<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 22 Jun 2017 13:25:00 GMTThu, 22 Jun 2017 21:32:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Kudryashov: The fans saw us fight till the end]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=kudryashov-the-fans-saw-us-fight-till-the-end-2897435.htmlAfter facing the challenge of marking the best player in the world in Cristiano Ronaldo, Russia defender Fyodor Kudryashov thinks the FIFA Confederations Cup hosts can grow following their second-half showing against Portugal.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Preview: New Zealand-Portugal]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334887/preview.htmlThu, 22 Jun 2017 12:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Bernardo Silva: I was set free]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=bernardo-silva-i-was-set-free-2897140.htmlPortugal midfielder Bernardo Silva spoke with FIFA.com after making his FIFA Confederations Cup debut in his side's 1-0 victory over hosts Russia.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Ronaldo and Peralta strike as brave Kiwis' hopes end]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=ronaldo-and-peralta-strike-as-brave-kiwis-hopes-end-2897138.htmlCristiano Ronaldo and Oribe Peralte were the match-winners for their respective sides on Matchday 2 in Group A as Portugal beat Russia and Mexico saw off a spirited challenge from New Zealand.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Disabled youngster enjoys moment to treasure with Ronaldo]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=disabled-youngster-enjoys-moment-to-treasure-with-ronaldo-2896664.htmlWed, 21 Jun 2017 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Ronaldo header sinks Russia]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334877/match-report.htmlWed, 21 Jun 2017 17:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Sabrosa, Bulykin surprise and encourage volunteers ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=sabrosa-bulykin-surprise-and-encourage-volunteers-2896849.htmlWed, 21 Jun 2017 16:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=VolunteersKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The mission is Moscow for fired-up Cedric]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-mission-is-moscow-for-fired-up-cedric-2896577.htmlAhead of tomorrow's big game against Russia, Portugal right-back Cedric Soares speaks with FIFA.com about his Moscow Mission.

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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Three reasons why Russia can beat Portugal]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=three-reasons-why-russia-can-beat-portugal-2896633.htmlEuropean champions Portugal are viewed as the favourites going into Wednesday’s game against the hosts, however, there are a few reasons why Russia can cause an upset.

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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Preview: Russia v Portugal]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334877/preview.htmlHosts Russia look to stay at the top of Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, but European champions Portugal will prove to be a difficult test for Stanislav Cherchesov's side. FIFA.com previews the match.

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Mexico intent on writing a new story]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-con-la-determinacion-de-cambiar-la-historia-2896284-2896365.htmlEl Tri finally reversed on Sunday.]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Quaresma: This is a great Portugal team]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=quaresma-this-is-a-great-portugal-team-2896267.htmlInsanely talented and equally temperamental, Ricardo Quaresma has experienced emphatic highs but also deep lows with Portugal’s national team. He spoke to FIFA.com after scoring in Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico.

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Late drama lights up Moscow & Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=late-drama-lights-up-moscow-kazan-2895862.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from Matchday 2 of Russia 2017 as Mexico came from behind twice to deny Portugal, and late goals from Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas broke Cameroonian hearts.]]>Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Portugal and Mexico in dramatic draw]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334878/match-report.htmlSun, 18 Jun 2017 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Andre Silva: I hope that I can live up to Ronaldo’s expectations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=andre-silva-i-hope-that-i-can-live-up-to-ronaldo-s-expectations-2895533.htmlAhead of Portugal's opening match at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, young star 

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Jimenez: I'm sure Mexico can stop Ronaldo]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-s-jimenez-drawing-inspiration-from-the-best-2895562.htmlFIFA.com and promised: "It's going to be special."]]>Sat, 17 Jun 2017 13:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Meet the Confed Cup captains]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=a-closer-look-at-the-confed-cup-captains-2895407.htmlThe eight skippers at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 come under the microscope, with analysis from FIFA.com's team reporters. 

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA launches innovative new way for fans to show support ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=fifa-launches-innovative-new-way-for-fans-to-show-support-2895410.htmlSat, 17 Jun 2017 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Preview: Portugal v Mexico]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334878/preview.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Elephants, Lions and a tank]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=elephants-lions-and-a-tank-2895288.htmlFIFA.com​'s latest stats review, along with a 16-year-old, a rapid goal, costly keepers and drought destroying in Bouake and Suwon.]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Players to watch: Meet Portugal's young stars]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=players-to-watch-meet-portugal-s-young-stars-2895004.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at a few of these rising stars.]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The FIFA Confederations Cup in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-fifa-confederations-cup-in-numbers-2895262.htmlFrom the oldest and youngest players and teams through the tournament's most successful nations to the men poised to make history at Russia 2017, FIFA.com rounds up the tournament's standout stats.

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Portugal land in Kazan ahead of Confederations Cup debut]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=portugal-land-in-kazan-ahead-of-confederations-cup-debut-2895032.htmlLed by Cristiano Ronaldo, European champions Portugal arrived at Kazan’s airport this evening, four days ahead of their FIFA Confederations Cup premiere against Mexico in the Tatarstan capital.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 21:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Carvalho: Portugal want global glory]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=carvalho-portugal-want-global-glory-2895071.htmlRicardo Carvalho speaks to FIFA.com about helping Portugal reach the FIFA Confederations Cup, how they will fare without him in Russia and where Cristiano Ronaldo stands amid the game's top players.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Enhanced digital experience for global football fans]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=enhanced-digital-experience-for-global-football-fans-2894806.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 11:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Favourites triumph; a record and a milestone]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=favourites-triumph-a-record-and-a-milestone-2894097.htmlSat, 10 Jun 2017 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Europe<![CDATA[Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=teens-whites-in-blue-and-a-hollywood-goal-2893726.html Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Additional tickets for most sought-after matches at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 now available]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=additional-tickets-for-most-sought-after-matches-at-fifa-confederation-2893188.htmlWith just ten days to go until the opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, FIFA is releasing as of today, 11:00 Moscow time, additional tickets for some of the most sought-after matches.

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[South Americans sweep into semis]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=south-americans-sweep-into-semis-2892706.htmlThe first semi-final has been teed up at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 after extra-time, and even penalties, were needed to see Venezuela and Uruguay progress into the final four.

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Sun, 04 Jun 2017 13:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Uruguay progress, Portugal pay the penalty]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275956/match=300367044/match-report.htmlUruguay beat Portugal 5-4 in a penalty shootout after the match ended 2-2 after extra-time to advance to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 semi-finals. 

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Sun, 04 Jun 2017 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Goncalves, Portugal’s new No7]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=goncalves-portugal-s-new-no7-2892366.htmlWearing a shirt weighed down by a ton's worth of expectations, we chat with Portugal's Diogo Goncalves, their star winger following in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Figo in wearing No7 for his country.

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Sat, 03 Jun 2017 05:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Bleached hair and body art in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bleached-hair-and-body-art-in-korea-republic-2891549.htmlFootball has its fair share of extravagant hairstyles and audacious tattoos, so no surprise the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 has plenty on show. We look at some of the best.

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Home hopes extinguished, Vinotinto dreams go on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=home-hopes-extinguished-vinotinto-dreams-go-on-2890904.html​As the FIFA U-20 World Cup entered the knockout stages, hosts Korea Republic were one of the first to falter, while Venezuela's epic campaign continued.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Portugal knock out hosts Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367059/match-report.htmlA display of efficiency helped Portugal beat Korea Republic 3-1 in front of a capacity crowd in Cheonan in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Dramatic climaxes and progression sealed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dramatic-climaxes-and-progression-sealed-2889704.htmlOn the penultimate night of FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage action a glut of teams from Group C and D ensured their names will stay among the contenders as dramatic climaxes sealed progress and heartbreak.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Portugal qualify for last 16 after late win]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367049/match-report.htmlA late deflected goal helped Portugal edge Iran 2-1 in Group C at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 and send them to the knockout stages.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[22 days to go: Summer in Moscow awaits]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=22-days-to-go-summer-in-moscow-awaits-2882748.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 focus on the Russian capital, which is hosting four matches including the third-place play-off.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Peiravani football fratenity]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-peiravani-football-fratenity-2887808.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 03:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![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[Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=continental-champions-stay-strong-italy-revived-2887578.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Los Ticos peg back Portugal]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367069/match-report.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 13:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[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[Dalot targeting back-to-back golden summers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dalot-targeting-back-to-back-golden-summers-2886251.htmlHaving triumphed in Europe last year at U-17 level, Portugal's hotly-tipped full-back Diogo Dalot is confident they can bounce back from defeat to Zambia and challenge for FIFA U-20 World Cup honours.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[Narrow wins the order of the day]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=narrow-wins-the-order-of-the-day-2885539.htmlLike day one of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, day two saw not a single draw, with the first four games in Groups C and D all producing decisive results.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Roll up for the Fashion show]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=roll-up-for-the-fashion-show-2885505.htmlAfter playing a key role in getting Zambia's FIFA U-20 World Cup off to a winning start, Fashion Sakala spoke to FIFA.com on humble beginnings and big aspirations.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Chilufya, Sakala see off Portugal]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367072/match-report.htmlZambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C, winning 2-1.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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