Gabriele Marcotti

ESPN

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Senior reporter for ESPN, covering everything soccer, and columnist for the Times of London

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Two of world soccer's most powerful figures, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, were barred from the sport today for the next eight years.

FIFA Bans Blatter and Platini

Two of world soccer's most powerful figures, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, were barred from the sport today for the next eight years.

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In the blazing desert of Qatar, 1000 workers from India and Nepal have died while building infrastructure for the  World Cup  to be held in 2022.

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In the blazing desert of Qatar, 1000 workers from India and Nepal have died while building infrastructure for the World Cup to be held in 2022.

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