Jordan Henderson has admitted that his household may not be on the World Cup in Qatar resulting from security fears. The England midfielder revealed that his father was not planning to make the journey after the Champions League mismanagement in Paris.
The World Cup is lower than two months away. However there are issues concerning the security of the followers which might be touring to Qatar due to the strict legal guidelines and human rights points surrounding the match.
Henderson is the second England worldwide to speak about his household’s security in Qatar, after Eric Dier revealed he had instructed his household to not fly there. The Liverpool captain was quoted by the Day by day Star as saying:
“I feel it was fairly horrific [Champions League final situation]. Once I spoke to a few of my pals, like my household and my dad, it was it was fairly unhealthy.
“I suppose as a fan, if you are going to the sport and you do not really feel snug and you are feeling threatened by no matter scenario, you are not going to need to go once more.
“And it is so simple as that actually. My household and pals have had a few experiences during the last couple of years which have actually shocked them – and possibly put them off going to future video games.”
“Hopefully that modifications within the close to future when it will get nearer to the match. However once you see scenes like you have got within the Euros last and Champions League last, then they do not actually need to go and put themselves in that scenario once more. My dad mentioned that after the Champions League last that that was him achieved.
“When it will get nearer to it, I feel there’s quite a lot of safety components and issues which might be happening in Qatar that I am certain will make folks extra secure.
“However once you’ve had these experiences typically you assume is it value risking it. If it was me, I would not need to put myself in that scenario. However we should see nearer to the time.”
England have been clubbed with the USA of America, Iran and Wales in Group B on the Qatar World Cup.
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Their first match is in opposition to Iran on November 21. They are going to then face USA on November 26 adopted by Wales on November 30.