We decided just a couple short weeks ago, when the college football playoff location debate was really gaining traction, that the logical eventual destination for all postseason action was Qatar. With a proven commitment to hosting sports tournaments and dedication to fighting nature itself in order to stage survivable events, it was an easy conclusion at which to arrive.
And already, a challenger has emerged. Just a quick hop across the Persian Gulf or an eight-hour drive along its coast will take you, the jet-setting sports fan, to Dubai, where we're sure you'll agree there's already a great cultural base for the kind of pageantry necessitated by our beautiful game:
A modest artist's rendition of the scene at the 2025 national championship game, after the jump:
You can see this is a natural fit, no?