FIFA stepped up pressure on Iran to meet commitments allowing women to attend World Cup qualifiers following the death last month of Sahar Khodayari, who set herself on fire to protest against her arrest.
According to 'Open Stadiums', a group which campaigns for Iranian women to be able to freely attend matches, the tickets had gone on sale early on Friday morning and were sold via a website in small blocks.
While Lionel Messi went for Sadio Mane as his top choice and included Cristiano Ronaldo as his second pick, the Portuguese forward left his Argentine rival out of his top three picks for The Best FIFA Men's Player.
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 Winners: Lionel Messi won his sixth FIFA player of the year award, while Megan Rapinoe won her first at a lavish ceremony at Milan's iconic Teatro all Scala on Monday.
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 Live Streaming, India Date and Time: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi both have won The Best FIFA Men's Player award five times each, with Virgil van Dijk competing for the first time.
For FIFA's The Best, whether it would be a contest between the attackers, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, or Virgil van Dijk can continue the streak that Luka Modric started last year, still remains to be seen.
Swiss soccer executive Gianni Infantino vowed on Friday to lead FIFA, the sport’s world governing body, out of years of corruption and scandal after being elected president to succeed Sepp Blatter. “We will restore the image of FIFA and the respect of FIFA, and everyone in the world will be proud of us,” the 45-year-old […]