Fifa 2022 World Cup deaths in Qatar: the ugly side of the beautiful game

Every four years, when the World Cup rolls around, most football fans are willing to pay the price of sleep deprivation and sorely tested relationships. But there have been other, far steeper, costs for next year’s edition in Qatar.In February, reports emerged that more than 6,500 migrant workers from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka had died in the Middle East nation since 2011, when it won the right to host the tournament. A significant proportion of those who died were…