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FIFA opens disciplinary case over Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka celebrations

Despite Serbia controlling play early, the organization of Switzerland led to two second-half goals to give them a deserving win.
Brazil and Switzerland left it till the end to earn their wins, while Nigeria beat Iceland and kept the door open for Argentina to sneak into the round of 16.
Don Hutchinson and Leroy Rosenior credit Switzerland for being brave and not settling for a draw to steal all three points from Serbia.
The guys respond to your tweets about Jorge Sampaoli, Messi vs. Ronaldo, Isco vs. Coutinho, Switzerland's first goal and Neymar's non-penalty.

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during Friday's 2-1 win over Serbia at the World Cup.

Both players, who are ethnic Albanians and of Kosovar heritage, celebrated after scoring with a gesture which appeared to imitate the eagle displayed on Albania's flag.

Serbia does not recognise the independence of its former province Kosovo, which broke away 10 years ago and whose 1.8 million people are...

 By Reuters

FIFA fan zone for Russia-Uruguay match could be overcrowded, officials say

Could it really be true?! Charlie Gibson heads out to investigate...

MOSCOW -- Football fans planning to watch Russia take on Uruguay in the World Cup on giant outdoor screens in Moscow on Monday should consider avoiding the official FIFA fan zone due to potential overcrowding, local officials said on Saturday.

Russia's surprise success at the World Cup, going through to the final-16 for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, has energised thousands of home fans and Russia is due to take on Uruguay in the city of Samara on Monday.

Moscow's official...

FIFA banning World Cup fans who post sexist videos

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes predict who will come out on top between Brazil-Costa Rica, Nigeria-Iceland and Serbia-Switzerland.
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An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish.

The video shows the fan asking the young woman who didn't understand Spanish to repeat provocative phrases.

Argentine government security official Guillermo Madero, who is in Russia, told The Associated Press that the fan "won't be able to enter stadiums at the tournament and he won't be able to watch World Cup matches."

Madero had filed...

 By Reuters

FIFA accuses BeoutQ of illegally broadcasting World Cup matches

MOSCOW -- Football's governing body FIFA on Friday accused television channel BeoutQ, which is widely available in Saudi Arabia, of illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup.

Following FIFA's announcement, officials from Qatar -- where a TV station holds the regional rights to air the tournament -- traded barbed comments online with allies of Saudi Arabia in the latest episode of a long-running feud.

FIFA said in a statement that it was "exploring all options to stop the infringement...

 By Reuters

Morocco will bid to host 2030 World Cup after missing out on 2026 edition

The United States, Mexico and Canada earned a 134-65 vote win over Morocco to earn the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
Despite having Spain and Portugal in their group, Ed Dove highlights some of the key reasons Morocco could surprise a few people at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

RABAT -- Morocco will bid to host the 2030 World Cup, a government spokesperson said on Thursday, a day after the kingdom missed out on the 2026 tournament to a joint North American bid.

"Upon royal instructions, Morocco will prepare its bid to host the 2030 tournament," spokesman Mustapha El Khalfi told a press briefing.

He also said Morocco would implement the projects included in its 2026 bid, despite losing to a joint bid by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

The North American bid received...

 By Reuters

Morocco: Failure to unite African countries cost 2026 World Cup hopes

ESPN's Sam Borden joins Bob Ley to discuss what the 2026 tournament will look like and what kind of an impact it will have on the host nations.

Morocco's hopes of hosting the 2026 World Cup foundered on the failure to secure a united African vote as the country lost in its fifth attempt to stage the global event, the north African country's bid team said on Wednesday.

Eleven African countries voted for the joint North American bid of the U.S., Canada and Mexico, who will host the 2026 finals after a 134 to 65 vote triumph in a poll of FIFA member associations at the Congress of world soccer's governing body.

"We were very hopeful but, at...