Messi, a record six-time winner of the Ballon d'Or, has won everything in the club game with Barcelona several times over but his international trophy cabinet looks bare in comparison.
Mexico tries to kick homophobic chant out of football with FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification under threat
Mexico is far from alone in struggling to deal with racist or homophobic insults shouted from the stands. But now, as a repeat offender, the country risks being banned from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India seeking victory over Bangladesh which allows them to 'keep dreaming'
India need to build upon their spirited showing against Oman and Qatar and a dominant win on Tuesday will go a long way in keeping their World Cup dreams alive.
FIFA 2022 World Cup: After IAAF World Championships, visitors wonder if Qatar can keep fans entertained at mega football event
Qatar’s hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else which struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host nation — a lack of things to do.
FIFA 2022 World Cup: Transgender and gay fans 'welcome' but they need to respect our customs, says Qatar
A top Qatari World Cup official has said that transgender and gay fans would be welcomed to the 2022 tournament, but stressed that visitors would have to respect Qatari customs.
Iran has assured FIFA that women can attend 2022 World Cup qualifier against Cambodia, says president Gianni Infantino
FIFA had demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums following the 'blue girl' incident where a woman killed herself in Iran after being arrested trying to access a football stadium.
Despite govt promises of 'fundamental labour changes,' Qatar workers struggle with same old problems
Qatar has come under huge pressure over its treatment of workers since winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup
The decision is unexpected as Xavi had signalled that the current season would be his last before he focuses on earning his coaching badges.
Out of the 520 deaths then for workers from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, 385, or 74 percent, were "neither explained nor investigated".
Qatar assured India of the safety and welfare of 6.3 lakh Indian citizens in the Gulf nation in the wake of its lingering disputes with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain.