Jordan Henderson has admitted that his household won’t 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 considerations in regards to the security of the followers which are touring to Qatar due to the strict legal guidelines and human rights points surrounding the event.
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 Daily Star as saying:
“I feel it was fairly horrific [Champions League final situation]. After I spoke to a few of my pals, like my household and my dad, it was it was fairly dangerous.
“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 doubtless put them off going to future video games.”
“Hopefully that modifications within the close to future when it will get nearer to the event. However while you see scenes like you may have within the Euros remaining and Champions League remaining, then they do not actually need to go and put themselves in that scenario once more. My dad mentioned that after the Champions League remaining that that was him finished.
“When it will get nearer to it, I feel there’s loads of safety parts and issues which are occurring in Qatar that I am certain will make folks extra protected.
“However while you’ve had these experiences generally you suppose is it price risking it. If it was me, I would not need to put myself in that scenario. However we must see nearer to the time.”
England are in World Cup Group B
England have been clubbed with the USA of America, Iran and Wales in Group B on the Qatar World Cup.
Their first match is in opposition to Iran on November 21. They’ll then face USA on November 26 adopted by Wales on November 30.