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.
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.
‘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.
FIFA World Cup 2022: Around 100 stadium workers in Qatar went seven months without pay, says Amnesty International
Around 100 employees of a Qatari subcontractor, Qatar Meta Coats (QMC), working on the Al Bayt stadium went up to seven months without pay and continue to be owed unpaid salaries, Amnesty said in a report.
FIFA World Cup 2022 organisers fear fans won't be able to afford travelling to Qatar if coronavirus pandemic causes recession
Organisers of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar are concerned that many fans won't be able to afford travelling to the tournament if the coronavirus pandemic causes a global recession.
FIFA World Cup 2022: UEFA announces revamped playoff system for qualifiers to showpiece event in Qatar
UEFA is to introduce a new-look playoff system for its 2022 World Cup qualifying competition which will avoid the need to compare results of teams in different groups.
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.
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From fearless Megan Rapinoe to Crystal Dunn's brilliance, how USA got better of France in quarter-finals
Defending champions USA defeated France 2-1 in Paris on Friday in the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 to set up a semi-finals clash against England.
Indonesian football authorities in preliminary talks with Australia for 2034 FIFA World Cup joint bid
Indonesia and Australia are in preliminary talks about making a joint bid for the 2034 World Cup, the Southeast Asian nation's football association said Thursday.
Michel Platini released from custody after hours of questioning over awarding FIFA World Cup 2022 hosting rights to Qatar
The banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was released from custody on Wednesday after hours of questioning in connection with a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
Michel Platini is reported to have been taken to the premises of the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police (OCLCIFF) after being detained in Nanterre, a western suburb of Paris.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba donates football boots worn in France's World Cup final victory to charity
Pogba, who grew up on a deprived estate in the Paris suburbs, has also given the France shirt he wore during the team's victory over Iceland in the Euro 2016 quarter final, in which he also scored