Welcome to Fifa’s Technical Study Group: nothing is bad, everything is good | Barney Ronay

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Arsène Wenger might have got a yellow card for breaching protocol, but the aim is to reinforce and justify every aspect of this tainted, corrupt World Cup

Living easy, Loving free, Asking nothing. Yes, that’s right. It is now time. Welcome to the Fifa Technical Study Group weekly media briefing at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha.

Qatar is a place of constant piped music, most of it weirdly jarring. Walking down a gleaming gantry at a half-constructed training complex hangar? You’ll be wanting some Howard Jones. Shopping for groceries? Here’s a super-slow orchestral arrangement of More Than Words by Extreme that will nag away at your brain for almost three weeks before finally revealing itself, horribly, in the pastry aisle.

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Written by Barney Ronay in Doha
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