London: A British comic shredded 10,000 kilos ($11,900) in financial institution notes after giving the previous England soccer captain David Beckham an ultimatum to tug out of his position as an envoy for Qatar on the World Cup.
Beckham, who performed for Manchester United and Actual Madrid midfielder, is working for Qatar, which has been criticised for its therapy of international staff, LGBTQ+ rights and restrictive social legal guidelines.
Joe Lycett mentioned final week he would donate the cash to charity if Beckham agreed to chop ties with the World Cup host or he would shred the cash earlier than the match started.
On Sunday, Lycett wearing a rainbow costume, posted footage of him placing two stacks of 5-pound notes right into a woodchipper.
Lycett earlier mentioned Beckham was a “a homosexual icon” who was working for Qatar, which is “one of many worst locations on this planet to be homosexual”.
Beckham has not publicly acknowledged or responded to the ultimatum.
Homosexuality is prohibited in Qatar and the nation’s organisers of the World Cup have warned guests towards public shows of affection however say that everybody, irrespective of their sexual orientation or background, is welcome on the occasion.
The nation has additionally denied accusations of abusing of staff and bribery to win the internet hosting rights.