BTS star Jungkook is to carry out on the World Cup in Qatar.
The choice to host the soccer event within the Gulf state has precipitated deep controversy attributable to Qatar’s stance on homosexuality – which is unlawful within the nation – however the 25-year-old Ok-Pop singer might be amongst the names who take to the stage through the soccer event.
A tweet from the boyband’s official account learn: “Proud to announce that Jungkook is a part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Soundtrack will carry out on the World Cup opening ceremony. Keep tuned!”
The ‘Butter’ hitmaker will be a part of the likes of former Take That star Robbie Williams in addition to Craig David and Tinie Tempah when the event kicks off later this month however pop singer Dua Lipa just lately slammed rumours that she can be taking to the stage and vowed by no means to go to the nation till “all human rights” are granted.
She stated: “There may be at present lots of hypothesis that I might be performing on the opening ceremony of the world cup in Qatar. I can’t be performing and nor have I ever been concerned in any negotiation to carry out. might be cheering England on from afar and I sit up for visiting Qatar when it has fulfilled all of the human rights pledges it made when it received the appropriate to host the World Cup.”
FIFA has issued a plea to the 32 competing nations to “let soccer take the stage” on the event in Qatar however England supervisor Gareth Southgate stated it’s “extremely unlikely” that the workforce will adhere to the governing physique’s request.
He stated: “We’ve at all times spoken about points we expect needs to be talked about, significantly those we really feel we are able to have an effect on. Opposite to 1 or two observations in the previous few weeks, we now have spoken in the identical manner different nations have spoken about this event, the human rights challenges. We’ve been very clear on our standpoint on that. So, look I feel we wish to focus totally on the soccer. For each participant, each coach and everyone travelling to a World Cup, it is a carnival of soccer. So concerning the LGBT neighborhood, we stand for inclusivity and we’re very, very robust on that. We expect that’s essential by way of all our supporters. We perceive the challenges this event brings inside that, If it wasn’t for the energy of that neighborhood, we wouldn’t be ladies’s European champions. So it’s very, crucial to us.”