David Beckham believes the 2022 Planet Cup need to be held in Qatar regardless of uncertainty over its hosting rights.
Swiss and US authorities are seeking at claims of corruption in the bidding for both the 2018 (Russia) and 2022 events.
In the Radio Times’ Christmas concern, Beckham said: “Whether it is corrupt or not, those countries have been selected. People need to have to get behind that.
“It’s about bringing football to new nations. They must stick with it. They will make it operate.”
In June a leading Fifa official said Russia and Qatar could drop the 2018 and 2022 Planet Cups if proof emerges of bribery.
Russia and Qatar have denied wrongdoing in their bidding processes and the official, Domenico Scala, mentioned he had not observed evidence of corruption.
Fifa is currently in disarray and has announced plans to reform, but asked regardless of whether the governing physique was turning a corner, the 40-year-old former England captain mentioned: “No – they are just hitting the bend.
“It is such a mess that it really is going to take a while to sort out.
“For me to see the game, the way it is been treated and looked following, is devastating. It really is disgusting.”
Last week Fifa plunged further into crisis when US authorities investigating corruption at the sport’s governing physique charged 16 officials.
In May possibly there were seven Fifa arrests, although Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa counterpart Michel Platini – a Fifa vice-president – have been suspended for 90 days following the Swiss lawyer common opened criminal proceedings against Blatter.
Former Manchester United and Actual Madrid midfielder Beckham also revealed that he “loves rugby”.
“I love watching it and I enjoy the whole thing. I have enjoyed going to Twickenham much more than I have enjoyed watching football,” he said.