Significant pressure has been put on Fifa to stop the selling of beer at the eight World Cup stadiums. The Qatari royal family is forcing the world football governing body to ban the sale of alcohol during matches.
This comes just two days before the tournament kicks-off on Sunday.
A decision on the sale of alcohol at stadia is expected later in the day.
We take a look at this and other World Cup stories making headlines.
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