World Football (Winter 2009/10) 8

This week's World Football travels to Abu Dhabi for the FIFA Club World Cup.

From the desire to host major events - to the attraction of the English Premier League for royalty and businessmen from the region...we examine why the Middle East is investing so heavily in football.

Can Qatar overcome the desert heat and win the rights to host the World Cup in 2022? We hear from the head of the bid, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani.

And we also speak to the Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola and the club's CEO Joan Oliver.

Presented by Alan Green.

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28 minutes

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Sat 19 Dec 2009 13:32 GMT

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