Media users worried about the possibility of the fan being sanctioned
Next November 20 will be the opening of the Qatar World Cup 2022 and, although the Mexican fans have already started To give something to talk about after the moment in which a fan presumed that he brought alcohol into the Middle Eastern country despite restrictions, went viral, other compatriots have been moved by their original arrivals at the venue of this soccer fair.
It was so through TikTok a user identified as Paquito (@Paquideus) captured a Mexican who was in the facilities of a Qatar airport with a giant horn hanging from his back and a hat with the legend: “Viva México”.
“Mexicans are the best fans in the World Cups. This is how we Mexicans arrived in Qatar”, says the description of the clip that quickly exceeded 7 million.
In the brief audiovisual, the man is seen wearing a shirt with figures from the lottery game and walking nonchalantly while Canción del mariachi resonated from his musical device.
THE MEXICANS THE BEST FANS IN THE WORLD CUP #futbol #qatar2022 #mundial2022 #Mexico #seleccionmexicana #paquideus #tiktokdeportes
♬ original sound – Paquito
Furthermore, while being recorded by some people from the site, he continued to sing: “I like to play the guitar, I like to sing the son, mariachi accompanies me when I sing my song”.
The reactions in networks were immediate and several Internet users were excited with how Mexican that moment ended up being.
“Even if we don't make it to the Finals, but Mexico is noticed. “You as a hobby, yes, but the national team, what's up?” “That's all, Mexico present.” “We Mexicans are a mess.”
However, other TikTok users expressed concern for the fan, noting that he could be subject to some sanction due to country restrictions.
“Excessive noise is one of the reasons for sanctions in that country and boy are they severe with their sanctions…”. “The first arrested and the World Cup has not yet started, that is breaking a record.” “Why aren't people informed?”, they posted.
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Can you be arrested in Qatar for playing loud music?
According to the Government of MexicoIn that country there are several restrictions that break somewhat with the cultural forms of the West, loud music or in public spaces is not one of them. However, the Mexican authorities made some recommendations for foreigners attending the 2022 World Cup:
-Extra-marital sexual relations are prohibited
-Consuming alcohol and being in an ethyl state is prohibited in public places
-Attacks to sexual dignity are punishable by jail
-It is prohibits the use of discriminatory, homophobic or racist language against any person during World Cup matches
-The use, trafficking, sale or possession of drugs is prohibited and the penalties are severe
Soccer Football – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 – FIFA Fan Festival Opening – FIFA Fan Festival at Al Bidda Park, Doha, Qatar – November 19, 2022 Mexico fan poses holding beers during the opening of the FIFA fan festival REUTERS/Molly Darlington
-Ticket reselling is illegal
-Shouting on the street can be punished
-You cannot enter the mosques if you do not profess that religion
-Photographing people without their consent is offensive, to do it with professional or semi-professional equipment a permit is required
-Swimwear is allowed in certain hotel pools or beach
-There are dress codes for both men and women that require covering the shoulders, chest, stomach and knees. In addition, tight leggings must be covered with a long shirt or dress
Similarly, FIFA recently reported that the sale of beer in stadiums during the Qatar 2022 World Cup would be prohibited.