<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 25 Apr 2017 11:20:00 GMTTue, 25 Apr 2017 11:35:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Faryd Mondragon]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-faryd-mondragon-2880393.htmlIn running out at Brazil 2014 three days after his 43rd birthday, Mondragon become the oldest person ever to play at the World Cup. FIFA.com looks at this record and the man who set it.

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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Contenders announced for Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=contenders-announced-for-blue-stars-fifa-youth-cup-2017-2877838.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2016<![CDATA[Monumental humbling for Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=3/news=monumental-humbling-for-argentina-1043740.html Continuing our look at memorable and significant FIFA World Cup qualifiers, FIFA.com reflects on the incredible 5-0 win in Buenos Aires by Colombia's remarkable class of 1993.

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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™
<![CDATA[Next week on FIFA.com]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=next-week-on-fifa-com-2878431.htmlJust like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is on the menu on FIFA.com in the week ahead.

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Sun, 02 Apr 2017 12:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil qualify as race for places tightens]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-qualify-as-race-for-places-tightens-2878086.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Precious points to play for in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=precious-points-to-play-for-in-south-america-2877364.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 14 of FIFA World Cup qualifying in CONMEBOL, which could well yield another new-look top five before the action resumes again in August.



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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Brazil run riot, Argentina edge Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-run-riot-argentina-edge-chile-2877052.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Russia 2018 hopefuls face turning point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=russia-2018-hopefuls-face-turning-point-2876554.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to March's FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America, with some mouth-watering encounters set to take place, as the race for Russia 2018 spots gets even hotter.]]>Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Brazil head up South American quartet]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-head-up-south-american-quartet-2876546.htmlMon, 20 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Colombia secure ticket to India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=colombia-secure-ticket-to-india-2876473.htmlMon, 20 Mar 2017 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Women's round-up: February 2017 ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=2/news=women-s-round-up-february-2017-2868925.html

FIFA.com rounds up February's key events in the women’s game, with Carli Lloyd, Colin Bell and Melbourne City among the big headline-makers.]]>
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Yepes: It's wide open in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=yepes-it-s-wide-open-in-south-america-2868679.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Colombia legend Mario Yepes to discuss Los Cafeteros' hopes of making it to FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 and how he has taken to life as a coach.]]>Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[South America's ten contenders aim for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-america-s-ten-contenders-aim-for-india-2867979.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=the-week-in-quotes-2867608.htmlFIFA.com and Thierry Henry admits to checking if N'Golo Kante was real.]]>Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Colombia’s women get their own stage]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=2/news=colombia-s-women-get-their-own-stage-2867547.htmlThe women players of Colombia are finally being given the chance to show their stuff of on the pitch in the colours of the clubs as, thanks to FIFA's Forward Programme, the country's first ever professional league kicks off on 18 February.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Air miles and principality prolificacy]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=air-miles-and-principality-prolificacy-2867516.html Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe.]]>Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[South American sextet a step closer to Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=south-american-sextet-a-step-closer-to-korea-republic-2865408.htmlSat, 28 Jan 2017 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-week-in-quotes-2865387.htmlThis week features Brazil coach Tite on the Chapecoense tribute friendly with Colombia, Carlo Ancelotti on bears in Canada and Wayne Rooney on writing his name in Manchester United history.

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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 10:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[A rare Real defeat and an ageless Pharaoh]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=a-rare-real-defeat-and-an-ageless-pharoah-2863771.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, which does not make positive reading for a studious Spaniard and his heavily-inked countryman.]]>Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic slots at stake in South America]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=korea-republic-slots-at-stake-in-south-america-2863710.htmlThe U-20 South American Championship begins this Wednesday in Ecuador, with the ten teams fighting it out for four places at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[De la Cuesta: We still have a strong link to Chapecoense]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=de-la-cuesta-we-still-have-a-strong-link-to-chapecoense-2862441.htmlAtletico Nacional President Juan Carlos de la Cuesta accepted the FIFA Fair Play Award on behalf of the club and spoke with FIFA.com moments after the ceremony.

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Fair Play awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Streaks and switches centre stage]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=streaks-and-switches-centre-stage-2862351.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an indefatigable Englishman, an expensive Brazilian and a conquering Colombian.]]>Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil resurgent in an unpredictable race]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=brazil-resurgent-in-an-unpredictable-race-2860734.htmlFIFA.com reviews the year in South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and looks ahead to some key fixtures to watch out for in 2017.]]>Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Real Madrid top of class at Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=real-madrid-top-of-class-at-japan-2016-2861746.htmlReal Madrid took the honours at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 to make it three titles for the year. In lifting the trophy for a second time, Los Merengues extended Europe’s domination of the competition, with the continent having now provided nine of its 13 champions.

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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Guerra: It's been an exceptional year]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=guerra-it-s-been-an-exceptional-year-2861232.htmlMon, 19 Dec 2016 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional claim bronze after penalty shoot-out]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276114/match=300364983/match-report.htmlAtletico Nacional bounced back from their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final disappointment to defeat Club America on penalties in the match for third place at the International Stadium Yokohama.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Rueda and the quest for consolation]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=rueda-and-the-quest-for-consolation-2860818.htmlSat, 17 Dec 2016 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Club America, Atletico Nacional meet for bronze]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276114/match=300364983/preview.htmlFri, 16 Dec 2016 22:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Goltz: Let’s go out on a high]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goltz-let-s-go-out-on-a-high-2860787.htmlFri, 16 Dec 2016 18:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Breaking records, keeping Diegos]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=breaking-records-keeping-diegos-2860420.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with unusual hat-tricks, an almost and a first touch.]]>Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Noboa: Ecuador winning at home is extremely important]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=noboa-ecuador-winning-at-home-is-extremely-important-2860114.htmlWed, 14 Dec 2016 19:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ecstatic Suzuki delivers Ronaldo-esque celebration]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ecstatic-suzuki-delivers-ronaldo-esque-celebration-2860282.htmlWed, 14 Dec 2016 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Antlers down Atletico Nacional to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364980/match-report.htmlKashima Antlers advanced to the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final after a 3-0 victory against Atletico Nacional at the Suita City Football Stadium in Osaka.

 
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Kashima’s Endo inspired by disaster-hit home region]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-s-endo-inspired-by-disaster-hit-home-region-2860023.htmlTue, 13 Dec 2016 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Lara: I’m doing this job for the dream of El Salvador]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lara-i-m-doing-this-job-for-the-dream-of-el-salvador-2859903.htmlTue, 13 Dec 2016 02:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Keen learner Aguilar aiming high]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=keen-learner-aguilar-aiming-high-2859897.htmlAtletico Nacional defender Felipe Aguilar speaks with FIFA.com about anticipation and excitement heading into the team's first FIFA Club World Cup match in its history and his ambitions to become a business executive after his footballing career.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Two steps from heaven]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364980/preview.htmlCopa Libertadores champions Atletico Nacional begin their FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 campaign against host club Kashima Antlers on Wednesday. FIFA.com sets the scene.

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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Sogahata: We want to reach the final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sogahata-we-want-to-reach-the-final-2859567.htmlFIFA.com, Kashima Antlers goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata reflected on Sunday's victory over Mamelodi Sundowns and spoke of his desire to help the Japanese champions go all the way at the FIFA Club World Cup.]]>Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Atletico make the journey from grief to hope]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=atletico-make-the-journey-from-grief-to-hope-2859331.htmlFollowing their arrival in Osaka ahead of their first FIFA Club World Cup match, Atletico Nacional team psychologist Dr Orlando Caicedo speaks with FIFA.com about the support him and his staff have been giving to the players since the Chapecoense air tragedy.

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2858284.htmlSat, 10 Dec 2016 09:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Henriquez: It's a matter of pride]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=henriquez-it-s-a-matter-of-pride-2859165.htmlFri, 09 Dec 2016 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=video-assistant-referees-to-be-tested-at-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-201-2858889.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Sundowns touch down in Osaka ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sundowns-touch-down-in-osaka-2858362.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 02:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2858090.htmlTo whet the appetite ahead of the 13th FIFA Club World Cup, FIFA.com has dipped into the record books to bring you some of the tournament’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Japan 2016 Spectator Guide ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-spectator-guide-2858085.htmlFIFA.com gives you some advice and reminds you of the regulations that will be in force at the stadiums.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-in-japan-2857979.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[CONMEBOL declares Chapecoense champions of Copa Sudamericana 2016]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=12/news=conmebol-declare-chapecoense-champions-of-copa-sudamericana-2016-2858080.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 18:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Official FIFA Club World Cup squad lists announced]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=official-fifa-club-world-cup-squad-lists-announced-2857198.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Berrio all set to live out his dream]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=berrio-all-set-to-live-out-his-dream-2854032.htmlSpeaking exclusively to FIFA.com ahead of the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup Japan, Colombia and Atletico Nacional's Orlando Berrio is relishing the opportunity to play at next month's tournament for the first time.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[A historic triumph for Las Superpoderosas]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=a-historic-triumph-for-las-superpoderosas-2852721.html As we look back on the greatest moments from the FIFA Women's World Cup's 25 years, we turn our gaze to a historic triumph for Colombia at Canada 2015.

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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News