Glory and fame won’t be the only thing the winning country gains in the World Cup, as the champions will now also win the extra beer from Budweiser that isn’t allowed to be sold at the games.
In a last-minute decision, host country Qatar decided to ban all alcoholic beverages from the World Cup, despite Budweiser being one of the sponsors for the event.
So, in order to put the beer to good use, Budweiser took to Twitter with its proposition for the extra beverages.
"New Day, New Tweet. Winning country gets the Buds. Who will get them?" Budweiser tweeted.
The decision from FIFA and Qatari officials to ban alcohol was shocking to many fans who are planning on being in the country for the different matches.
While fans have criticized the move on social media, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said it wasn’t that big of a deal during a press conference.
"If this is the biggest problem we have, I’ll sign that (agreement)," Infantino said.
The choice was blamed on “crowd flows,” but many believe it was made by Qatar’s autocratic government which looked to please its conservative Wahhabi citizens who aren’t fully in on some events of the tournament, Fox News reported.
Even still, Infantino maintains that the choice was made between both parties.
"We tried until the end to see whether it was possible," Infantino said. "If for three hours a day you cannot drink a beer, you will survive. Maybe there is a reason why in France, in Spain, in Scotland, alcohol is banned in stadiums. Maybe they are more intelligent than us, having thought maybe we should be doing that."
Qatar has strict limits on purchasing and consuming alcohol, but the decision has been made. Alcohol is still available for purchase at the Fan Festival in th evenings.
If anything, countries now have even more incentive to win and bring home the beer.