The ban on drinking alcohol during the World Cup games in Qatar made two fans go one step too far to ensure they could enjoy the game with the coveted drink in hand.
Footage that emerged on social media showed the pair allegedly trying to sneak alcohol into the stadium, by hiding it in binoculars, despite being thoroughly searched by a security guard before entering the stands to watch their country's 0-0 draw with Poland.
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The security man examined the binoculars, and it seems that he suspected something.
He unscrews the lenses of the eye to reveal what appears to be a kind of drinking straw.
Given Qatar's strict ban on alcohol, we can hazard a guess as to what was hidden in the container.
Binoculars to watch the game?
Qatari security confiscates binoculars a fan used to hide an alcoholic drink in.
— FT90Extra (@FT90Extra) November 23, 2022
By the way, you can find a similar product on eBay called 'Hidden Alcohol Binoculars' - which sells for an average price of $15, and is very similar to the one in the video.
However, what the bottle contained remains a mystery - although some fans online have already declared that it was alcohol.
One user posted the video on Twitter and said: "Qatar security confiscates binoculars used by fan to hide alcoholic drink."
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