<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 01 Feb 2018 20:15:00 GMTFri, 18 May 2018 15:56:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Brazil dominate again, Paraguay back on big stage]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=2/news=brazil-dominate-again-paraguay-back-on-big-stage-2927621.htmlBrazil booked their place at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in style, winning all their matches at the South American Championships in the age group, held in Ecuador. Joining the Brazilians in France are tournament runners-up Paraguay.

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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[South Americans vie for two tickets to France]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=south-americans-vie-for-two-tickets-to-france-2926227.htmlEcuador is all set to host the eighth edition of the South American U-20 Women’s Championship, where ten nations will be competing for two berths at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[FIFA Appeal Committee reduces the sanction imposed on Paolo Guerrero to a six-month suspension]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=12/news=fifa-appeal-committee-reduces-the-sanction-imposed-on-paolo-guerrero-t-2925556.html
 
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Paolo Guerrero with a one-year suspension]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=12/news=fifa-disciplinary-committee-sanctions-paolo-guerrero-with-a-one-year-s-2923440.htmlOn 7 December 2017, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero for one year.

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Learn 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-2920204.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[History in the offing as final ticket goes up for grabs]]>/worldcup/news/history-in-the-offing-as-final-ticket-goes-up-for-grabs-2920043FIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Peru and New Zealand as the final spot in the 32-nation Russia 2018 field goes on the line.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia secured the results they needed to qualify for Russia 2018 on a dramatic final evening of qualifying in South America on which Chile and Paraguay missed out.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Germany oust Brazil as qualifying heroes soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=9/news=germany-oust-brazil-as-qualifying-heroes-soar-2907633.htmlFIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot.]]>Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Uruguay and Peru take big strides ]]>/worldcup/news/uruguay-and-peru-take-big-strides-2907187Uruguay and Peru were the big winners on Matchday 16 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, thanks to respective historic victories in Paraguay and Ecuador. FIFA.com rounds up the action.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Crucial tests for South American seven]]>/worldcup/news/crucial-tests-for-south-american-seven-2906765FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 16 of the CONMEBOL Russia 2018 qualifiers, a day on which none of the seven sides in contention to book a ticket to the World Cup will be able to clinch their place at next year’s world finals.

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Peru planning unprecedented growth]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=peru-planning-unprecedented-growth-2901681.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand climb ahead of Confed Cup, Poles into top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=new-zealand-climb-ahead-of-confed-cup-poles-into-top-ten-2890741.htmlAhead of a busy month in senior international football, with FIFA World Cup™ qualifying and the FIFA Confederations Cup set to take centre stage in June, there has been a small amount of notable movement in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. 

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![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[Peruvian greats inspiring free-scoring Flores]]>/worldcup/news/peruvian-greats-inspiring-free-scoring-flores-2880001Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil qualify as race for places tightens]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil run riot, Argentina edge Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 hopefuls face turning point]]>/worldcup/news/russia-2018-hopefuls-face-turning-point-2876554FIFA.com looks ahead to March's FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America, with some mouth-watering encounters set to take place, as the race for Russia 2018 spots gets even hotter.]]>Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Peru pushing on and dreaming big]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=3/news=peru-pushing-on-and-dreaming-big-2869137.htmlHaving been showing impressive signs during the two years under Ricardo Gareca, positivity abounds for Peru at present, with the South American nation climbing to their highest-ever FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking spot. 

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Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:20:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[South America's ten contenders aim for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-america-s-ten-contenders-aim-for-india-2867979.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[South American sextet a step closer to Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=south-american-sextet-a-step-closer-to-korea-republic-2865408.htmlSat, 28 Jan 2017 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic slots at stake in South America]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=korea-republic-slots-at-stake-in-south-america-2863710.htmlThe U-20 South American Championship begins this Wednesday in Ecuador, with the ten teams fighting it out for four places at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Battle for places set to intensify]]>/worldcup/news/battle-for-places-set-to-intensify-2850590Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil and Uruguay break clear]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-and-uruguay-break-clear-2849194Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Starlets, an Octopus and a King]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=starlets-an-octopus-and-a-king-2843564.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a supersonic goal and droughts ending for a player in Amsterdam and a country in Cordoba.]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil hit the front, Argentina slip up again]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-hit-the-front-argentina-slip-up-again-2842845Albiceleste now three games without a win.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[South American hopefuls minding the gap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at how each of the South American contenders is shaping up ahead of a vital round of fixtures.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America<![CDATA[Top five break clear]]>/worldcup/news/top-five-break-clear-2841207Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[South American rivals seek to break deadlock]]>/worldcup/news/south-american-rivals-seeking-to-break-the-deadlock-2839629FIFA.com previews the latest matchday in South American qualifying as the contenders for Russia 2018 seeking to break free of a congested ladder.]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Points to be made in South America]]>/worldcup/news/points-to-be-made-in-south-america-2830762Tuesday’s five CONMEBOL qualifiers could see plenty of changes at the top. FIFA.com looks ahead to another exciting round of matches in South America.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America
<![CDATA[Qualifying returns with coaching changes aplenty ]]>/worldcup/news/qualifying-returns-with-coaching-changes-aplenty-2824091Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Peru’s Cueva keen to keep on learning]]>/worldcup/news/peru-s-cueva-keen-to-keep-on-learning-2823720The first trophy that Christian Cueva won in his career as a professional footballer was, believe it or not, a bull.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=6/news=week-quotes-roy-keane-cristiano-ronaldo-elmo-fuchs-david-villa-2802381.htmlFIFA.com's weekly look at the best quotes from around the footballing world includes Roy Keane threatening to kick players, Sesame Street’s Elmo confused about how the offside rule works, Christian Fuchs prepares to take on Cristiano Ronaldo, Lars Lagerback dampens expectations for Iceland at UEFA EURO 2016 and more.

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Solano: Peru can do a Leicester City]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=6/news=solano-peru-can-do-a-leicester-city-2802066.htmlNolberto Solano talks to FIFA.com about Peru's win over Brazil at the Copa America Centenario, his role as assistant coach, and his hopes of pulling off another shocker against Colombia in the quarter-finals.

 

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Copa quarter-finals promise plenty]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/201/1/index.htmlThe quarter-final line-up at the Copa America Centenario features six CONMEBOL nations, including the two sides that contested last year’s final, and two CONCACAF powerhouses.

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 01:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Shocks, shots and a super sub]]>/news/y=2016/m=6/news=shocks-shots-and-a-super-sub-2801797.htmlFIFA.com reviews some of the statistical highlights of the week from the ongoing UEFA EURO and Copa America.]]>Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil crash out as Peru, Ecuador advance]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/137/0/index.htmlMon, 13 Jun 2016 09:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario<![CDATA[Coutinho shines as Brazil hit top gear]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/065/8/index.htmlHeld to a goalless draw in their opening match, Brazil hit their stride on Wednesday, coasting to a 7-1 defeat of Haiti. Ecuador and Peru then closed the day out with an entertaining 2-2 draw.

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Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Peru's Guerrero humbly rewriting history]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=6/news=peru-s-guerrero-humbly-rewriting-history-2800206.htmlBecoming a country's all-time leading scorer is not something you do every day. Paolo Guerrero knows this all too well: it took him 12 years and 70 caps for Peru to amass the 27 goals required to surpass the legendary Teofilo Cubillas. FIFA.com marks his achievement.

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Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Goals at a premium as Guerrero makes history]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/006/6/index.htmlPeru were Saturday’s only winners and scorers in the 2016 Copa America Centenario, getting the better of Haiti thanks to Paolo Guerrero, who became his country’s all-time leading marksman.

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Sun, 05 Jun 2016 05:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Sixteen chase a Copa dream]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/279/957/2/index.htmlThe Copa America, the oldest international competition in the world, is celebrating its centenary this year. FIFA.com previews the event, which will be held across the USA starting on Friday and running to Sunday 26 June. 

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Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[The Copa America Centenario in numbers]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/279/931/2/index.htmlFIFA.com offers up some of the revealing statistics generated by the world’s oldest national-team competition.]]>Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2793051.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 10:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA sanctions several football associations after discriminatory chants by fans]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-sanctions-several-football-associations-after-discriminatory-chan-2792733.htmlFri, 27 May 2016 15:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[The weekend in review]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=4/news=the-weekend-so-far-2783374.htmlFri, 29 Apr 2016 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Young Boys, an old boy and an ex-boy wonder]]>/news/y=2016/m=4/news=young-boys-an-old-boy-and-an-ex-boy-wonder-2780884.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, as do pieces of history in Argentina and Switzerland.]]>Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Uruguay move top, Argentina keep climbing ]]>/worldcup/news/uruguay-move-top-argentina-keep-climbing-2773379Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Differing goals for South American hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/differing-goals-for-south-american-hopefuls-2772882Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™