Since Qatar was awarded the privilege to host the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022
FIFA's Head of Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Andreas Graf stated that the main task is to push for the creation of a long-term positive legacy after the World Cup 2022,
appreciating the reforms implemented by Qatar with regard to workers' rights,
during a conference on human rights organized by the German Football Association (DFB) in Frankfurt.
Additionally, he emphasized the steps that FIFA takes to protect those who work on World Cup projects
When Reuters contacted the Qatari government for comment regarding the rights groups' claims, they did not answer right away.
Although denying a 2021 Amnesty International claim that thousands of migrant
as well as spectators and other participants, by highlighting the measures that they take.
Over 17,000 fans from 15 countries, including 10,000 from Europe, participated in a YouGov survey last week.