<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMTFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:09:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Qualifiers in Numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-qualifiers-in-numbers-2920457.htmlThe road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2919214.htmlNeymar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Olivier Giroud, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva and an infant American feature as FIFA.com reviews the last seven days in stats.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Continental decider set as Gremio prevail]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=continental-decider-set-as-gremio-prevail-2918513.htmlThu, 02 Nov 2017 02:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Grohemania lights up Gremio's road to glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=grohemania-lights-up-gremio-s-road-to-glory-2918172.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the Banks-compared save, its aftermath, and Gremio’s quest to reach UAE 2017.]]>Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Lanus eye comeback, Barcelona a miracle]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=lanus-eye-comeback-barcelona-a-miracle-2918227.htmlThe finalists of the 2017 Copa Libertadores de America will be decided this week, with River Plate and Gremio in command after first-leg wins over Lanus and Barcelona SC respectively.

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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-foden-lead-individual-honours-2918145.htmlFootball may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brazao: It's a recognition of my work]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brazao-it-s-a-recognition-of-my-work-2918160.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-savour-sweet-taste-of-victory-brazil-finish-third-2918108.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil beat luckless Mali to finish third]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275923/match=300394747/match-report.htmlBrazil claimed third place at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Mali at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=join-us-behind-the-scenes-on-the-final-day-of-india-2017-2917737.htmlFri, 27 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2917702.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with rotation, trebles and classic marksmen.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-hailed-as-a-fantastic-tournament-2917676.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Romario rises to the occasion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=romario-rises-to-the-occasion-2917433.htmlFIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to Romario scoring a rare header in the 1994 semi-finals.]]>Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Campbell: The standard in India has been very high]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=campbell-the-standard-in-india-has-been-very-high-2917647.htmlSol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Gremio close in on final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gremio-close-in-on-final-2917627.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[England and Spain set up all-European final]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-and-spain-set-up-all-european-final-2917594.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Vintage year for England's youngsters]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=vintage-year-for-england-s-youngsters-2917573.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brewster takes Three Lions to the final ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275925/match=300394753/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-semi-final-match-to-take-place-in-kolkata-2916902.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Libertadores crown returns to Brazil]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=libertadores-crown-returns-to-brazil-2916654.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 07:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=spain-and-brazil-complete-semi-final-line-up-2916594.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil comeback leads them to last four]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394751/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 17:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Experience meets ambition in Libertadores semis]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=experience-meets-ambition-in-libertadores-semis-2916229.htmlThe semi-finals of 2017 Copa Libertadores will pitch two of South America’s most successful sides – both previous winners of the competition – against two clubs that are on the up but have yet to lift the trophy.

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[When Neymar became Neymar]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=when-neymar-became-neymar-2916266.htmlWith Neymar in the running for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2017 at The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com looks back to 2010 and an audacious goal that set tongues wagging and served notice of a special emerging talent. 

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Leipzig duo looking to fire Germany into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sat down with RB Leipzig duo Elias Abouchabaka and Nicolas Kuhn.]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2916023.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Meet Alan - Brazil's newest No10]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=meet-alan-brazil-s-newest-no10-2915970.htmlFIFA.com chats to pint-sized Brazil assist-king Alan with the playmaker a key figure in helping the South Americans reach the quarter-finals at India 2017 in style, all the while donning the No10 shirt made famous by the likes of Pele, Zico and Neymar.]]>Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Two former champions round out quarter-final line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=two-former-champions-round-out-quarter-final-line-ups-2915930.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil see off Honduras to reach last eight]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394749/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Lucio: No reason to get complacent]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=lucio-no-reason-to-get-complacent-2914870.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA World Cup™ winner Lucio ahead of Brazil's Round of 16 tie against Honduras to discuss the U-17 World Cup and football in India.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Five-time global queen Marta talks The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=five-time-global-queen-marta-talks-the-best-2914160.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 15:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Favourites live up to their billing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-live-up-to-their-billing-2914452.htmlFri, 13 Oct 2017 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil see off Niger to win group]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394726/match-report.htmlFirst-half goals from Lincoln and Brenner gave Brazil a 2-0 victory over Niger and top spot in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2913682.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with single-half spree and unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Hulk aims to continue incredible run in Asia ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=hulk-aims-to-continue-incredible-run-in-asia-2913680.htmlFIFA.com hears exclusively from Brazilian striker Hulk about his time in China PR and the prospect of a trip to the FIFA Club World Cup with Shanghai SIPG.]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-3-496-204-tickets-requested-as-the-first--2913903.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-first-sales-period-to-conclude-on-12-octob-2913511.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The World Cup qualifiers in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-world-cup-qualifiers-in-numbers-2913265.htmlBarça buddies breaking a goal record, a nation outscoring all their rivals but getting no reward and some remarkable campaigns feature in FIFA.com’s statistical review of the Russia 2018 preliminaries.]]>Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=una-noche-magica-para-uruguay-argentina-y-colombia-2913140-2913296.htmlUruguay, Argentina and Colombia secured the results they needed to qualify for Russia 2018 on a dramatic final evening of qualifying in South America on which Chile and Paraguay missed out.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Trio qualify amid tense South American finale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=trio-qualify-amid-south-american-drama-2913011.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 04:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Three go through on day of big wins and shocks]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=three-go-through-on-day-of-big-wins-and-shocks-2913068.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 19:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil go through to knockout stages]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394729/match-report.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[South America set for Shakespearean final act]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=south-america-set-for-shakespearean-final-act-2911849.html

FIFA.com ​takes a closer look at the remarkable final day of South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with six teams fighting for three direct qualification slots, and one play-off place.

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-scrape-opening-wins-as-niger-make-history-2911531.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 19:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil come from behind to beat Spain]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394728/match-report.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2910643.htmlFIFA.com’s statistical review of the recent action.]]>Sat, 07 Oct 2017 11:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Suspense aplenty as South American race goes to the wire ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=suspense-aplenty-as-south-american-race-goes-to-the-wire-2910712.htmlStalemates and late drama marked out Matchday 17 of the South American qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, with Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay frustrated, and Paraguay and Chile the night's big winners.

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Paulinho: Brazil's Mr Versatile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=paulinho-brazil-s-mr-versatile-2910303.htmlThu, 05 Oct 2017 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017