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Dec 03, 2010
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Sunni Scholar Sheik Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi on FIFA's Selection of Qatar to Host 2022 World Cup: "America Wants to Have a Monopoly on Everything"

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Source: Qatar TV

Following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Sunni scholar Sheik Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi, which aired on Qatar TV on December 3, 2010:

Sheik Yousuf Al-Qaradhawi: I sat down yesterday, along with the people of Qatar, awaiting the results of the FIFI... What's it called? FIFA. So I was watching, until it got to the point where Qatar was competing with America. I was taken over by excitement, and I said: May God eliminate America, and grant success to Qatar. Indeed, America was eliminated and Qatar was successful. Allah be praised. This is the first time we beat America in anything.

My excitement was increased by Obama's statement. Obama appeared a little bit later, and delivered a really bad statement. He said that the FIFA decision was the "wrong decision."

This is an indication of the bad politics of this man. He interfered in something that was done through elections and voting. It is inconceivable that Qatar can buy all these countries' votes, while the US cannot. This demonstrates that America wants to have a monopoly on everything.

These people are the most arrogant on the face of the Earth. They refuse to allow us to have anything. They want to have a monopoly on politics, a monopoly on the economy, a monopoly on weapons, a monopoly on soccer and other sports, a monopoly on everything, without leaving us anything, as if we were not part of this world.


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