ZURICH -- FIFA has denied Serbia's request to transfer former Barcelona forward Bojan Krkic's international eligibility because he already played a World Cup qualifying match for Spain.
That appearance in September 2008 was the only time Bojan, 26, represented Spain, where he was born. The Stoke player's father is Serbian.
FIFA says it referred the Serbian football federation to two rules governing players' national team eligibility.
Serbia made the request despite a long-established FIFA rule that...