Bayern remains the league's flagship from an international perspective, the official underlined.
The 33-year-old confirmed his U-turn in an interview with Goal.com, which comes 11 days after he rocked the footballing world by informing Barcelona that he wanted to leave the club he first joined 20 years ago.
Thursday saw some rumors in the press that the player was considering a U-turn to see out the remaining year of his contract, but Jorge Messi's communique implies there is no climb-down from the family.
"We all trained very hard, and I want to thank all the players,"
Elsewhere, Poland, who were playing without leading striker Robert Lewandowski, registered their first victory of the tournament in Zenica.
Two 1-1 draws against Spain and Switzerland showed that time might be running out, as no more than nine months are left complete the rejuvenation of the German team, including a new approach on the pitch.
Ecuador will begin their South American zone qualifying campaign with a clash against Argentina in Buenos Aires on October 8. They will host Uruguay in Quito five days later. Enditem
Peters, 26, who is riding in his maiden Tour de France, produced a brilliant long-range solo breakaway to record his first stage win, leading Toms Skujins and Carlos Verona, who arrived at the same time, by 47 seconds.
"I was thinking to run maybe 1:04:50, but I'm so happy," said the 2016 world half marathon championships gold medalist.
Vinicius has so far promised more than he has delivered in terms of assists and goals, and Rodrygo overtook him in the pecking order last season, but with Marco Asensio returning from a knee injury and Eden Hazard looking to find full fitness, there is no shortage of wide attacking threat.
"James, as everyone knows, is a fantastic player with a lot of quality and a lot of ability to make assists for the strikers," Ancelotti said of his new signing.