Halima Rafique was worried about a defamation suit resulting from her filing a sexual harassment case against a local cricket administrator.
Argentine Lionel Messi takes Golden Ball award for best player, and Germany’s Manuel Neuer the Golden Glove for best keeper.
Luis Suarez has been banned twice before for biting opponents.
Brazil will face Chile while Mexico will face Netherlands in knockout rounds.
Formula One champion has woken from a medically induced coma and will continue rehabilitation in private.