Summary by Ground NewsSportswashing works on the principle that the grander the illusion, the more immune it is to criticism. The idea is as old as time, just modernised by Arabian Peninsula states Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia redesigning professional sport through boundless investment. The founder of Qatar, Jassim bin Muhammed al Thani, fathered 56 children. The current emir, Sheikh Tamim (42), is an English-educated Old Harrovian, like Winston Churchill.
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