Gary Lineker calls for World Cup 2022 re-vote

Former England player and football pundit Gary Lineker has called for a re-vote over who should host the 2022 World Cup following fresh allegations regarding Qatar's bid.

He wrote on Twitter:

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More allegations of corruption against Qatar and members of FIFA exec. Is anyone surprised anymore?

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I think FIFA need another vote. The best candidate for 2022, given 2018 is in Europe was, and still is, Australia.

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