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The Workers Cup

The Workers Cup

Directed by Adam Sobel

Inside Qatar's labor camps, the World Cup facilities are being built on the backs of 1.6 million migrant workers. By day the laborers sweat to build; by night they compete in a “workers welfare” football tournament, playing in the same stadiums that will one day host the world’s greatest players. Each match offers them a momentary escape from the homesickness and isolation they endure as the lowest class in the world’s richest country.

Inside Qatar's labor camps, African and Asian migrant workers building the facilities of the 2022 World Cup compete in a football tournament of their own.

Cast: Grahame McCaig