<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 26 May 2017 16:39:00 GMTFri, 26 May 2017 18:06:53 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Gimber: We have to show more]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=gimber-we-have-to-show-more-2889071.htmlGermany earned themselves a FIFA U-20 World Cup lifeline against Vanuatu, picking up their first win of the tournament, but the result was not a cause for celebration from captain Benedikt Gimber.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 16:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-advance-nervous-wait-for-two-giants-2889078.htmlAs the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany win, but must wait]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367034/match-report.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[A cannon, a boot and faith in youth]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-cannon-a-boot-and-faith-in-youth-2888369.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon take home first title on debut]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=lyon-take-home-first-title-on-debut-2888476.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![CDATA[Member associations release reports on intermediaries]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=member-associations-release-reports-on-intermediaries-2884304.htmlOver the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[A progressing pair and a few firsts]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-progressing-pair-and-a-few-firsts-2886850.htmlAs Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany remain winless after Mexico stalemate]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367067/match-report.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Stars of the future ready for kick-off]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=stars-of-the-future-ready-for-kick-off-2886372.htmlThe 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place this week, with the Buchlern sports complex in Zurich hosting ten youth teams from across the globe on Wednesday and Thursday.

 
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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Broos: Cameroon start with modest expectations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=broos-cameroon-start-with-modest-expectations-2883941.htmlMon, 22 May 2017 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[26 days to go: Path to the Trophy decided in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=26-days-to-go-path-to-the-trophy-decided-in-kazan-2883970.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 remember the Official Draw of the Confederations Cup, which took place in the Host City of Kazan.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Kalo, the magician for surprise package Vanuatu]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kalo-the-magician-for-surprise-package-vanuatu-2885548.htmlFIFA.com sits down with Vanuatu captain Bong Kalo to talk about playing in the nation's debut at a FIFA competition and the positives they are taking away from a heartbreaking 3-2 defeat by Mexico in their opening match.]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 03:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-kicks-off-with-a-bang-2885038.htmlAn action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Soteldo stands tall among German giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=soteldo-stands-tall-among-german-giants-2885016.htmlFIFA.com caught up with their diminutive midfielder Yeferson Soteldo.]]>Sat, 20 May 2017 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![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[Venezuela win Korea Republic 2017 opener]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367036/match-report.html​Venezuela won the opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Germany at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Group B.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Eight Grand Final seats claimed in Berlin]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=europeans-prosper-in-berlin-2884586.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 22:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=terrific-travellers-and-a-fantastic-farewell-2884352.htmlEl Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style.]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Top gamers poised for Berlin Final]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=top-gamers-poised-for-berlin-grand-final-2884099.htmlThis weekend will see the top 32 gamers from Seasons 1 and 2 will fight it out for eight seats at the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 Grand Final in London.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 17:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=england-and-germany-book-tickets-to-india-2883861.htmlSat, 13 May 2017 13:07:00 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[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[38 days to go: Perennial Matthaus sets record ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=38-days-to-go-perennial-matthaus-sets-record-2882474.htmlA stalwart throughout the the 1990s' international scene, Germany's Lothar Matthaus was 38 years and 129 days old when he set the record for the oldest scorer in FIFA Confederations Cup history.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Jones: My dream is coming true]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=5/news=jones-my-dream-is-coming-true-2883163.html

Germany coach Steffi Jones speaks about her progression from player through official to her current role, and explains how she will go about leading the Olympic champions into the UEFA Women's EURO and FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers.

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Tue, 09 May 2017 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Lothar Matthaus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-lothar-matthaus-2882777.htmlContinuing our series on FIFA World Cup™ record-holders, FIFA.com hears from Lothar Matthaus, the Germany legend who made 25 appearances at the tournament over an incredible five separate editions.

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Mon, 08 May 2017 07:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[42 days to go: Ballack leads by example]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=42-days-to-go-ballack-leads-by-example-2880545.html

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 remember Michael Ballack’s role as the figurehead of a renewed Germany at their home Confederations Cup in 2005.

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Sat, 06 May 2017 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Passionate Paunovic talks Serbia and Schweinsteiger]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=passionate-paunovic-talks-serbia-and-schweinsteiger-2882428.htmlChicago Fire coach Veljko Puanovic speaks to FIFA.com about recent signing Bastian Schweinsteiger and what Serbia's national team can learn from his U-20 team's World Cup success in 2015.

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Fri, 05 May 2017 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Bell looks to blend Irish steel, German mentality]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bell-looks-to-blend-irish-steel-german-mentality-2882410.htmlUEFA Women's Champions League winner Colin Bell speaks to FIFA.com about taking charge of the Republic of Ireland national team and his plans to take them to a major tournament for the first time.

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Fri, 05 May 2017 08:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Gazza’s tears in Turin]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=gazza-s-tears-in-turin-2882303.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Paul Gascoigne's outpouring of emotions in the 1990 semi-finals.

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Thu, 04 May 2017 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![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[Kuranyi: Germany favourites but Russia’s time will come]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=kuranyi-germany-favourites-but-russia-s-time-will-come-2881679.htmlFormer Dynamo Moscow and Germany forward Kevin Kuranyi knows better then most what it takes to succeed at the FIFA Confederations Cup, and he tells FIFA.com his expectations for the fast-looming tournament.]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Ochs: Everyone gives everything for their team-mates]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=ochs-everyone-gives-everything-for-their-team-mates-2881295.htmlPhilipp Ochs is just one example of the difficulties talented youngsters in national youth teams face when making the step up into the professional game. The 20-year-old discussed his current situation at Hoffenheim with FIFA.com.

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![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[Samoura: Russia-Portugal will be full house]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=samoura-announces-russia-portugal-will-be-full-house-2880425.htmlFIFA and the 2018 Local Organising Committe held their last board meeting ahead of this summer's FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. FIFA.com collects the main quotes from the media briefing that followed the meeting.

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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 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[Holders humbled by Letchkov’s legendary header]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=holders-humbled-by-letchkov-s-legendary-header-2880008.html FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the diving header that took Bulgaria to the 1994 semi-finals.]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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[FIFA Venue Ticketing Centres open, last-minute sales phase underway]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-venue-ticketing-centres-open-last-minute-sales-phase-underway-2880011.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 14:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Russia 2017's last-minute sales phase starts]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=russia-2017-s-last-minute-sales-phase-starts-2879980.htmlFans from all over the world will, as of 12:00 CET (13:00 Moscow time) today, have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup as the last-minute sales phase begins.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 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[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2879139.htmlSat, 15 Apr 2017 10:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[FIFA President statement]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-president-statement-2879267.htmlTue, 11 Apr 2017 22:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News