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‘Stop lying!’ Alex Scott blasts critics over Qatar World Cup role and tells them: ‘Do one'

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Alex Scott, 38, blasted her critics on Twitter today in view of her 400,100 followers after she became fed up with comments about her role in covering the 2022 World Cup.The huge footballing event has caused massive controversy this year due to Qatar’s harsh treatment of women, migrants and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Yesterday, journalist Sophie Corcoran accused Alex of hypocrisy over her role in the Qatar World Cup.She tweeted: “Not too long ago Alex Scott was trying to accuse the England women’s team of structural racism and downplayed their victory due to there being too many white players. “Now she’s in Qatar - a country where gays, women and migrants have no rights.Talk about doing a 180.”Alex retaliated this morning, as many fans also rushed to defend the One Show favourite.

She penned: “You are getting boring now with your tweets about me...  “My documentary The Future of the Woman’s Game touches on so many subjects ranging from media rights, diversity, maternity rights and highlights the growth of the game. “So stop with the lies and do one…” she added defiantly.

Express.co.uk have contacted Alex and Sophie for further comment. BBC pundit Alex recently revealed her reasons for choosing not to boycott the World Cup.Speaking on BBC Sport ahead of the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador, she explained she believes boycotting would have actually been the “easy option”.She said: “I totally understand their reasons as well as a whole heap of fans from the LGBTQ+ community around the world not wanting to.“And once again we reference Gianni Infantino, you are not gay, you will not understand travelling to a country where you are fearing for your life about your preference of who you choose to love.”She.

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