<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 20 May 2017 08:40:00 GMTSat, 20 May 2017 12:35:09 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Spain crowned record U-17 European champions]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=spain-crowned-record-u-17-european-champions-2884747.htmlSpain defeat England on penalties after dramatic final for record-extending ninth UEFA U-17 European Championship title, with finalists to be joined by Germany, France and Turkey at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[32 days to go: David Villa’s memorable hat-trick]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=32-days-to-go-david-villa-s-memorable-hat-trick-2882511.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we reveal the oldest player to score a hat-trick at the competition.]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 09:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England and Germany book tickets to India]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 May 2017 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[35 days to go: Spain’s unbeaten run comes to an end]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=35-days-to-go-spain-s-unbeaten-run-comes-to-an-end-2881720.html p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

FIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we tell the story of one of the most unexpected results in the competition’s history: when USA defeated Spain. 

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Sat, 13 May 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Spain and Turkey secure India berths]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=spain-and-turkey-secure-india-berths-2883829.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kids-megs-and-mengao-monopoly-2883630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach.]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Real set up Cardiff meeting with Juve ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/348/4/index.htmlReigning European champions Real Madrid booked their place in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League final with a 4-2 aggregate victory over local rivals Atletico Madrid.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Atleti and Monaco hoping for miracles]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/315/8/index.htmlLos Blancos winning the trophy for a seventh time.]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 18:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Relive the Europe regional final in Madrid]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=live-follow-the-europe-regional-final-in-madrid-2882736.htmlMadrid played host to the FUT Champions Season 2 regional finals for the Europe region. Contestants battled it out not just for the title, but for eight berths at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin on 19 and 20 May.

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Sat, 06 May 2017 07:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017
<![CDATA[An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=an-old-rabbit-and-a-monster-from-madeira-2882539.htmlFIFA.com’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware.]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Second chance in Madrid]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=second-chance-in-madrid-2882453.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 18:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Puyol: U-17 finals will showcase stars of the future]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=puyol-u-17-finals-will-showcase-stars-of-the-future-2882273.htmlFIFA.com ahead of helping to kick off ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi.]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[European crown and World Cup berths on the line]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=european-crown-and-world-cup-berths-on-the-line-2882272.htmlFrom Wednesday onwards 16 teams will do battle for the U-17 European Championship title in Croatia, with the five best sides also qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in the autumn. One of the participating teams is the smallest nation ever to reach the tournament.

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Wed, 03 May 2017 10:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Ronaldo hat-trick sinks Atletico ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/195/8/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in photos.]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Juve test for Monaco, Madrid's finest meet again]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/170/4/index.htmlOpponents in last year’s UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid and Atletico face off once again, while tournament revelations Monaco take on Juventus and their formidable defence.

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Mon, 01 May 2017 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Trezeguet: Real tie could be revenge for Griezmann]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/130/5/index.htmlFIFA.com about the UEFA Champions League semi-final between his former teams Monaco and Juventus and assesses Antoine Griezmann's contribution for club and country ahead of a key period for Atletico Madrid and France. ]]>Mon, 01 May 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2880424.htmlEl Clasico and thoughts from coaches to the European qualifying draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.]]>Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium ]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=dollars-droughts-and-a-half-millennium-2880630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals.]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[When little Tahiti lost like lions]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=when-little-tahiti-lost-like-lions-2880623.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the inspiring efforts of Oceania champions Tahiti at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2879713.htmlThis week the football world grieves the passing of former Aston Villa, England, Middlesbrough and Rangers defender Ugo Ehiogu, while Dani Alves reveals how he consoled former team-mate Neymar after Juventus' victory over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:43:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Madrid derby teed up, Juve to tackle Monaco]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/021/2/index.htmlReigning champions Real Madrid will face neighbours Atletico Madrid, while Monaco meet Juventus, when the four remaining sides fight for a place at the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff.

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Origins, wunderkinds and the pride of Pot 4]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=origins-wunderkinds-and-the-pride-of-pot-4-2880124.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Juventus and Monaco advance to semis]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/005/0/index.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 22:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Cristiano cracks another milestone]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/994/5/index.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 01:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Madrid clubs make last four]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/985/0/index.htmlTue, 18 Apr 2017 23:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=spot-kicks-sackings-and-allicadabra-2879508.html

A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Cristiano's incredible century]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=4/news=cristiano-s-incredible-century-2879537.html 

Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to reach a century of goals in European club competition, reaching the incredible milestone against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.]]>
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Madrid pair, Monaco claim upper hand]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/940/2/index.htmlWed, 12 Apr 2017 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Juventus cruise past Barcelona in Turin]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/921/0/index.htmlTue, 11 Apr 2017 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=the-week-in-quotes-2877091.htmlThis week we hear from Dirk Kuyt on a lucky escape, Lukas Podolski and Francesco Totti discuss the past and future, Kazuyoshi Miura reveals his football dream and Paulinho basks in a memorable performance for Brazil.

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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Powerhouses impress, Celtic duo play out stalemate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=powerhouses-impress-celtic-duo-play-out-stalemate-2877198.htmlSat, 25 Mar 2017 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[High stakes as qualifying resumes in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=high-stakes-as-qualifying-resumes-in-europe-2876818.htmlFIFA.com previews the latest round of qualifiers in Europe, where some of the continent's heavyweights face crucial matches in the race to secure direct passage to Russia 2018.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Koke talks idols, Iniesta and Spain's new generation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=koke-talks-idols-iniesta-and-spain-s-new-generation-2876506.htmlThu, 23 Mar 2017 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[League leaders continue relentless march]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=league-leaders-continue-relentless-march-2876541.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the action in women’s club football in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, where the league leaders all consolidated their positions with resounding victories this weekend.

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Intriguing draw maps out quarter-final clashes]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/635/0/index.htmlFri, 17 Mar 2017 11:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Double-triples and a long shot]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=double-triples-and-a-long-shot-2876337.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the underscoring of a decision to swap selling houses for saving shots.]]>Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Atletico and Monaco into quarter-finals]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/622/9/index.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Leicester surprise Sevilla, Juventus advance]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/605/1/index.htmlTue, 14 Mar 2017 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=the-week-in-quotes-2875573.htmlSat, 11 Mar 2017 12:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Rangel and Corral doing Mexico proud in Spain]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=rangel-and-corral-doing-mexico-proud-in-spain-2875522.htmlMexican pair Nayeli Rangel and Charlyn Corral speak about life playing in Spain, their upcoming match against each other and the upcoming launch of a new women's league back home.

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Comebacks and continental glory]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=comebacks-and-continental-glory-2875455.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany.]]>Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup winner Alonso to hang up boots]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=3/news=world-cup-winner-alonso-to-hang-up-boots-2875400.htmlThu, 09 Mar 2017 14:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2016/2017<![CDATA[European trio celebrate international success]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=european-trio-celebrate-international-success-2875378.htmlSheBelieves Cup, Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup – there has been plenty of international women's football to enjoy over the last few days, including a number of teams making history. FIFA.com runs the rule over the recent world-class action.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Barcelona stun PSG, Dortmund advance]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/519/6/index.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 22:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Spain crowned Algarve Cup champions]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=spain-crowned-algarve-cup-champions-2875284.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 20:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Pavon: Women’s football is booming]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=pavon-women-s-football-is-booming-2875121.html

Victoria Pavon tells FIFA.com about her experiences as president of Leganes and why she's encouraged by the lesser attention that women in such positions now receive.

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Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Bayern Munich, Real Madrid cruise to last eight]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/499/6/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the action in London and Naples.]]>Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Puyol anticipating memorable matches in Russia]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=puyol-anticipating-memorable-matches-in-russia-2869246.htmlSpanish FIFA World Cup-winning captain Carles Puyol gave his impressions on Russia's preparations for the FIFA Confederations Cup and spoke about his expectations for the upcoming tournament in an interview with FIFA.com.

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Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Long droughts and goals galore]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=long-droughts-and-goals-galore-2869086.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a rampant Pole and a bizarre goal.]]>Fri, 03 Mar 2017 06:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News