The FIFA World Cup 2022 will get underway in Qatar on Sunday (November 20) and a grand opening ceremony like all the time was anticipated to kick off the largest sporting occasion on the planet. Probably the most memorable opening ceremony was again in 2010 in South Africa when Colombian pop star Shakira set the stage alight along with her track ‘Waka, Waka’.
Nevertheless, the criticism that has been directed on the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has resulted in among the high artists rejecting the prospect to be on the opening ceremony. Two of the largest attaractions, Dua Lipa and Rod Stewart, have already turned down the chance to carry out on Sunday.
Shakira has her personal private points to cope with and her presence on the World Cup in Qatar was criticized on social media. In keeping with ‘El programa de Ana Rosa’, Shakira is not going to carry out on the ceremony after altering her thoughts a couple of days earlier than the beginning of the World Cup.
“It’s been confirmed to me that Shakira is not going to carry out on the opening ceremony, however they gained’t say if she may have one other position all through the World Cup,” Adriana Dorronsoro was quoted as saying by Spanish newspaper Marca.
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— Shakira (@shakira) November 14, 2022
Sandra Aladro, one other contributor to the Telecinco program, stated that she has spoken to the artist’s entourage. “They’ve confirmed that she gained’t be performing,” Aladro stated. “She was going to be a visitor performer, now she must ship an announcement to clarify all the things.”
World Cup 2022 prize cash disparity is an impediment to Equal Pay
FIFA World Cup 2022 prize cash continues to be a sticking level for equality in soccer, regardless of the historic equal pay settlement between US Soccer and their males’s and girls’s groups. Earlier this 12 months, the US Nationwide groups determined to separate prize cash, which implies that the haul from taking part in within the sport’s most prestigious tournaments will probably be distributed equally between gamers for each groups – after the federation takes a reduce off the highest.
It was a landmark settlement, hailed as an necessary step for equality even past sports activities. However different nations haven’t adopted swimsuit.
On the coronary heart of the matter is the massive disparity in prize cash between the boys’s and girls’s tournaments – and the way it’s finally handed on by federations to their gamers. FIFA has earmarked $440 million in prize cash for this 12 months’s males’s World Cup. The winner in Qatar will take house $42 million.
The US Ladies gained $4 million from a $30 million pot on the 2019 Ladies’s World Cup. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed doubling the prize cash for the 2023 occasion, however the area has expanded from 24 to 32 groups.
(with company inputs)