World Cup sponsor Budweiser mock last-minute Qatar beer ban

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World Cup sponsor Budweiser have reacted comically to the eleventh-hour news that Qatari officials have banned alcohol inside and around all eight of their stadiums for the tournament. The American-style pale lager company tweeted from their official Twitter account: “Well this is awkward,” just moments after the ban was confirmed just days out from the World Cup’s opening match on Sunday.

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