Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Hassan al-Thawadi told the New York Times that should Israel qualify for World Cup 2022, the team and its fans would be welcome in Qatar. “Everyone is welcome. It’s a simple answer: everybody is welcome,” he told the NYT.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu revealed the club would have to discuss the possibility of leaving LaLiga if Catalonia gained independence from Spain. A Catalan independence referendum, which has been deemed illegal, was marred by violence on Sunday.