<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTThu, 30 Oct 2014 07:09:55 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[High scorers and golden oldies ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil loses its first tricampeão]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how, just four years after helping Brazil win Mexico 1970, Gremio left-back Everaldo passed away following a car accident.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:26:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Ateltico Mineiro cut gap as Cruzeiro held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[A big rivalry in every sense]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 101-year rivalry between Rio de Janeiro giants Botafogo and Flamengo is a story of big wins, legendary players and power shifts, from the alvinegro golden age of the 1960s to Flamengo’s glory years of the 80s.

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Enraptured by 'rabonas']]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tracks the origins and greatest practitioners of the rabona, one of football's flashiest moves and a deft little party trick for the ages.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho: We are trying to get Costa fit for United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Cruzeiro draw, maintain gap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review alongside the likes of Luiz Adriano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Richard Dunne and Philipp Lahm.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Leaders Cruzeiro advance, Internacional stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Parreira: Brazil have their confidence back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Warnock: You can't stop Diego Costa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional edge past Vitoria into last-eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/809/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Satellites conquer Cairo, spark Ghanaian rise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com recalls a Daniel Agyei-inspired Ghana overcoming sizeable odds and tournament heavyweights Brazil to win their first FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U20 World Cup Egypt 2009<![CDATA[Falcao, a very special No5]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=63630/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on the career of Paulo Roberto Falcao, who brought his flair and tactical acumen to bear in gracing the midfields of Internacional, Roma and Brazil in the 1970s and 80s.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:51:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[Boca stunned, Sao Paulo progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paraguayan minnows Deportivo Capiata stunned Boca Juniors by defeating the Argentinian giants 1-0 in Buenos Aires in the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana last 16 clash.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Icons eclipsed as Germans misfire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, alongside Germany's shooting struggles and Liverpool somehow defending their Women's Super League crown.]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Fabulous Neymar fires four past Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Thiago Silva back in training with PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva returned to training following a two month absence because of a hamstring injury.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Maicon extends Roma deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Aguirre: Japan do not lack passion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Leaders Cruzeiro clipped at Flamengo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly feature, we preview the upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Greek grafter, an evergreen Italian, a Nigerian winger and Algeria's former manager celebrating this week.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Botafogo off bottom, Gremio beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Botafogo moved off the bottom of the Brazilian Serie A table following a 1-0 home win over Corinthians. Elsewhere, ten-man Gremio were beaten 2-1 at Palmeiras.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014
<![CDATA[Tardelli's Beijing brace beats Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Superclassico.]]>Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Roy Keane on a fist-fight with Peter Schmeichel, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on being a family man and a former Spanish international on why Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player in history.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Zizinho, a forgotten Seleção supremo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A dazzling player who dominated Brazilian attacks, Zizinho is largely a forgotten man in the ranks of A Seleção's great history, though is arguably their best ever to not lift the FIFA World Cup.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News
<![CDATA[Internacional humbled by Chapecoense ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Corinthians down leaders Cruzeiro]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Brazil to take on Turkey, Austria in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Five-time world champions Brazil have scheduled friendly matches against Turkey and Austria in November, the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) confirmed.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News
<![CDATA[Cruzeiro stretch lead, Mineiro slip up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cruzeiro moved a step closer to a successful defence of their Campeonato title with a 2-1 defeat of nearest rivals Independiente, while Atletico Mineiro slipped to a 3-1 defeat at lowly Criciuma.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 03:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014
<![CDATA[Kaka: It's great being a veteran]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Kaka before a training session at Sao Paulo where the 32-year-old spoke about the joys of being a veteran, his move to Orlando City, Dunga's chances of success with A Seleção and much more.

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Henrique treble lifts struggling Palmeiras]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Brazil summon Souza for Asia trip]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Midfielder Souza of Sao Paulo has been called up to the Brazil squad by coach Dunga to replace injured Chelsea star Ramires for the friendlies against Argentina and Japan later this month. 

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News
<![CDATA[Messi: Neymar will be future Ballon d'Or winner]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Four-time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi hailed his Barcelona team-mate Neymar as a future winner of the prestigious award. 

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:42:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Emelec, Bahia take advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/225/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: September 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the main news and events from a month in women's football dominated by qualifying for Canada 2015.]]>Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Luiz: It was a fantastic night for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bastos gives Sao Paulo narrow advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Zuniga, Jorginho ruled out for Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[David Luiz: I chose PSG over Barça ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Joy for Brazil and Colombia, play-off place for Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Fishing footballers]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2445586/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 shows footballers indulging in a beloved pastime.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Internacional close on Cruzeiro]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Colombia join Brazil at Canada 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2445297/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Colombia became the second South American side to qualify for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 thanks to Ecuador's 3-2 win over Argentina in the Copa America Femenina. 

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with several Brazil 2014 stars, including a FIFA World Cup™ winner, all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2444522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News