment of migrant workers and human rights issues in Qatar and how they have dampened excitement for the World Cup.
The government of Qatar has faced intense criticism regarding its labour system and its treatment of migrant workers, with allegations made by various human rights groups.
Although Qatar denies these allegations, worker deaths linked to World Cup projects in the country make it impossible to focus solely on the football tournament.
Eric Dier, a defender for England, has expressed his disappointment over the treatment of migrant workers and human rights issues in Qatar, which have overshadowed the World Cup.
Dier highlights the "terrible situation" faced by migrant workers in Qatar while emphasising the ongoing controversy surrounding the country.
He feels compelled to learn more about the situation in the host country.
Labour unions have criticised conditions for workers in Qatar, with workers reportedly suffering from various issues like low pay and lack of safety precautions.
Germany's foreign minister, meanwhile, has criticised Nike for sponsoring five teams in the tournament, describing the company's business practices and the World Cup as "severely at odds.
" FIFA president Gianni Infantino has lashed out at European critics in response to the controversy surrounding Qatar's human rights record.
Dier called for football to be cherished and looked after in the right way while acknowledging the situation in the host country.