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Qatar bans alcohol at several World Cup stadiums, Budweiser has the winning solution

(KYMA, KECY/ CNN) - Qatar's last-minute decision to ban alcohol at World Cup stadiums has left Budweiser with a whole lot of extra beer - but the brewer came up with an innovative way to offload it.

Budweiser tweeted it will ship the unsold beers to the winning country and will host the ultimate championship celebration for them.

Budweiser's dilemma began last week just a few days before the 2022 World Cup was set to begin - when Qatar announced the eight World Cup stadiums couldn't sell alcoholic their beer.

It left fans with only one option for beer: non-alcoholic Bud Zero.

Qatar is a muslim nation that tightly regulates alcohol sales and usage.

The World Cup runs through December 18th, so we'll have to wait until then to see who gets all that bud.

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