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House of Champions: A CBS Soccer Podcast

CBS Sports, Soccer, Chelsea, Fabrizio Romano, Champions League, Premier League, Serie A



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Qatar's tainted tournament: The uncomfortable truths about the 2022 World Cup (Soccer 11/15)

• 35 min

Ian Paul Joy and Nigel Reo-Coker are joined by Miguel Delaney, The Independent's chief soccer writer, to discuss the problematic nature of the Qatar World Cup and the debate over whether players should use their platforms to speak out against the host nation and FIFA. (01:55) -- World Cup undercut by modern slavery (06:04) -- The intersection of politics and sports (16:30) -- David Beckham facing backlash over ambassador role (19:14) -- Will Qatar be the last World Cup of its kind? (25:32) -- Burden on players to protest House of Champions is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow the House of Champions team on Twitter: @ChampsHouseCBS, @JOYPAULIAN, @MikeLahoud, @FabrizioRomano, @Jon_LeGossip, @jamesbenge, @PartidoPooper Watch House of Champions on YouTube: For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, the Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División by subscribing Paramount Plus and use offer code ALLYEAR to save 50% on annual plans: To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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