<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 28 Jun 2015 10:28:00 GMTSun, 28 Jun 2015 12:09:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2654010.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Zivkovic strike voted New Zealand's best]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zivkovic-strike-voted-new-zealand-s-best-2653170.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Denmark, Germany reach Rio 2016]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=denmark-germany-reach-rio-2016-2652704.htmlDenmark and Germany booked their tickets to the 2016 Men's Olympic Football Tournament by emerging from Group A at the UEFA European U-21 Championships.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Mijatovic: Yugoslavia could have been one of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Predrag Mijatovic speaks to FIFA.com about Yugoslavia's shock FIFA World Youth Championship conquest of 1987, the potential that memorable generation had and the future of Montenegrin football.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 in numbers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-in-numbers-2651593.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Rajkovic: We’re one team with one heart]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=rajkovic-we-re-one-team-with-one-heart-2651580.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Danilo faces defeat with dignity]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=danilo-faces-defeat-with-dignity-2651584.htmlDefeated Brazil captain Danilo spoke to FIFA.com after the final whistle blew on the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, reflecting on the desolation inside the Brazil camp and his personal success in winning the adidas Silver Ball.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Mali’s magician Traore nets top honour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mali-s-magician-traore-nets-top-honour-2651545.htmlWe review the award-winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, with Mali's Adama Traore taking top honours with the adidas Golden Ball while Ukraine's Viktor Kovalenko ended up with the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Ecstasy in Auckland as Serbia make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ecstasy-in-auckland-as-serbia-make-history-2651306.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Maksimovic leaves it late to seal historic win]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271592/match=300269523/match-report.htmlSerbia are the FIFA U-20 World Cup champions after a late extra time goal from Nemanja Maksimovic sealed victory after Andreas Pereira had earlier levelled following Stanisa Mandic's opener.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[U-20 road trip nears end for Kiwi diehards ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=u-20-road-trip-nears-end-for-kiwi-diehards-2651014.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Paunovic: It would be wonderful to make history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=paunovic-it-would-be-wonderful-to-make-history-2650914.html FIFA.com about the rebirth of his country's football since the war, his management style and what he expects from the FIFA U-20 World Cup final against Brazil.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=successful-fifa-u-20-world-cup-set-for-fitting-finale-2650744.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia dig deep to banish demons]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=serbia-dig-deep-to-banish-demons-2650473.htmlFIFA.com about Serbia's hard-fought semi-final win over Mali and whether fatigue will play against them in the decider against Brazil.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Joao Pedro: We're not finished yet]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=joao-pedro-we-re-not-finished-yet-2650404.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Brazil and Serbia set up final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=brazil-and-serbia-set-up-final-date-2650383.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Saponjic strikes to send Serbia through ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271596/match=300269518/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Maiga, Mali's giant go-getter]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=maiga-mali-s-giant-go-getter-2649010.htmlFIFA.com caught up with him to hear about his famous father and his uncompromising style of play.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbians winning hearts as they chase history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=serbians-winning-hearts-as-they-chase-history-2648976.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African tests for Brazil and Serbia]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=african-tests-for-brazil-and-serbia-2649020.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Zelalem: USA want to reach higher]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zelalem-usa-want-to-reach-higher-2648285.htmlFIFA.com of his belief that USA can begin challenging for major titles, also outlining his approach to penalties and Arsenal ambitions.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Unlucky losers pay the penalty]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=unlucky-losers-pay-the-penalty-2648259.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the day at New Zealand 2015 where eight teams became four.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia keep cool to set up Mali showdown ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271598/match=300269551/match-report.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Lewandowski hit hat-tricks, Greece hit rock bottom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Sub Saponjic is Serbia's saviour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sub-saponjic-is-serbia-s-saviour-2645689.html

After scoring a crucial late equaliser for Serbia against Hungary at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Ivan Saponjic caught up with FIFA.com to discuss his impact as a supersub and his country's hopes in the quarter-finals. 

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Late own goal steers Serbia through]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269513/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Passion overcomes adversity in Dunedin]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=passion-overcomes-adversity-in-dunedin-2627897.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Four-goal Mervo revelling in new role]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=four-goal-mervo-revelling-in-new-role-2627932.htmlFIFA.com about his football heroes and the change in position that has seen him become one of the scoring sensations of the U-20 World Cup.]]>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The group stage in Tweets]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-group-stage-in-tweets-2621820.htmlFIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Zivkovic chalks up another landmark]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zivkovic-chalks-up-another-landmark-2620948.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Andrija Zivkovic who was beaming with pride as his side broke new ground.]]>Sat, 06 Jun 2015 20:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=free-kick-feast-as-portugal-serbia-top-groups-2620886.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Serbia seal top spot, Mexico sent home]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269553/match-report.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seven set for nerve-wracking finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=seven-set-for-nerve-wracking-finale-2619027.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Delight amid the deluge as Portugal progress ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=delight-amid-the-deluge-as-portugal-progress-2617988.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia see off Mali, leave group wide open]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269561/match-report.htmlSerbia saw off Mali with a 2-0 win, courtesy of a superb first half free-kick by Sergej Milinkovic and a close-range effort from substitute Stanisa Mandic that left Group D wide open going into the final round of fixtures.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Attacking football gets pulses racing]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=attacking-football-gets-pulses-racing-2611161.htmlDay 2 at New Zealand 2015 saw a match with three red cards, some late goals and an African upset, with 2013 finalists Uruguay returning with a slender victory.

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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Pereiro strike sinks Serbia ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269526/match-report.htmlSun, 31 May 2015 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for future stars in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stage-set-for-future-stars-in-new-zealand-2609758.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 as some of the beautiful game’s future stars take their bow on the world stage over the next three weeks.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Pereiro: Recoba liked my tattoo of him]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=pereiro-recoba-liked-my-tattoo-of-him-2607734.htmlNacional starlet Gaston Pereiro speaks to FIFA.com about being compared to Robin van Persie and Socrates, his idolisation of Alvaro Recoba and Uruguay's hopes at New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2601218.htmlSat, 02 May 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 passes 100,000 in ticket sales]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-zealand-2015-passes-100-000-in-ticket-sales-2593142.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2590021.htmlThis week we feature in our regular birthday round-up an African legend, a Brazil 2014 winner and an Italian who twice made it to the final weekend of the FIFA World Cup.

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Six-star Scotland cruise, Germany beat Georgia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Gonzalez and Diaz: El Tri's U-20 rocks]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=gonzalez-and-diaz-el-tri-s-u-20-rocks-2558057.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Matic ban reduced to two games, will miss Cup final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic had his ban reduced from three games to two on Tuesday, which means he will still miss Sunday's English League Cup final against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015