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Politically charged US-Iran in first Middle East World Cup

Apr. 02, 2022 03:19 AM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A World Cup buildup laced in controversy and geopolitical undertones has conjured up the most politically charged of matchups on the field in Qatar. Just like at the FIFA showpiece in 1998, the United States will play Iran with diplomatic relations yet to be...

A look at the World Cup group stage pairings

Apr. 01, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi possibly facing Robert Lewandowski, Spain definitely playing Germany, and Luis Suárez handed a rematch against old foe Ghana. The draw on Friday for the World Cup group stage set up some intriguing prospects, with host Qatar playing Ecuador on the...