Webinar hosted by Professor Simon Chadwick with
Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Rice University, US
James Montague, author and journalist,
David Harding, Former desk editor for Agence France Presse in Doha.
Over the last two decades, the Gulf region has played an increasingly prominent role in global football. Its states now own several overseas clubs, its companies have been among some of the world's biggest spenders on sports sponsorship, and its nations now play host to some of the world's biggest tournaments and matches. To help understand how this happened, what it involves and consequences of the Gulf's football investments, this Q&A brings together some of the world's leading commentators on the subject.