<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTFri, 02 Dec 2016 09:32:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Goals, a golden oldie and a cosmopolitan club]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goals-a-golden-oldie-and-a-cosmopolitan-club-2857319.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an ageless legend in Sao Paulo and goals galore in Central Canada.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Coutinho: The MSN trio are the world’s top three players]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=coutinho-the-msn-trio-are-the-world-s-top-three-players-2857117.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 13:54:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Jeonbuk claim second Asian title, book Japan place]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=jeonbuk-claim-second-asian-title-book-japan-place-2855657.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a memorable AFC Champions League campaign that culminated in Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors qualifying for next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Japan to face some old adversaries.]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Tite: Ronaldo has been the best this year]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=tite-ronaldo-has-been-the-best-this-year-2855645.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2016 16:51:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Neymar in Puskás prize running for the fifth time]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=neymar-eyes-puskas-prize-for-fifth-time-2854981.htmlWe take a closer look at Neymar's goal against Villarreal on 8 November 2015, a strike that sees the Brazilian star nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award for the fifth time.

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 12:04:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[American wins and wonder goals]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=american-wins-and-wonder-goals-2854787.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with droughts ending in Madrid, Seattle and Tashkent.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian pair grab semi-final spots]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=asian-pair-grab-semi-final-spots-2854751.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 13:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Hero’s welcome for ‘The Joy of the People’]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hero-s-welcome-for-the-joy-of-the-people-2854149.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to 1962 and Garrincha being hoisted on the shoulders of adoring supporters.

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[High-flying Japan cruise past Brazil]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275999/match=300353185/match-report.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil close in on Argentina as race for Team of Year heats up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-close-in-on-argentina-as-race-for-team-of-year-heats-up-2853981.htmlFollowing another packed round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers, there has been plenty of movement in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. 

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil’s Duda sizing up her options]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-s-duda-sizing-up-her-options-2854135.htmlTorn between futsal and football and between playing on the wing or down the middle, Brazil forward Duda is striving for answers in Papua New Guinea, as FIFA.com found out. 

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Mazinho: Neymar can emulate Romario of ‘94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=mazinho-neymar-can-emulate-romario-of-94-2853876.htmlMon, 21 Nov 2016 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[FIFA Puskás Award 2016: ten best goals of the year announced]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-puskas-award-2016-ten-best-goals-of-the-year-announced-2853682.htmlFIFA.com. ]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:10:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Pele]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-pele-2852661.html FIFA.com looks back to 1958 and the strike that made a 17-year-old Pele the tournament's youngest-ever goalscorer.]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Corzo: Sanchez is harder to mark than Neymar]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=corzo-sanchez-is-harder-to-mark-than-neymar-2852878.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Swedish stalemate sees Seleção progress]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353168/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 10:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[European veterans and Seleção success]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-veterans-and-selecao-success-2852562.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some entertainers in canary-yellow emulating ‘The Beautiful Team’ and an Iberian defying his age.]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Hummels: Brazil are back on top]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hummels-brazil-are-back-on-top-2851747.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Spain avenge, Korea DPR advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=spain-avenge-korea-dpr-advance-2851683.htmlFIFA.com reviews matchday 3 at Papua New Guinea 2016, highlighted by a dose of revenge for Spain over Japan, and an exit for the hosts.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil stay perfect as Messi & Sanchez excel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez were two of the stars of the latest round of Russia 2018 qualifiers in South America as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador all racked up vital victories. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Four-star Korea DPR rock Brazil]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353166/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 08:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Gabriel Jesus: I’m so proud to wear the sacred No9]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=gabriel-jesus-i-m-so-proud-to-wear-the-sacred-no9-2851369.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 06:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Cueva lauds Gareca, Guerrero]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=cueva-lauds-gareca-guerrero-2851009.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 20:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pekerman: Argentina know Colombia can hurt them]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=pekerman-argentina-know-colombia-can-hurt-them-2850737.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Rincon: The Argentina players hide behind Messi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rincon-the-argentina-players-hide-behind-messi-2850696.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Cubillas: Neymar is Barcelona’s most important player]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=cubillas-neymar-is-barcelona-s-most-important-player-2850689.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 15:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The nominees in numbers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-nominees-in-numbers-2850237.htmlFIFA.com runs a statistical eye over the 53 candidates for four prestigious prizes at The Best FIFA Football Awards.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:17:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Battle for places set to intensify]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=battle-for-places-set-to-intensify-2850590.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Big wins and goals aplenty on opening day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=big-wins-and-goals-aplenty-on-opening-day-2850147.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil rout brave PNG]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353164/match-report.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Dani Alves: I’m like Picasso]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=daniel-alves-i-m-like-picasso-2849603.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 19:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[When Wambach’s head broke Brazil’s hearts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=when-wambach-s-head-broke-brazil-s-hearts-2849203.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 15:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Host nation pair embody PNG spirit]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=host-nation-pair-embody-png-spirit-2849537.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil and Uruguay break clear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-and-uruguay-break-clear-2849194.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Messi: Argentina must improve greatly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=messi-argentina-must-improve-greatly-2849155.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 06:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Olê, olê, olê, olê; Tite, Tite]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ole-ole-ole-ole-tite-tite-2848977.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Tite: It would be wrong to ask Neymar about Messi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=tite-it-would-be-wrong-to-ask-neymar-about-messi-2848933.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Two-time winner Julio Baptista to take part in FIFA Confederations Cup draw]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=two-time-winner-julio-baptista-to-take-part-in-fifa-confederations-cup-2848789.htmlThe Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will feature a very special guest, whose footballing career is intertwined with the tournament. 

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Renato Augusto: I’ve always been a crybaby]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=renato-augusto-i-ve-always-been-a-crybaby-2848786.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2016 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Points at a premium as race tightens]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=points-at-a-premium-as-race-tightens-2848734.htmlThe South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has reached a stage where every point and every goal are worth their weight in gold. FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 11 of the CONMEBOL qualifiers.

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Neymar and Messi arrive together in former’s jet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=neymar-and-messi-arrive-together-in-former-s-jet-2848693.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The great goals of the U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-great-goals-of-the-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2848624.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Aguero thanks Bauza, Guardiola for faith]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=aguero-thanks-bauza-guardiola-for-faith-2848585.htmlMon, 07 Nov 2016 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Roberto Carlos: It’s so emotional to represent Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=roberto-carlos-it-s-so-emotional-to-represent-brazil-2848138.htmlRoberto Carlos has spoken about the significance of representing Brazil and hailed his successor Marcelo as the best left-back in the world.

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Sun, 06 Nov 2016 17:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™