Believe it or not, Saudi Arabia has been using the same tactic for the past few years and has succeeded to some extent.
Contrary to what many believe, the most powerful example of their influence is not soccer. It’s golf. Last yearhe kingdom’s relatively quiet maneuvering in the world of soccer is attributed to its long-term ambitions.They are now the overwhelming favorites to host the 2034 Mundial after FIFA said the Saudis remained the only contender after Australia declined. So it’s all over but the shouting. India is not left out either, as the world’s richest T20 cricket league, the Indian Premier League (IPL), has Visit Saudi (a massive tourism campaign run by the Saudi Tourism Authority) and Aramco (the de facto owner of England’s Engl. Salman is known to be the organizer of Saudi Arabia’s aspirations in the world of sports. In this endeavor, the comBut where does this sudden desire by the Saudis to make a name for themselves in the world of sports come from? Some believe they want to improve their image as an oppressive regime, which reached its peak after the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, committed apparently on the orders of the Saudi government.1447252Share this link:FacebookXLiked this:Loading…RelatedCarlo Ancelotti expects Vinicius Jr to stay at the club after racism incident at ValenciaMay 23, 2023In Soccer News.Bayern president gives huge verdict on possible Harri Kane transfer dealJuly, 2023.In Soccer News.Igor Stimac asks PM Modi to intervene after the Indian soccer team did not get the green signal for the Asian GamesJuly, 2023.In Soccer News.Note NavigationBruno Fernandes’ late goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 win over Fulham and eased the pressure on Ten Hag