La Liga also urged European football bodies to work together to redistribute their vast riches for the greater good of the sport, warning of the danger of a small group of elite clubs growing ever richer.
The recent investigation exposing the UAE's cyber-surveillance program fits in neatly with the country's quest to silence democratic actors across the Middle East.
The Peruvian and Argentinian officials were found guilty of taking bribes, according to FIFA.
Turkish President Erdogan said deals with US and Russia on YPG/PKK withdrawal from northeastern Syrian border with Turkey had not been implemented. He added he would discuss the issue with his counterparts, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Fans have repeatedly subjected players of sub-Saharan African origin to racist chants - With recent cases targeting Mario Balotelli, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Romelu Lukaku.
The Argentinian playmaker's withdrawal will be a major concern for Barca, particularly given this was Messi's first start of the season after just recovering from a niggling calf injury sustained at the start of August.
Megan Rapinoe was rewarded for leading the US to women's World Cup title while Lionel Messi moves one ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsenal and Manchester United both relied on a teenager to get their Europa League campaigns off to a winning start.
In Iran, women are not allowed to watch men's football matches in stadiums, though they have occasionally been allowed to watch volleyball and basketball in stadiums.
Tehran bars women from watching football matches in stadiums and the government has failed to address this aspect of gender inequality.
The tournament has steadily increased the number of participating teams from 12 in the first edition in 1991 to 24 teams in the last two editions.
FIFA's ethics judges also fined Musa Bility, a member of the Confederation of African Football executive committee, $507,200. Bility was planning to appeal a Federation plan to oversee African football.
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