‘Hell Hath No Fury Like A Soccer Fan Denied Beer’: Stuart Varney Reacts To Qatar’s Last-Second Alcohol Rule Change

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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Fox Business’ Stuart Varney reacted Friday to news that Qatar has banned alcohol from World Cup stadiums, surely upsetting thousands soccer fans.

Qatar, a Muslim country, announced it would not allow alcohol sales to fans at any of the World Cup’s eight stadiums, according to the BBC. Alcohol was initially set to be served “in select areas within stadiums,” the BBC reported.

“Following discussions between host country authorities and Fifa, a decision has been made to focus the sale of alcoholic beverages on the Fifa fan festival, other fan destinations and licensed venues, removing sales points of beer from Qatar’s Fifa World Cup 2022 stadium perimeters,” FIFA said in a statement.

Fifa said “there is no impact to the sale of Bud Zero which will remain available at all Qatar’s World Cup stadiums.” (RELATED: Poland National Soccer Team Gets Fighter Jet Escort On Their Way To World Cup)

Varney, who focuses on business, couldn’t hold back from weighing in on the matter.

“Sport, which we don’t often cover, but here is a blockbuster: no alcohol at the World Cup? Budweiser was supposed to serve beer at the games but the host country, conservative Muslim Qatar, just this morning said ‘no.’ I’ll leave with this: hell hath no fury like a soccer fan denied beer.”