SOCCER fans in Qatar still manage to get their hands on copious amounts of booze – despite alcohol being banned in stadiums.
In an eleven-hour U-turn, Fifa announced that there would be no more alcohol in any of the eight World Cup venues.
But the alcohol is still flowing into fan zones and hotels, according to the Daily Mail.
England fans are sure to be chasing the cheapest pints after Australia fans find somewhere with a ‘happy hour’.
Self-service troughs, hotels and restaurants serve plenty of alcohol.
And instead of almost £12 for less than a pint in the Official Fan Zone, a ‘Happy Hour’ pint is set to cost £7.84 at a cheaper location.
The news will be music to the ears of Three Lions fans who have been searching for alcohol themselves.
Two adventurous supporters claiming their hunt for beer were seen enjoying a wild night of partying at a palace with the son of one of Qatar’s sheikhs.
But England fans were still in a party mood after yesterday’s 6-2 win over Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium – despite the lack of alcohol at the stadium.
The traveling Three Lions hosted a victory party after watching teenage sensation Jude Bellingham inspire Gareth Southgate’s side to victory.
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There were chants of: “1, 2, 3, 4; Woaah, England is in Doha; Woaah, drink Coca-Cola; Woaah, England goes the whole waaay.”
Bellingham gave the Three Lions their best start at a World Cup when his masterful header opened the floodgates against Iran.
Alongside teenage ace Bellingham, Bukayo Saka scored twice, with Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish also on the scoresheet.
Grealish dedicated his late goal to 11-year-old fan Finlay, who suffers from cerebral palsy.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/6736121/cheapest-pint-world-cup-england-fans-qatar/ England fans are chasing the cheapest pint at the World Cup after spotting the ‘bargain’ price during happy hour in Qatar