Qatar bankrolled the signing of Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, but where the reasons all about football? Photo: AFP
Simon Chadwick
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Chadwick

From Neymar and the World Cup to African stadiums and the Winter Olympics, how China and Qatar use sport to tackle resource issues

The amount of money it’s costing the pair to put on mega events might be eye-watering, but the expenditure serves national interests far beyond the field of play

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Qatar bankrolled the signing of Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, but where the reasons all about football? Photo: AFP
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