<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Apr 2014 19:49:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 21:13:48 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Estadio das Laranjeiras announced as venue for FIWC 2014 Brazil Qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2320069/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014<![CDATA[What sticker are you hoping to collect?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=what-sticker-are-you-hoping-to-collect-2317323.htmlThe 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ Panini online album showcases the world's best footballers in iconic sticker form, and FIFA.com wants to know which player you're most looking forward to collecting in this edition and why?

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[126,837 tickets allocated within four hours of the last sales phase]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=126-837-tickets-allocated-within-four-hours-of-the-last-sales-phase-2319535.html FIFA.com.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Last ticketing sales phase to open on 15 April at 12h00 CET]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=last-ticketing-sales-phase-to-open-on-15-april-at-12h00-cet-2319228.htmlA total of 199,519 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ will be up for grabs in the last sales phase, which will open on Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 12h00 CET / 07h00 Brasilia time, via FIFA.com

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[A history of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/newsid=2304889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming footballing birthdays in our regular Sunday feature with a Brazilian midfielder, a speedy English winger, a Moroccan defender and a sturdy Argentinian stopper all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Surprise and emotion as official uniform presented to volunteers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=surpresa-e-emocao-na-entrega-do-novo-uniforme-aos-voluntarios.htmlOne volunteer got a pleasant surprise when the person presenting him with his official FIFA World Cup uniform turned out to be his hero Zico in disguise.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The official World Cup Magazine - Episode 28]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-official-world-cup-magazine-episode-28.htmlThe 28th episode of the official 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Video Magazine focuses on superstars from Brazil and Italy.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mexican students thwart Brazilian masters]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=mexican-students-thwart-brazilian-masters-2104938.htmlAhead of the nations’ group meeting at Brazil 2014, FIFA.com looks at a fascinating relationship which began with A Seleção’s exhilarating triumph at Mexico 1970.

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[62 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=62-days-to-go.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we pay tribute to the man who lit up Chile 1962.]]>Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional secure passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Talks between President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Blatter]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2317357/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As a follow-up to their recent meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Blatter had another very positive phone conversation today as part of their regular updates in the build-up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Jackson: Colombia have more talent than we did in '94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=jackson-colombia-have-more-talent-than-we-did-in-94.htmlFIFA.com, backs Falcao to recover in time for Brazil 2014 and compares Jose Pekerman’s current team to the class of Carlos Valderrama and Co.]]>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2316770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo through on dramatic day]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/231/714/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[64 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=days-2316170.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at the contrast between 2014’s 64-game tournament and the first edition in 1930.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The Strongest, Cerro Porteno & Lanus progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Volunteers set for star-studded launch of Brazil 2014 uniforms]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=voluntarios-modelo-2316377.htmlA group of Brazil 2014 volunteers will be sharing the catwalk with a host of stars at Fashion Rio on Thursday, as they unveil the uniforms they will be wearing at the biggest football show on Earth.

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Official Song released; Official Album tracklist revealed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=official-song-released-official-album-tracklist-revealed-2316268.html“One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album.”]]>Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup generates $20.7 billion BRL for Brazilian economy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-confederations-cup-generates-billion-brl-for-brazilian-economy-2316086.htmlTue, 08 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[65 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=days-2315810.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at Romario’s short-lived involvement in Italy 1990.]]>Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[I am somebody]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2315632/index.html?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 features previously anonymous children becoming somebodies.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA invests USD 1 million in FIFA World Cup™ TV internships in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-invests-usd-million-fifa-world-cuptm-internships-brazil-2315557.htmlFIFA is investing USD 1 million in a TV production internship programme for Brazilian students during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ as part of its legacy plans for the competition.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Arena Amazonia passes World Cup test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=arena-amazonia-passes-first-world-cup-test-2314688.htmlManaus’s Arena Amazonia successfully staged its first FIFA World Cup test event on Thursday, with a crowd of over 32,000 looking on as Resende and Vasco da Gama drew their Brazilian Cup tie.

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Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Neymar: I have butterflies in my stomach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=neymar-have-butterflies-stomach-2314564.htmlFri, 04 Apr 2014 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Colombia and Brazil: A mutual admiration]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=colombia-and-brazil-mutual-admiration-2314391.htmlFIFA.com examines the strong ties between Brazil and Colombia, looking at their respective footballing histories and the shared passion for playing the beautiful game.

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Atletico Mineiro through, Cruzeiro win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Copa Libertadores holders Atletico Mineiro are through to the next stage of the competition after earning a 1-1 draw at Independiente Santa Fe, while fellow Brazilian club Cruzeiro beat hosts Universidad de Chile 2-0.

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 06:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Sony and FIFA announce further 4K coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=sony-and-fifa-announce-further-coverage-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-2313778.htmlThu, 03 Apr 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Gremio, Union advance as Emelec fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian side Gremio and Chile's Union Espanola both advanced to the Copa Libertadores round of 16 with a 2-0 win at Atletico Nacional and a shock 1-0 victory over Botafogo respectively, while Flamengo dropped Emelec 2-1.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Pastore gem gives PSG two-goal cushion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Football clan unites Brazil and Portugal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=brazil-and-portugal-united-true-football-clan-2312717.htmlWed, 02 Apr 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hope springs eternal for Miranda, Filipe Luis ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hope-springs-eternal-for-miranda-filipe-luis-2311613.htmlFIFA.com they hope Brazil coach coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is also watching.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[2.57 million tickets already allocated to fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=million-tickets-already-allocated-fans-2312651.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Goal-line technology set up ahead of FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=goal-line-technology-set-ahead-fifa-world-cup-2311481.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 13:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Godin: Diego Costa is Atleti's soul]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Football's family album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=awaiting-green-light-football-family-album-2306411.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[73 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=73-days-to-go-2305313.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at Brazil 2014’s biggest and most famous stadium.]]>Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kaka believes in World Cup chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=kaka-believes-world-cup-chance-2305991.htmlBrazilian forward Ricardo Kaka said he still believes in his FIFA World Cup chances and has said he is happy at AC Milan, despite speculation linking him with a move to Major League Soccer in the USA.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA laments death of Arena de Sao Paulo worker ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=fifa-laments-the-death-arena-sao-paulo-worker-2305872.htmlFIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) send their condolences to the family and colleagues of Fabio Hamilton da Cruz following his death after an accident at the Arena de Sao Paulo. 

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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[75 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=75-days-to-go-2305309.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we pay tribute to one of Brazil’s all-time greats.]]>Sat, 29 Mar 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fifty years in five minutes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=When Pele and Garrincha were in Brazil's starting XI, A Seleção were invincible. FIFA.com goes back to a 1958 FIFA World Cup Sweden group stage match to relive the five minutes when the pair made their mark.


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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:02:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1958 FIFA World Cup Sweden ™
<![CDATA[Medical teams undergo World Cup training]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=medical-teams-undergo-world-cup-training-2305582.htmlRolled out in the lead-up to Brazil 2014, the Organising Committee's Medical Services team underwent a training programme designed to ensure injured players receive the best treatment on the pitch.

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Official Anthem of Brazil 2014 to be performed by Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=official-anthem-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-performed-santana-wyclef-avici-2305218.htmlDar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)”, will be performed at the tournament’s closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro by Carlos Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires.]]>Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Stadiums on the agenda]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=stadiums-the-agenda-2305190.htmlFIFA.com reveals what they had to say.]]>Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2304079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The history of football is full of examples with outfield players forced into pulling on goalkeeping gloves. FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Zico: It'll always be the Maracana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=zico-maracana-sempre-2304770.htmlAfter an executive meeting with representatives of the Local Organising Committee, FIFA and the Rio government, Zico was moved by a tribute paid to him at the Maracana.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™