Major clubs are looking at billions in losses if the season isn't completed, but virologists and sports medics see a risk in resumption of games amid pandemic.
Liverpool stretched their Premier League lead to 13 points by outclassing second-placed Leicester in a 4-0 win on Boxing Day as Manchester United and Tottenham cut the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea.
Thirteen-time winners Real Madrid were drawn against English champions Manchester City while title-holders Liverpool must face Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 following Monday's draw.
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.
Sabah Hamid resigned from the foundation after realising it was willing to award Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite his increasing authoritarian grip on power, infliction of state violence and communication shutdown in Kashmir.
Lionel Messi came on as a substitute for the last 30 minutes for his first appearance of the season but was unable to spark the visitors' struggling attack, with Dortmund creating the best chances of the game.
Barcelona's Coutinho scores from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted a sensational third five minutes from time to clinch a 3-0 victory against Bolivia.
Abdul Baset al Sarout had long been in the crosshairs of the Syrian regime for his songs of freedom.
Before Syria's eight-year civil war, Abdel Basset al Sarout, was a goalkeeper for the country's youth football team. He took up arms after Assad regime’s brutal crackdown on the protests in 2011.
Thanks to Messi, Barca have swelled their league trophy count to 26, closing to within seven of Real Madrid's record 33. Before Messi came of age, Real Madrid had 31 titles while Barca had 18.
Juventus forced to wait at least another week to celebrate their eighth successive Serie A title after second-placed Napoli draw 1-1 at home to 10-man Genoa.
Real Madrid's Champions League reign is over.
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