<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:05:45 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2441621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Colombia and the Netherlands swap places]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2440970/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Martinez: Porto must open teams up better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti: I wouldn't swap Real's squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The evolution of the football boot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows a series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with a Japanese star, one half of a famous Dutch brotherly pair and a Uruguayan full-back all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Coaches reflect on Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=coaches-reflect-on-brazil-2014-2439107.htmlFIFA invited coaches and directors of football from the member associations of the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL zones to Panama for a two-day conference, and FIFA.com was on hand to speak with several coaches from Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Stage set for wide-open Copa]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2438827/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Paraguayans stun Atletico Nacional]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/867/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this edition of the Week in Quotes, we feature a defiant Joachim Low, a back-tracking Adriano Galliani, a reference that goes right over Raheem Sterling's head and an offer of mushrooms for fans.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Captain Neymar is Brazil's match-winner]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar marked his first game as Brazil captain by scoring the only goal as A Seleção saw off ten-man Colombia 1-0 in Miami.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Falcao excited by United, Van Gaal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[United seal late Falcao swoop]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Brazil draft Robinho for friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Brazil coach Dunga has called up former Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan forward Robinho in place of injured Hulk for upcoming friendlies with Colombia and Ecuador.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including a Colombian goalkeeper, a quick-scoring Turkish striker, a FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner for Japan and a German FIFA World Cup™ champion all celebrating.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Libertad, River progress with ease]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/840/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Club members share World Cup moments ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=club-members-share-world-cup-moments-2427298.htmlWe gave several lucky FIFA.com contest and games winners the trip of a lifetime to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. Our winners shared their highlights of Brazil.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Emelec, Cerro Porteno progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/781/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Penarol in pole, General Diaz ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Wins for Cerro Porteno, Club Universitario]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Pekerman signs new four-year deal with Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Colombian Football Federation have announced Jose Pekerman has signed a new four-year deal to coach Los Cafeteros on Tuesday after his initial contract expired on 31 July.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Bonet expects tough tie, Alemann bullish]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/314/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Villa sign Colombia midfielder Sanchez]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Aston Villa signed Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez from Spanish side Elche for an undisclosed fee.

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Udinese's Armero joins Milan on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Rodriguez: It’s a dream come true]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=rodriguez-it-s-a-dream-come-true-2418837.htmlFIFA.com on being crowned top scorer, his volley against Uruguay and reaching the quarter-finals.]]>Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rodriguez set for Real bow in Super Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[James receives his adidas Golden Boot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=james-receives-his-adidas-golden-boot-2418027.htmlFri, 08 Aug 2014 09:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Drama, a departure & the Michigan masses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Falcao returns after six months out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco striker Radamel Falcao made his first appearance for over six months as a second-half substitute in his side's 2-2 friendly draw against Valencia in the Emirates Cup. 

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Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Football's famous curses and sorcery ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While football is often elevated to a mystical level, citing famous victories as miracles played in stadiums referred to as shrines for example, we look at the other side of the coin here with a slew of famous curses cast upon some of the world's most famous clubs.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![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 ™