<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 20:05:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 20:16:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Kaka to captain Orlando City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian playmaker Kaka, the 2007 FIFA Ballon d'Or winner, has been appointed captain of Orlando City when the new club makes its Major League Soccer debut next week.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[The Brazilians are back! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Nasri: Aguero's on the same level as Neymar, Suarez]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Corinthians, Colo Colo, Boca open with wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[The Strongest outmuscle Inter, Racing in cruise control]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[Lights, camera... action!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com turns the spotlight on those multi-talented individuals who went on to shine on screen after retiring from professional football.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains the stories behind just some of tattoos worn by the game’s stars.]]>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Love and the beautiful game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the profound connection between the beautiful game and matters of the heart across the world.]]>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Deportivo Tachira, Corinthians advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[Relief, disbelief, a starlet and spot-kicks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Argentina, Brazil back in the big time]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=dos-regresos-ilustres-dos-confirmaciones-2522409-2522493.htmlMon, 09 Feb 2015 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[South American juggernauts qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=south-american-juggernauts-qualify-for-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2522096.htmlFour of the heavyweights of South American football have qualified for the FIFA U 20 Football World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the CONMEBOL (South American) qualifying tournament wrapped up in Uruguay.

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Sun, 08 Feb 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Argentina clinch South American crown, Rio spot ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=argentina-clinch-south-american-crown-rio-spot-2521929.htmlLa Albiceleste a place at the 2016 Olympic Football Tournament.]]>Sun, 08 Feb 2015 02:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2521416/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly feature takes in entertaining utterances from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barack Obama, Neymar and Roberto Mancini.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Corinthians, Deportivo Tachira secure contrasting wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[Argentina, Brazil book Kiwi adventures]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=argentina-brazil-book-kiwi-adventures-2520914.htmlThu, 05 Feb 2015 00:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Anderson: Injuries were to blame]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Coutinho signs new Liverpool deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool announced that midfielder Philippe Coutinho has signed a new contract with the club, and the Brazilian will now be staying at Anfield until 2020. 

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Anderson joins Internacional]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Internacional announced the signing of 26-year-old midfielder Anderson on a four-year contract from Manchester United.

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Série A 2014
<![CDATA[Marta: Brazilians don’t take defeat well]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=marta-brazilians-don-t-take-defeat-well-2519354.htmlFIFA.com, giving her insight on the events of the past year and the challenges ahead in 2015.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:43:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's birthdays, with the FIFA Ballon d'Or holder, a Croatian hotshot and a Colombian midfield workhorse all celebrating.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The call of the commentator ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2512697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com travels to the Americas and Europe to speak to four leading broadcasters to find out just what makes them tick and listen to their remarkable stories.]]>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Eto'o, Odegaard moves catch the eye]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Diaz completes comeback with Canada qualification]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=diaz-completes-comeback-with-canada-2015-qualification-2512715.htmlLas Ticas.]]>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Bale: I don't see myself at Manchester United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[International transfers break $4bn mark - FIFA TMS Annual Report ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2512285/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our regular Sunday feature takes in a Brazilian FIFA World Cup winner, an Italian World Cup champion and a Russian midfield schemer as we preview the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Silva seals Real switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have completed the signing of Brazilian U-21 international Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro, with the midfielder signing a five-and-a-half year deal with the Spanish giants.

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Valcke: World Cup not about 32 days, but a long time after]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=valcke-world-cup-not-about-32-days-but-a-long-time-after-2509514.htmlFIFA World Cup event organisers gathered in Sao Paulo to launch the tournament's sustainability report. FIFA.com collects the main statements given during the media briefing held at Arena Corinthians. 


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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup™ organisers underline sustainability efforts and detail 2014 legacy plans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-world-cuptm-organisers-underline-sustainability-efforts-and-detai-2509097.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2015 14:33:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fans approve Brazilian adventure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fans-approve-brazilian-adventure-2509092.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2015 14:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Evergrande swoop for Salzburg's Alan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Three students from Universidad Metropolitana win 2015 FIFA/CIES Network Prize]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2506297/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=An international jury consisting of representatives from FIFA, CIES and academia awarded the 2015 FIFA/CIES International University Network Prize to three students from the Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) in Caracas (Venezuela).

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![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[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[Zico: Germany defeat was no accident]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=zico-germany-defeat-was-no-accident-2496814.htmlMon, 29 Dec 2014 16:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Europe the place to be for Brazil's Lucas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an English World Cup winner, a legendary Scottish manager and a French hotshot forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=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[Football's Christmas presents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter, Valcke reflect on thrilling 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2496152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:38:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=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[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[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