Laurens: Who wants to watch a World Cup with no Messi, Ronaldo? (1:00)
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46dAssociated Press

Qatar to allow rainbow flags at 2022 World Cup

Rainbow flags will be allowed in stadiums at the 2022 World Cup after Qatar said it would comply with FIFA rules promoting tolerance and inclusion.

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47dReuters

Qatar to be 'guest team' in European WCQs

Qatar will be included as a guest team in European World Cup qualifying Group A as part of their preparation for hosting the 2022 tournament.

Adams: Playing against Bayern helps prepare for CONCACAF (1:03)
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Diego Maradona got a whole stadium to cheer for Juan Sebastian Veron (2:07)
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Amunike remembers facing Maradona with Nigeria (1:43)
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Maradona's simple but brilliant trick that had Lineker in awe (3:59)
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60dColin Udoh

Super Eagles of 1994 pay tribute to Maradona

Nigeria was the last international opponent faced by Diego Maradona, and members of that Super Eagles squad pay tribute to the late football genius.

Kempes: Maradona one of Argentina's most mythical football legends (2:04)
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Argentina football legend Maradona dies age 60 (0:55)
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EXCLUSIVE: Aron Johannsson aims to rejoin USMNT for World Cup (5:07)
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68dDale Johnson

Seeds set for UEFA's World Cup qualifying draw

Europe's traditional powerhouse nations will all be seeded in the UEFA World Cup qualifying draw for the first-ever time when it's made on Dec. 7.

WC Standings

Group AGPWDLGDP
Uruguay3300+59
Russia3201+46
Saudi Arabia3102-53
Egypt3003-40
Group BGPWDLGDP
Spain3120+15
Portugal3120+15
Iran311104
Morocco3012-21
Group CGPWDLGDP
France3210+27
Denmark3120+15
Peru310203
Australia3012-31
Group DGPWDLGDP
Croatia3300+69
Argentina3111-24
Nigeria3102-13
Iceland3012-31
Group EGPWDLGDP
Brazil3210+47
Switzerland3120+15
Serbia3102-23
Costa Rica3012-31
Group FGPWDLGDP
Sweden3201+36
Mexico3201-16
South Korea310203
Germany3102-23
Group GGPWDLGDP
Belgium3300+79
England3201+56
Tunisia3102-33
Panama3003-90
Group HGPWDLGDP
Colombia3201+36
Japan311104
Senegal311104
Poland3102-33