FIFA is braced for legal challenges over the recommendation that player contracts should be extended until the pandemic-affected soccer season can be completed. World football's governing body made the recommendation in a set of guidelines meant to tackle the complexities of the unprecedented shutdown caused by the coronavirus and help preserve the integrity and stability of domestic leagues. ''You can appreciate the complexity of trying to give some guidelines globally,'' Victor Montagliani, the FIFA vice president who leads the body's coronavirus task force, told The Associated Press. > read whole article

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