Beer sales banned at all game venue

Qatar initially agreed to permit beer sales when it won a bid to host the games in 2010

a conservative Muslim nation where alcohol and homosexuality are both generally illegal

At the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the host country was forced to change a law to allow alcohol sales in stadiums.

Non-alcoholic beer will still be available for fans at the 64  matches.

Budweiser has paid tens of millions of dollars for the right to be the official alcohol sponsor at World Cup events.

"Host country authorities and FIFA will continue to ensure that the stadiums and surrounding areas provide an enjoyable, respectful and pleasant experience for all fans.