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Julia Roberts pays $100,000 to be in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

  • 12 January 2019
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Julia Roberts pays $100,000 to be in Qatar for 2022 World Cup
Hollywood actor and Manchester United fan Julia Roberts is reported to have paid $100,000 for a pair of tickets for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Doha.
The tickets for the Qatar spectacle "were up for auction at a pre-Golden Globes fundraiser organised by Sean Penn for his Haiti charity, Community Organised Relief Efforts", a Daily Mail report said.
Stars who turned up for the event at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles also included Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Larry David and Connie Britton.
According to Variety magazine, the hottest ticket of the night were two sets of tickets to the next World Cup which kicks off in Doha in less than four years' time.
Jamie Foxx, Keegan-Michael Key and Mike Myers all took to the stage to big up the prize for the audience, and it was the Pretty Woman star who walked away with them after paying £80,000 for one set of tickets.
Roberts, 51, is a huge football fan who in the past has posed for pictures with the game's biggest names including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Juan Mata, Sergio Ramos, Zinedine Zidane, Luka Modric and Paul Pogba, who she described as a 'superb human being'.
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