FIFA boss Gianni Infantino has previously said that measures to contain the coronavirus will need to be taken during the 2022 tournament but did not given details.
Ajax's Daley Blind to miss rest of Eredivisie season due to ankle injury, but hopes to be fit for Euro 2021
Blind was hurt during the second half of his country’s 7-0 win over Gibraltar in a World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday.
Kroos' comments came after the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Norway all protested by wearing T-shirts with messages such as "Human Rights" or "Football supports change" before World Cup qualifiers over the last week.
This was the England captain Kane's first international goal since he scored against Kosovo 500 days ago in November 2019.
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Denmark players join protest against Qatar's treatment of migrant workers
Players from Germany and the Netherlands have also protested in recent days as the European qualifying campaign begins for the 2022 tournament, the hosting of which was controversially awarded a decade ago to Qatar.
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Coronavirus pandemic blamed for lack of VAR after Cristiano Ronaldo's complaints
Portugal's path to the 2022 World Cup has been complicated by Ronaldo being denied a stoppage-time winner against Serbia on Saturday
FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Ousmane Dembele scores, Kylian Mbappe misses penalty as France beat Kazakhstan
It was a welcome result for reigning world champions France after they kicked off their campaign in qualifying Group D by drawing 1-1 at home to Ukraine last Wednesday.
Germany lined up before the Iceland game in black T-shirts with white lettering to spell out "Human Rights", while Norway donned T-shirts with the message "Human rights, on and off the pitch" before their qualifier against Gibraltar.
Both Norway's and Germany's teams have already made protest gestures at their respective qualifiers, in both case by wearing shirts with human rights messages.
World Cup qualifiers: Erling Haaland's Norway hint at pre-match protest over Qatar human rights abuses
Norway players plan to use the fixture against Gibraltar as an opportunity to express their reservations about Qatar's human rights record.
Ronaldo has been under fire in Italy after Juve's Champions League last-16 exit to Porto and the weekend defeat by Benevento which left them 10 points behind Serie A leaders Inter Milan.
Ibrahimovic’s initial aim is to play for Sweden at the continent-wide European Championship starting in June but looming further in the distance is the World Cup in Qatar that takes place in November and December 2022 — when he will be 41.
‘An African team must win the World Cup in near future’, says newly-appointed CAF chief Patrice Motsepe
The mining magnate promised to quit after his four-year term if CAF "does not make real progress" under his leadership.
"I have three years left at Liverpool, that's a simple statement, a simple situation," said Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp, ruling himself out of contention to replace Joachim Loew as Germany manager.
The 2022 World Cup will take place in Qatar, while the 2026 tournament is to be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
FIFA's internal judiciary said it had determined that the statute of limitation had expired in 2012 for Beckenbauer and in 2015 for Zwanziger and Schmidt.
FIFA World Cup 2022: Hosts Qatar to gain experience by playing friendlies in European qualifying event
The arrangement provides Asian champion Qatar with 10 friendlies in Europe ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
AIFF president Praful Patel says India women’s team can qualify for FIFA World Cup before men’s team does
Supporting Patel's view, the sports ministry asked the AIFF to prepare a "concrete and actionable" roadmap to work towards the women team's qualification in the 2027 World Cup.
Despite his latest setback Neymar will still travel with the squad amid hopes that he may recover in time for the trip to Uruguay on 17 November.
A survivor of the Munich Disaster in 1958 that killed several Manchester United players in a plane crash, Sir Bobby Charlton helped revive the team in the wake of the tragedy.