<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:15:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Ramos outshines the rest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=ramos-outshines-the-rest-2495409-2495436.htmlNo sooner did the curtain come down on the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 than Sergio Ramos was named the best player of the tournament. FIFA.com presents an overview of all the competition’s award recipients.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 after defeating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Marrakech. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Porto cruise to Vitoria victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Morocco hit by Madrid fervour]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=morocco-hit-by-madrid-fervour-2494000.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Real Madrid cruise into final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/match-report.htmlUEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid proved too strong for CONCACAF Champions League holders Cruz Azul when they defeated the Mexican side 4-0 in their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Sousa: Football's standard was unthinkable 25 years ago]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=sousa-football-s-standard-was-unthinkable-25-years-ago-2492933.htmlFIFA.com about winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 1989, tying to guide Portugal to repeat the feat next year and how the standard of the game was reached unprecedented heights.

 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Excitement building as Real Madrid enter fray]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/preview.htmlSun, 14 Dec 2014 21:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Fan Zones ready for festival of football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fan-zones-ready-for-festival-of-football-2489601.html

Four Fan Zones have been set up across Morocco by the local organising committee for the FIFA Club World Cup as the annual competition begins on Wednesday.

 

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[FIFA Ballon d'Or: All you need to know]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-ballon-d-or-all-you-need-to-know-2488065.htmlFIFA.com is here to explain the fine print of the most prestigious awards in the world of football.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick of highlights in 2014 ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=cristiano-ronaldo-s-hat-trick-of-highlights-in-2014-2488366.html

2014 was yet another stellar year for Cristiano Ronaldo, with yet more goals, records and trophies coming his way. FIFA.com selects three of his many highlights from the last 12 months.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:57:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Penafiel off the bottom, Braga held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 23:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2489068.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 about to begin, FIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Benfica maintain lead, Porto follow suit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica remained three points clear at the top of the Portuguese Liga after a 3-0 win over Belenenses, nearest challengers Porto won by the same scoreline away to Academica, Estoril beat Vitoria Setubal 1-0 and Rio Ave and Gil Vicente drew 0-0.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[161 stars aiming to finish 2014 on a high]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=161-stars-aiming-to-finish-2014-on-a-high-2487786.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup fast approaching, the official squad lists have now been released, and FIFA.com ​takes you through some of the stars that will be shining at Morocco 2014.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Benfica return to summit, five-star Porto cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Nov 2014 22:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly birthday round-up we feature a Portuguese midfield maestro, the man who now has a penalty shot named after him, a recently retired American centre-back and Australia's all-time leading scorer.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[England close on top ten, Portugal climb]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=england-close-in-on-top-ten-2479554.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=twenty-defenders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2479276.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mourinho: I don't want to talk about Di Matteo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2477395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Di Maria sent for x-ray as Portugal edge Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albiceleste's 1-0 friendly defeat to Portugal in a match billed as a showdown between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.]]>Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo aims to outshine Messi on Manchester return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Germany labour as Ronaldo sets goal record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany laboured to a 4-0 win over Gibraltar, Cristiano Ronaldo became the tournament's all-time leading scorer, and Scotland edged the Republic of Ireland in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Lightweights aim to plant more EURO blows]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Martino: Tevez faces fight for place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Carlos Tevez faces a battle for a berth in the Argentina team after being recalled following three years in the international wilderness, new national coach Gerardo Martino warned on Tuesday. 

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Benfica edge Nacional to go top, Estoril hold Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica climbed back to the top of Portuguese Primeira Liga with a 2-1 win over Nacional on Sunday, while FC Porto salvaged a last-gasp 2-2 draw at Estoril thanks to Oliver Torres' 90th minute equaliser.

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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we look ahead to two German icons celebrating, as well as a Portuguese and a Moroccan who made waves in Italy.]]>Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[England to face Italy, Portugal and Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/184/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England, Italy, Portugal and Sweden were all drawn together in Group B of the UEFA U-21 championship to be held in the Czech Republic next year.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Foursome reach knockout stage, CSKA stymie City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto all reached the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League with victories, while Chelsea were held 1-1 by Maribor and CSKA Moscow beat a nine-man Manchester City 2-1.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ronaldo: I will be one of the best]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=ronaldo-i-will-be-one-of-the-best-2471319.htmlFIFA Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo believes he will be considered one of the greatest footballers to have ever played the game by the time he retires.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Big guns aiming to fire again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Anderlecht fightback holds Arsenal, Juve survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[First knockout berths up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Deyverson double sends Belenenses past Boavista]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015