<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:15:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:05:23 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Vidal: Bayern give me the best chance of winning the Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2667914.htmlFIFA.com presents some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including Pedro, Nery Pumpido, Desiree Scott and more.]]>Sun, 26 Jul 2015 09:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-return-to-challenge-upbeat-argentina-chile-2667780.html FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2663357.htmlWe preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA Puskas Award winner, a Mexican shot-stopper, a pair of FIFA Women's World Cup winners and a Spanish midfield metronome all celebrating.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Sales, Stars & Stripes and Santiago celebrations]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wednesday-subbed-sales-stars-stripes-and-santiago-celebrations-2661764.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Much more to come in 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/266/176/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite an action packed six spectacular months of football already in the books in 2015, the second half of the year is promising to be equally exciting with the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup next to kick-off later this week.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Mayne-Nicholls banned for seven years]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=mayne-nicholls-banned-for-seven-years-2661575.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 16:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[One drought ends, another continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Mascherano: I can't explain it]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Sampaoli: Chile will try to dominate Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jorge Sampaoli has declared that Chile will not play conservatively against Argentina and identified what could dictate the outcome of the Copa America final.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Skinny and the Magician show their worth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Javier Pastore and Jorge Valdivia have not always been appreciated by their Argentina and Chile coaches. At this Copa America, however, the two playmakers have excelled.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Neighbours primed for ultimate test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Practice makes perfect for Vargas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Roja into the Copa America final on Monday.]]>Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Four Argentinians plot final tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ramon Diaz, Ricardo Gareca, Gerardo Martino and Jorge Sampaoli are hoping to guide Paraguay, Peru, Argentina and Chile into the Copa America decider. FIFA.com previews the two semi-finals.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA celebrates 111th birthday]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-celebrates-111th-birthday-2607065.htmlThe Federation Internationale  de Football Association (FIFA) celebrates its 111th anniversary today, and we take a brief look back at the history of the organisation.]]>Thu, 21 May 2015 09:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[A very happy Chilean]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=super-snap-2606248.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows you a very happy Chilean.]]>Mon, 18 May 2015 21:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2605620.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a veteran USA goalkeeper, a FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner and a World Cup-winning captain all celebrating.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 09:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2603546.htmlSun, 10 May 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Tickets on sale and match schedule released]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=tickets-on-sale-and-match-schedule-released-2602260.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 18:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Brazil & Paraguay heading to Portugal]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=brazil-paraguay-heading-to-portugal-2594254.htmlBrazil and Paraguay booked their tickets to the 2015 Beach Soccer World Cup by reaching the final of the South American qualifying tournament in Manta, Ecuador.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Pele: This will be a Copa of Stars]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian legend Pele is looking forward to a star-studded Copa America tournament this summer -- but has challenged Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar to reproduce their best club form at the international level.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Dunga: Brazil players are determined to make amends]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/033/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Selecao's renaissance under his leadership has been sparked by the players' burning desire to make amends for their 2014 FIFA World Cup humiliation.]]>Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil beat Chile, South Africa snatch late draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Sanchez excited for special rematch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies<![CDATA[South American trio book Chile 2015 passage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2579297/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt and Qatar shine in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Pellegrini: City need to sign a crack player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pacheco powering Peruvian ambition ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=pacheco-powering-peruvian-ambition-2544074.htmlFIFA.com spoke to their chief goal-threat Fernando Pacheco.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Palestino revelling in Libertadores return ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the romantic story of Palestino, a club rooted in Chile's Palestinian community which is celebrating an unlikely return to South America's top club competition.]]>Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>/news/y=2010/m=11/news=tales-from-the-tattoo-parlour-1341780.htmlFIFA.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!]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2515640.htmlIn 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 ]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=the-call-of-the-commentator-2512697.htmlFIFA.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[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=the-week-in-quotes-2507656.htmlSat, 17 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=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[Pellegrini: United carry on winning]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[National brands pledge support to Chile’s showpiece event]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=national-brands-pledge-support-to-chile-s-showpiece-event-2493652.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2475131.htmlSun, 16 Nov 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Chile to present host city logos]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=chile-to-present-host-city-logos-2473844.htmlWed, 12 Nov 2014 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2472656.htmlFIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we look ahead to two German icons celebrating, as well as a Portuguese and a Moroccan who made waves in Italy.]]>Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Pellegrini: There is a lack of trust at City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Suarez, Cavani to lead Uruguay in November friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani of Paris Saint-Germain were the spearhead of the Uruguay squad called up Wednesday by coach Oscar Tabarez for friendlies with Costa Rica and Chile in November.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Referees gear up for Russia with Chile seminar]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=referees-gear-up-for-russia-with-chile-seminar-2457903.htmlThu, 16 Oct 2014 16:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Chile reveals official emblem and slogan for 2015]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=chile-reveals-official-emblem-and-slogan-for-2015-2454465.htmlThe Official Emblem and the visual identity of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, to be held from 17 October to 8 November next year, were revealed today in a striking launch event in Santiago. 

 

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Rozental: We were celebrities at just 16 ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=rozental-we-were-celebrities-at-just-16-2454422.htmlTue, 07 Oct 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Joy for Brazil and Colombia, play-off place for Ecuador]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=joy-for-brazil-and-colombia-play-off-place-for-ecuador-2445703.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015