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Budweiser plans to ship unsold beer to the country that wins the World Cup, after Qatar's sudden U-turn on selling alcohol in the stadiums

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Qatar suddenly banned the sale of alcohol in World Cup stadiums, despite previously allowing this.
That left beverage sponsor Budweiser with a lot of unsold beer.
It tweeted an image of a mountain of beer cases and said it will ship the unsold brew to the World Cup 2022 winner.
When FIFA announced a ban on the sale of alcoholic drinks at all eight World Cup 2022 stadiums on Friday - mere 48 hours before the first kickoff - Budweiser was left holding a limp $75 million beverage sponsorship deal , and plenty of beer. But not all was going down the drain. Just a day later...
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