<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 12 Jan 2018 08:12:00 GMTThu, 18 Jan 2018 16:57:47 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2926254.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The records being hunted in 2018]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-records-being-hunted-in-2018-2926141.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 10:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Coutinho completes move to Barcelona]]>/live-scores/news/y=2018/m=1/news=coutinho-completes-move-to-barcelona-2925983.htmlBrazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho has completed his move to Barcelona from Liverpool after spending five years with the Merseyside club.

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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=LaLiga Santander 2017/2018
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925908.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.]]>Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[2017 in numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=2017-in-numbers-2925749.html2017 provided some fascinating numbers during the past year in the world of football. FIFA.com takes a closer look at the ones that make for interesting reading.

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 11:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Venerating five of football's retired royals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com pays tribute.]]>Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2925599.htmlThis week features Rivaldo comparing today's stars of the beautiful game with ones during his playing days, Luka Modric discussing his future and Andres Iniesta previewing one of the biggest club matches on the football calendar.

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 16:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925558.htmlFIFA.com delivers the answers in its stats review.]]>Fri, 22 Dec 2017 05:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lopetegui's four keys to success]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=lopetegui-s-four-keys-to-success-2925424.htmlFIFA.com about four key factors that have been key to reviving Spain's national team during his reign.]]>Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Kaka calls time on illustrious career]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=12/news=kaka-calls-time-on-illustrious-career-2925342.htmlFormer Brazil attacking midfielder Kaka, who won the FIFA World Cup™ title with his country in 2002, announced his retirement from football on Sunday.

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Real round off historic year in UAE]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=real-round-off-historic-year-in-uae-2925328.htmlReal Madrid achieved history at UAE 2017, becoming the first team ever to retain the FIFA Club World Cup title. We round up the 14th edition of the tournament.

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Ramos and Real make history in the Emirates]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=ramos-y-el-madrid-redondean-un-ano-historico-en-emiratos-2925318-2925321.htmlSergio Ramos and Real Madrid won a third FIFA Club World Cup title on Saturday, rounding off an historic year in which they have landed a club-record five titles.

 

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Real Madrid presented with the FIFA World Champions Badge]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=real-madrid-presented-with-the-fifa-world-champions-badge-2925088.htmlBy defeating Gremio in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, Real Madrid have earned the honour of being able to wear the official FIFA World Champions Badge.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Real Madrid retain world title]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279805/match=300398163/match-report.htmlReal Madrid have become the first side to retain the FIFA Club World Cup, earning a 1-0 win over Gremio to lift the title at UAE 2017.

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Luan: We’ve got the quality to take on Madrid]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=luan-we-ve-got-the-quality-to-take-on-madrid-2925032.htmlHighly rated Gremio star Luan speaks to FIFA,com about his team's FIFA Club World Cup final against Real Madrid and the compliments he has received from Marcelo.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=12/news=australia-hit-all-time-high-as-usa-end-2017-on-top-2924260.htmlUSA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2924816.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Global showdown awaits in Abu Dhabi]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279805/match=300398163/preview.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Night of a lifetime for Khalifa Mubarak]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=night-of-a-lifetime-for-khalifa-mubarak-2924844.htmlEarning your first start as a youngster is always a daunting experience. To have it against Real Madrid in a FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 semi-final is another level. Al Jazira's Khalifa Mubarak reflects on his baptism of fire.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Bale's delight in goalscoring return]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=bale-s-delight-in-goalscoring-return-2924813.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale about the Welshman's winner in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira, and how his team-mates helped during his two-month injury absence.]]>Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Real survive scare to tee up Gremio clash]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279803/match=300398167/match-report.htmlReal Madrid secured their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 with a 2-1 victory over Al Jazira, but not without a serious scare, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale sealed victory.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Marcelo: Most important title is always the next one]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=marcelo-most-important-title-is-always-the-next-one-2923867.htmlSpeaking to FIFA.com, Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is determined to lead the Spanish giants to a third FIFA Club World Cup title in the United Arab Emirates.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Holders arrive with sights set on retaining title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=holders-arrive-with-sights-set-on-retaining-title-2923781.htmlReigning European champions and FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have arrived in Abu Dhabi ahead of their semi-final encounter against Al Jazira this Wednesday, 13 December.

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Real set to enter Al Jazira's cauldron of noise]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279803/match=300398167/preview.htmlThe reigning champions enter the fray, with Real Madrid set to be met by a packed stadium of braying home fans, cheering on the club known as 'the Pride of Abu Dhabi': Al Jazira.

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Real legend Salgado meets Mobile Roadshow Ultimate Heroes]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=real-legend-salgado-meets-mobile-roadshow-ultimate-heroes-2923773.htmlReal Madrid legend Míchel Salgado treated the top 100 performers from the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Mobile Roadshow to an incredible meet and greet at Zayed Sports City Stadium.

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2923360.htmlFIFA.com's latest statistical review includes goalscoring and drought-breaking in the UEFA Champions League, patience rewarded in Japan and much more.]]>Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Russia 2018’s potential classic match-ups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=russia-2018-s-potential-classic-match-ups-2923255.htmlFrom the moment that the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was made, fans around the globe have been poring over each of the groups and contemplating who might face who in the knockout rounds.

 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Navas: We know how hard it is to get this far]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=navas-we-know-how-hard-it-is-to-get-this-far-2922924.htmlDespite an unconvincing start to the season, Real Madrid are aiming to end 2017 with another FIFA Club World Cup triumph, as their goalkeeper Keylor Navas explained.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Quartet secure spots in Round of 16]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/292/286/3/index.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2017/2018<![CDATA[Alonso: I had unfinished business]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=alonso-i-had-unfinished-business-2922590.html

After a continental club title narrowly evaded him on three occasions as a player, it has not taken Pachuca boss Diego Alonso long to finally lift an international trophy as a coach. Now he finally heads to the FIFA Club World Cup.

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Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2921919.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[UAE 2017 squad lists revealed ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=uae-2017-squad-lists-revealed-2921983.htmlThe 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup is just around the corner, and the official squad lists of the seven participating teams in the United Arab Emirates from 6-16 December have been confirmed.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Tight groups and sweet revenge in European qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=tight-groups-and-sweet-revenge-in-european-qualifiers-2921782.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=meet-the-32-finalists-for-russia-2018-2921492.htmlLearn all about the 32 teams that will play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ by viewing our colourful, interactive guide!

 

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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2921083.htmlNeymar, Sam Kerr and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are among the stars of our latest statistical look at the footballing week.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Senegal soar as top five hold firm]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=11/news=senegal-soar-as-top-five-hold-firm-2920750.htmlThe concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers have made their mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Senegal and the winners of the European zone play-offs among the biggest climbers.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Torrejon: I hope we can host a World Cup one day]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=torrejon-i-hope-we-can-host-a-world-cup-one-day-2920612.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.

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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[The Qualifiers in Numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-qualifiers-in-numbers-2920457.htmlThe road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2919214.htmlNeymar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Olivier Giroud, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva and an infant American feature as FIFA.com reviews the last seven days in stats.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2918517.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.]]>Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-in-numbers-2918336.htmlThe FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com.

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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brewster hails amazing England triumph]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-hails-amazing-england-triumph-2918150.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 21:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-foden-lead-individual-honours-2918145.htmlFootball may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Santi Denia: My players should be proud]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=santi-denia-my-players-should-be-proud-2918157.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 20:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-savour-sweet-taste-of-victory-brazil-finish-third-2918108.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[England come back to win first U-17 World Cup title]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275921/match=300394752/match-report.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 17:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[England rematch excites Spain skipper Ruiz]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-rematch-excites-spain-skipper-ruiz-2917780.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=join-us-behind-the-scenes-on-the-final-day-of-india-2017-2917737.htmlFri, 27 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-hailed-as-a-fantastic-tournament-2917676.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017