Fans’ wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar


              FILE - Soccer fans follow the game during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and the United States, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
            
              FILE - Supporters cheer on the stands before the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and the United States, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              FILE - Fans wait for the start of the World Cup group E soccer match between Costa Rica and Germany at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor , Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
            
              FILE - Fans cheer before the World Cup group H soccer match between South Korea and Portugal, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan , Qatar, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
            
              FILE - Fans of France cheer prior to the World Cup group D soccer match between France and Denmark at the Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
            
              FILE - Fans watch the World Cup, group E soccer match between Japan and Costa Rica, at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan , Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes.  (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
            
              FILE - Soccer fans await the start of the World Cup group H soccer match between South Korea and Portugal, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan , Qatar, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
            
              FILE - Canadian fans cheer ahead of F World Cup soccer action between Canada and Croatia at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Croatia and Canada fans cheer ahead of the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.  At a World Cup that has become a political lightning rod, it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world have refashioned traditional Gulf Arab headdresses and thobes. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
Fans’ wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar