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Netherlands coach van Gaal slams Qatar World Cup as 'ridiculous'

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal believes that it is "ridiculous" to hold a World Cup in Qatar.

The 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup is taking place in the Middle East nation between November 21 to December 18.

The edition is the first to take place in the winter, due to the extreme heat in Qatar during the summer.

"We will be playing in a country where FIFA say we are going to help develop football. That is bulls---," Van Gaal told a news conference.

"The tournament in Qatar is about money and commercial interest. That is what matters to FIFA."

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