Eric Dier accepts World Cup marred by ‘terrible situation’ for migrant workers

England defender: ‘Wrong to ignore’ controversies in QatarDier: ‘It’s difficult for players. We have no say in where we play’England’s Eric Dier has described the “terrible situation” for migrant workers in Qatar as disappointing and said that controversies away from the pitch have diluted some of his excitement about the World Cup.While the official number of worker deaths during preparations for the tournament has been put at three, according to the Qataris and the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, that figure has been disputed by human rights organisations. It has been reported that the real number of worker deaths linked to World Cup projects in Qatar will never be known.

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