Play the Gay Away
When will sponsors realise they can’t win at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar?
Every four years, squads of highly paid professionals gather together to unite the world, hammer their opposition and prove to everyone that their team is number one. These teams are marketing departments, and their tournament will have kicked off many years before players arrive in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in early November.
The World Cup is sports marketing’s Valhalla — a broadcast utopia of passionate global viewers, high stakes, even bigger media spends and lofty brand aspirations…