ENGLAND’S World Cup base is situated close to a “nightly rave” festival, it has been revealed.
The Three Lions begin their campaign in Qatar against Iran on November 21, before games against USA and Wales over the following eight days.
They are staying south of Doha at the Souq Al Wakra in Al Wakrah.
According to The Telegraph, that is just TWO MILES away from the electronic music festival Aravia by MDLBEAST.
And this year it is set to feature the likes of Calvin Harris, Fatboy Slim, Tinie Tempah and Jorja Smith.
It begins on the same day as England’s World Cup opener against Iran – with 5,500 fans set to be in attendance.
However, the report does state that Gareth Southgate‘s men are thought to be far away enough that they will not be disturbed by noise.
Their residence also has high walls to offer privacy to those inside.
It comes after David Beckham recently claimed England’s base was in a “quiet area”.
Speaking to Gary Neville on The Overlap, he said: “It feels it is in the middle of nowhere and it’s on the beach. What more do you want?
“What you look for is tranquillity more than anything.
“As much as you want a little bit of atmosphere around the hotel, at a tournament, all you care about is the games and it is the perfect set-up.”
On Friday, SunSport revealed witnessing migrant builders in overalls toiling in 35C heat to finish a swimming pool for the England squad.
A pool bar and changing room were also being hewn from bare breeze blocks.
Outside the hotel entrance, camels watched welders and workmen start turning a dusty site into a car park.
But bosses at the Souq Al Wakra Hotel, where the Football Association has booked all 101 rooms, insist work will be completed before Southgate’s team arrives next month.
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