<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:00 GMTSat, 24 Jan 2015 19:13:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Mancini: Shaqiri and Podolski had such good games]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Simeone: Atletico limited Barça]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Trezeguet's fab five]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at five key moments in the Frenchman’s glorious career.]]>Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Enrique: Barça can't even contemplate selling Messi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[South Americans take aim for New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=south-americans-take-aim-for-new-zealand-2015-2506771.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Zamparini: Dybala won’t leave Palermo for less than €40m]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Busquets: Messi has no intention of leaving Barça]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Torino take Lopez from Chievo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Contenders etched in gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the FIFA Ballon d'Or hopefuls' names being etched on a precious plaque.]]>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Fiorentina's Savic hit with four-match ban]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[The FIFA Ballon d'Or in stats]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=the-fifa-ballon-d-or-in-stats-2503874.htmlFIFA.com uncovers some riveting statistics from the 24-year history of FIFA World Player of the Year/FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Pachuca sign Cvitanich from Nice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Genoa loan Spartak's Costa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/249/868/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Getting to grips with the ‘gol olímpico’]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tackles the history and curling dynamics of the so-called Olympic Goal, one of those rare strikes - with its roots in the 1920s - that flies in directly from a corner kick.]]>Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[The holiday season's top tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/719/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the best tweets related to the holiday period from the world's top footballers who took to social media to wish their fans a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and much more.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 20:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA.com's best interviews of 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/652/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com managed to speak to some great names in football and tease out some superb stories from them. We have selected some of our favourite interviews from last year for you to look back on.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[2014 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Big attendance figures at Brazil 2014, Manchester United's most decorated player and a triple century of international appearances for a USA hero all feature in our review of the year in numbers.

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Embarrassment of attcking riches muddling Martino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Romagnoli: We ought to have gone for it more]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=romagnoli-nos-tendriamos-que-haber-animado-mas-2495457-2495506.htmlSan Lorenzo captain Leandro Romagnoli, after shedding tears on the pitch following defeat to Real Madrid, remained in pensive mood when speaking exclusively to FIFA.com.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/match-report.htmlReal Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 after defeating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Marrakech. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland City claim historic bronze]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/match-report.htmlAuckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place after defeating CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Mercier: We’re reaching for the sky]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=mercier-we-re-reaching-for-the-sky-2494865.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Juan Mercier, San Lorenzo's midfield engine, on the eve of the South American champions' clash with Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Carvajal stepping out of the shadows]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=carvajal-un-punal-en-las-sombras-2494564-2494788.htmlFIFA.com analyses what he brings to Los Blancos.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Matos: Anything can happen]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=matos-anything-can-happen-2494281.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the striker, whose story shows that good things can come to those who wait.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo hold off Auckland to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Kalinski, San Lorenzo's missing link]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=kalinski-san-lorenzo-s-missing-link-2493286.htmlOn the eve of their FIFA Club World Cup debut, San Lorenzo midfielder Enzo Kalinski speaks with FIFA.com about his role on the team and how basketball helped develop his vision on the pitch. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Tade: Bumping into Bauza was a sign]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=el-premonitorio-encuentro-de-tade-con-bauza-2492313-2493114.htmlAhead of his side’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against San Lorenzo on Wednesday, Auckland City’s Argentinian forward Emiliano Tade gave a revealing interview to FIFA.com.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Awkward test awaits Libertadores champs]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/preview.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Milito: Racing title a dream come true]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Racing take title with narrow win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Awesome Auckland breaking new ground]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=awesome-auckland-breaking-new-ground-2492213.htmlWe take a closer look at the groundbreaking Auckland City side, who have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, with the part-timers from New Zealand set to face off against South America's champions San Lorenzo.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Pavone, Cruz Azul's lucky charm]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=pavone-cruz-azul-s-lucky-charm-2492244.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Cruz Azul's Argentinian striker Mariano Pavone, who went from villain to hero in his side's dramatic quarter-final victory against Western Sydney Wanderers at Morocco 2014.]]>Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Cruz Azul defeat nine-man Wanderers in extra-time]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/match-report.htmlCruz Azul needed 120 minutes to see off a nine-man Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in their wet and wild FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final in Rabat to set up a semi-final showdown with Real Madrid.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Atletico complete Correa signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Madrid on Saturday announced that they have completed the signing of young Argentina midfielder Angel Correa after his transfer was postponed in the summer because of a heart problem.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Two struggling champions vie to take on Madrid]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/preview.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[River Plate claim maiden Sudamericana crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Auckland through as Tetouan pay the penalty]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Zanetti: Messi never stops surprising people]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=zanetti-messi-never-stops-surprising-people-2489746.htmlFIFA.com, Javier Zanetti discussed the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala and why he is backing compatriots Lionel Messi and Diego Simeone for their respective awards.]]>Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Valcke: It's important to make the most of this opportunity]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=valcke-it-s-important-to-make-the-most-of-this-opportunity-2490182.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 00:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Aguero likely out four to six weeks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be absent for four to six weeks due to knee ligament damage, manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Monaco: Neuer deserves the Ballon d'Or]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=monaco-neuer-deserves-the-ballon-d-or-2489652.htmlFIFA.com on his passionate support for Estudiantes, watching the FIFA World Cup final in Germany and why he thinks Manuel Neuer deserves the FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014