Big magicians, AI-powered football commentary and the Pure Qatar 2022 World Cup XI
The Athletic's Adam Hurrey is joined by Charlie Eccleshare and David Walker on the latest World Cup Adjudication Panel. On the agenda: Other possible group-stage tiebreakers, the mythical status of tiddlywinks, a curious mid-tournament friendly result, kit colour combinations, a brief history of World Cup lanyard sizes and the ominous first words of a new artificial-intelligence football commentator.
Meanwhile, the panel select the first names on their Pure Qatar 2022 World Cup XI teamsheet and wonder why you never hear about "big magicians".
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