The medal of the day Liverpool Reds change hotel in Doha for ethical reasons

The Liverpool players dominated the Belgians Genk (2-1), November 5, 2019. (OLI SCARFF / AFP)

The Reds, reigning European Champion, who played on Tuesday 5 November in the Champions League, and who dominated the Belgians of Genk (2-1), are expected in Qatar next month to compete in the FIFA Club World Cup. The match is scheduled for December 18th. The problem is that the day before, December 17, the same Liverpool club will play, in England, the cup of the League. And the Reds are going to have to … split. That means keeping some of the players at home, and sending the other to Qatar.

Those who will go to the Qtar will not sleep where it was intended that they sleep: according to our English colleagues The Athletic, the Reds decided to change hotels in Doha, for ethical reasons. The Liverpool players had to go down to a luxury establishment, located on an artificial island, but pinned by a survey of Guardianbecause he would pay his employees very badly. These include the working conditions of security guards, who are singled out.

Paid a pittance to work twelve hours in a row at 45 ° C, not to mention missed holidays and large fines for employees under pressure who slept in their workplace. Upon learning this, the Liverpool club decided to change his plans: he informed Fifa and the Qatari authorities. To finally book in an establishment more in adequacy with its principles. A gesture that honors the Mersey club. And a damn signal sent to Qatar, now three years of the World Cup.


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