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PSG: why the Champions League is at the heart of Qatari diplomatic strategy

2021-09-14T17:11:06.363Z

INVESTIGATION - A first coronation in Europe, with Lionel Messi, would have repercussions that would go far beyond sport.



More than ever, PSG wants to dream very big.

Ten years after its passage under the Qatari flag, the club of the capital begins a new campaign in the Champions League this Wednesday (9 p.m.), in Bruges.

And like every year, the ambition is clear: victory, to finally win a first coronation in the queen of club competitions.

Although, this 2021-2022 exercise is in no way comparable to the previous ones.

In view of the resources deployed this summer, during the transfer window, the Paris SG is more than ever expected.

The pressure, even stronger than before.

Especially that a coronation in 2022 would have a strong impact, a few months before the World Cup ... in Qatar (November 21-December 18, 2022).

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Major reporter for

Le Figaro

and specialist in the Middle East, Georges Malbrunot imagines that a Parisian coronation in Saint Petersburg, on May 28, 2022, would allow Qatar to "

deflate all possible concerns and criticisms about the organization of the World Cup

".

And to add that this epic could act "

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Source: lefigaro

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