The 2022 World Cup is just around the corner and a lot of fans from different countries are expected to be present. Along with that comes enjoying alcoholic beverages such as beer or tequila.

One practice being done to save on costs is to bring one’s alcoholic beverages to such events. In special events, the prices of booze are expected to rise. However, this is anticipated to get more expensive considering Qatar is a country that is a bit strict when it comes to alcohol consumption.

Hence, Mexicans are being warned as early as now to leave their tequilas at home. Authorities are seeking to avoid a culture clash in the Muslim Gulf state although there will still be booze sold locally.

"We like to sing, drink and dance all the time," Hector Chavez said. Better known as Caramelo, he has attended 10 World Cups in his trademark sombrero.

"It's forbidden to bring alcohol into Qatar," he added.

With droves of Mexicans expected to arrive for the 2022 World Cup, alcohol will be sold at special zones around the eight tournament stadiums before and after games at specially designated areas.

But even with that in their plans, there is a new worry over the horizon – the price of beer is expected to be more expensive compared to the price in Mexico.

Chavez added that the measure is also something that can prevent any untoward incident between rival fans.

Mexico will face Argentina, Poland and Saudi Arabia in the group stage.

"I know the representative of the Argentinian supporters. If anything happens, I can call him to calm his troops," he said.

Around 80,000 Mexicans are expected to fly and visit Qatar. Most have reportedly paid between $14,000 and $20,000 each for a package including flights, accommodation and tickets to the three group-stage matches.

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Mexico's 'super fan' Hector Ramirez, popularly known as "Caramelo," holds a fake trophy as he poses for pictures with children during the exhibition of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, Getty Images | Claudio CRUZ / AFP

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