<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:27:00 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:59:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Modric: Rodriguez and Kroos are fantastic signings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Decima has relieved pressure and targeted a clean sweep of trophies in 2014/15.]]>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Real confirm Rodriguez arrival]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign FIFA World Cup adidas Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco on six-year contract, the European champions have announced.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Rodriguez volley named Goal of the Tournament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=rodriguez-volley-named-goal-of-the-tournament-2406962.htmlFIFA.com users voted for Brazil 2014's Goal of the Tournament, with Colombia's James Rodriguez emerging victorious due to his unbelievable effort against Uruguay.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Goal of the tournameKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[The World Cup's top social moments]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=the-world-cup-s-top-social-moments-2406128.htmlSeveral milestones were reached and records set at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on the pitch, but the presence of social media added another layer to the historic tournament. FIFA.com looks at five significant social media moments.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Germans reign as Brazil thrills the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=germans-reign-as-brazil-thrills-the-world-2404806.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a classic FIFA World Cup, with Brazil 2014 having served up upsets, controversy, thrilling football and outstanding goals before culminating in a landmark Maracana triumph for Germany.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[48 stars in the Brazilian sky]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=48-stars-in-the-brazilian-sky-2405540.htmlMore than four million votes were cast for the Budweiser Man of the Match awards during the course of Brazil 2014, with 48 different players picking up the accolade. Leading the way was Lionel Messi with four. 

 

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Messi, Neuer heralded as Brazil 2014’s best ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=messi-heralded-as-brazil-2014-s-best-2404615.htmlSun, 13 Jul 2014 23:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[adidas Golden Ball candidates announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=adidas-golden-ball-candidates-announced-2403393.htmlFIFA has officially announced the names of the ten players in the running for the adidas Golden Ball.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Fiorentina hoping to keep Cuadrado]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[​Kroos masterclass secures top billing]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-masterclass-secures-top-billing-2402987.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Navas ties Messi at the summit]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=navas-ties-messi-at-the-summit-2401323.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 19:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Disciplinary update on matters relating to Brazil-Colombia match]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=disciplinary-update-on-matters-relating-to-brazil-colombia-match-2401371.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Di Stefano: Farewell to a legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The legendary Real Madrid player Alfredo Di Stefano died today, Monday 7 July, at the Gregorio Marañón hospital in Madrid. In his honour, FIFA.com looks back on his career.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil’s man of the people]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=luiz-brazil-s-man-of-the-people-2401225.htmlFIFA how he anticipates the challenge of leading his side out will be, while team-mate Hulk explains to FIFA.com why the country adore the eye-catching centre-back.]]>Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Thousands welcome home Cafeteros]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=thousands-welcome-home-cafeteros-2400922.htmlColombia's quarter-final stars return home to a party atmosphere.

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Benzema, Rodriguez bow out at the summit]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=benzema-rodriguez-bow-out-at-summit-2400533.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 15:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Departing Rodriguez soaks up adulation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=departing-rodriguez-soaks-up-adulation-2399967.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hosts switch focus to Neymar-less semi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=hosts-switch-focus-to-neymar-less-semi-2399755.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The spiky-haired prodigy who carried a nation’s hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=the-spiky-haired-prodigy-who-carried-a-nation-s-hopes-2399765.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar ruled out of World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neymar-out-of-world-cup-2399739.htmlBrazil's leading goalscorer won't play any further part in the tournament after injuring his back late in the quarter-final win against Colombia. 

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Sat, 05 Jul 2014 02:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Only the start for ambitious Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=only-the-start-for-ambitious-colombia-2399745.htmlCafetero camp but did not stop Juan Quintero and David Ospina from vowing they will come back even stronger.]]>Sat, 05 Jul 2014 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Unlikely heroes send giants through]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=unlikely-heroes-send-giants-through-2399397.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 00:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Young contenders heading home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=young-contenders-heading-home-2399279.htmlFri, 04 Jul 2014 23:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hosts beat Colombia, set up Germany semi ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255953/match=300186461/match-report.htmlFri, 04 Jul 2014 22:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil-Colombia: What the celebs say...]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-colombia-what-the-celebs-say-2398960.htmlFIFA.com their predictions on Brazil-Colombia.]]>Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Armero: We are going for glory]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=armero-we-are-going-for-glory-2398732.htmlFri, 04 Jul 2014 00:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Continental rivals face off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=continental-rivals-shape-up-2398672.htmlThu, 03 Jul 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar versus Rodriguez in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neymar-versus-rodriguez-in-numbers-2398370.htmlWith Brazil and Colombia's star No10s coming head-to-head in the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals, we take a look at some of the pair's standout statistics.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Silva: Brazilian emotion is positive]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=silva-brazilian-emotion-is-positive-2398671.htmlThu, 03 Jul 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hosts braced for another continental challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=hosts-braced-for-another-continental-challenge-2398264.htmlThu, 03 Jul 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Armero, Colombia's lord of the dance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=armero-colombia-s-lord-of-the-dance-2398223.html​FIFA.com​ speaks to Colombia's all-dancing full-back Pablo Armero, who talks togetherness, stopping Neymar and why ​Los Cafeteros​ are going for glory.]]>Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Striker shoot-out as quarter-finals begin]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=striker-shoot-out-as-quarter-finals-begin-2398229.htmlThu, 03 Jul 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 57 and 58 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-referee-designations-for-matches-57-and-5-2398087.htmlFIFA has announced the referees for FIFA World Cup matches 57 and 58, with Spain's Carlos Velasco set to oversee Brazil-Colombia and Argentina's Nestor Pitana officiating France-Germany.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Neymar: We are here to run to the end]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neymar-we-are-here-to-run-to-the-end-2398109.htmlBrazil forward Neymar has insisted that he is happy for Brazil to win ugly as long as it gets them past Colombia in Friday's FIFA World Cup quarter-final in Fortaleza.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[solecra claims the round’s summit, tight at the top]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=solecra-claims-the-round-s-summit-tight-at-the-top-2398011.htmlsolecra amassed the most points in the recent round of McDonald’s World Cup Fantasy.]]>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FantasyKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pekerman plotting Brazil's downfall]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pekerman-plotting-brazil-s-downfall-2398059.htmlColombia's Argentinian head coach Jose Pekerman has the chance to banish the ghosts of the 2006 FIFA World Cup and repay his own country by knocking out hosts Brazil on Friday. 

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[David Luiz leads defenders' fightback]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=david-luiz-leads-defenders-fightback-2397895.htmlWed, 02 Jul 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Remembering Andres Escobar, 20 years on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=remembering-andres-escobar-20-years-on-2396516.htmlFIFA.com in Brazil on the 20th anniversary of his death. ]]>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Which four teams will reach the semis?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=which-four-teams-will-reach-the-semis-2395884.htmlFIFA.com wants to know which quartet you think will win the France-Germany,
Brazil-Colombia, Argentina-Belgium and Netherlands-Costa Rica quarter-finals.]]>
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Fernandinho warns Brazil of James danger]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=fernandinho-warns-brazil-of-james-danger-2393183.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 01:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar fit to take on Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=neymar-fit-to-take-on-colombia-2391102.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hazard aiming to emulate James heroics]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hazard-aiming-to-emulate-james-heroics-2390906.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi, Rodriguez and keepers thrive]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-rodriguez-and-keepers-thrive-2390432.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rodriguez: We're making history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=rodriguez-we-re-making-history-2389299.htmlJames Rodriguez says Colombia are making history after they progressed to the quarter-final of the World Cup and says that they will "always attempt to win."

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Uruguay proud despite Colombia defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=uruguay-proud-despite-colombia-defeat-2389254.htmlUruguay's stars remain positive despite their World Cup exit and maintain that they can be proud of their efforts at the tournament. 

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Rodriguez: It's not easy doing what I've done]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=james-it-s-not-easy-doing-what-i-ve-done-2389253.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Gimenez bows out proudly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=gimenez-bows-out-proudly-2388918.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 02:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Tabarez: James is the best player at the World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tabarez-james-is-the-best-player-at-the-world-cup-2389273.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™