“He figured he would work up until the World Cup, sending his earnings back home while putting enough aside to buy a ticket to the final match. Only then would he go back to Nepal, triumphant, rich (or at least richer than his neighbors), and with a World Cup T-shirt featuring Argentina’s Lionel Messi, his favorite player … By the time he arrived at a Kathmandu hospital in debilitating pain, both his kidneys had given out, wrecked by working long hours of hard labor in punishing heat, according to his doctor.” Time: Thousands of Migrant Workers Died in Qatar’s Extreme Heat. The World Cup Forced a Reckoning. I doubt there will be any real reckoning. But the use of migrants with no other good options to work to death in extreme heat is definitely a trend we can expect to get worse.