<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Sep 2014 10:36:00 GMTSun, 21 Sep 2014 11:16:31 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Remembering the Golden Head of Hungary]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the striker who was known as 'Golden Head'.]]>Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Legendary Big 'Ead departs]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2441378/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts an eye back across the two-time European Cup-winner's memorable career in football.]]>Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[The Monumental, Argentina's home of football]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/stadiums/stadium=5010014/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=River Plate’s home ground, the Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti is one of the landmarks of South American football and the scene of many legendary feats. FIFA.com tells its story.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:39:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=StadiumsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Clockwork Oranje's midfield master ]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=174796/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:24:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[Remembering Scirea, Juve's sweeper supreme ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the glittering career of the Juventus and Italy legend.]]>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:51:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter saddened by Ebosse's death]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2427192/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has written to the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) to express his sadness upon learning of the tragic death of Albert Ebosse on Saturday 23 August.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:35:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Socrates, Brazil's swaggering revolutionary]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=63627/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Known for his velvet touch on the pitch, Socrates showed he was not just a football star but an influential figure at all levels of society. FIFA.com looks back at the Brazilian legend's career. 

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[Former Yugoslavia keeper Beara passes away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:07:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Aussie Davidson’s unique success story]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the highs and lows of this illustrious Aussie player, whose legacy is maintained in the form of son Jason.]]>Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:05:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[When Pele & Moore fought for America]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:11:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico stun Brazil in thrilling Azteca final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls an electrifying conclusion to the FIFA Confederations Cup, with Cuauhtemoc Blanco starring as Mexico upset Brazil in front of 110,000.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter attends funeral for Julio Grondona ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2415872/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was in Buenos Aires last Friday for the funeral of AFA President and former FIFA Senior Vice-President Julio Grondona, who died last Wednesday.

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Robson remembered]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com remembers five moments from the former England player and coach's career that helped define his legend.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter mourns death of Julio Grondona]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2409689/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has issued a message of condolence to the family of Argentinian FA President and FIFA Senior Vice-President Julio Grondona, who died on Wednesday.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Estonia's one and only Poominator]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his bizarre and unforgettable Derby County debut against Manchester United, goal against his former club and having a beer named in his honour.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Adriano stars in thrilling Copa climax]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 25 July 2004, Brazil beat Argentina on penalties after a thrilling Copa America final. Adriano levelled in stoppage time after Cesar Delgado thought he had won it for La Albiceleste minutes earlier. FIFA.com looks back at the match.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:20:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Burruchaga clinches glory for Maradona’s Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Albiceleste’s class of Mexico 1986 were about more than just Diego Maradona, goals from Jose Luis Brown, Jorge Valdano and Jorge Burruchaga secured a 3-2 Final victory over West Germany.]]>Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:43:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico ™<![CDATA[1990 World Cup: A magical night in Rome]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ to Rome and the Final of the 1990 FIFA World Cup, where a late penalty converted by Andreas Brehme ensured that Germany were crowned champions at the expense of Argentina.]]>Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™<![CDATA[Fans mourn Real Madrid hero Di Stefano]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:25:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Perez: Di Stefano is Real Madrid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jul 2014 04:31:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[The football world pays tribute to Di Stefano in tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The death of Alfredo Di Stefano has led to a flood of messages on social media from around the footballing world and beyond who sought to humbly honour one of the greatest footballers of all time.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:31:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter mourns death of Di Stefano]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Di Stefano: Farewell to a legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The legendary Real Madrid player Alfredo Di Stefano died today, Monday 7 July, at the Gregorio Marañón hospital in Madrid. In his honour, FIFA.com looks back on his career.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[The match that made Belo Horizonte famous]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-match-that-made-belo-horizonte-famous-2380769.htmlFIFA.com hears from players, a historian and the match ball boy.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire mourns Oyala Ibrahim Toure]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2378577/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:41:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Ex-Brazil striker Fernandao dies in helicopter accident]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[The final everyone waited for]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

It was not until the Final of the 17th FIFA World Cup, held on 30 June 2002 in Yokohama, that Brazil and Germany first met in the competition. FIFA.com tells the story of that most eagerly awaited of games.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan ™
<![CDATA[Motion picture on FIFA hits cinemas]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2354477/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=United Passions tells the inside story of how the FIFA World Cup™ grew to become the world’s biggest single sporting event. ]]>Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Carlos Alberto, born to be a leader]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=63891/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 31 May 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[Berlin's Olympiastadion: If walls could talk…]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/stadiums/stadium=33515/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com shines the spotlight on the Olympiastadion, the iconic Berlin venue which has experienced war, the Olympics, FIFA World Cups and countless finals.]]>Wed, 28 May 2014 17:51:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=StadiumsKind=News<![CDATA[United stun Bayern in Camp Nou]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 May 2014 10:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Bergkamp: The non-flying Dutchman]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Known for his outstanding technical qualities, FIFA.com reviews the history of Dutch star Dennis Bergkamp, looking back at his dream goal against Argentina at France 1998, his career with Arsenal, and his acute fear of flying. 

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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News
<![CDATA[Paris to Rio, 110 years of FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2341843/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 May 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal become the Invincibles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 May 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter offers his condolences to Congo DR]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2337772/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has expressed his sadness after the tragic loss of life at the Stade Tata Raphael in Congo DR, following a stampede at the end of the match between ASV Club and TP Mazembe.

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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:08:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Vieri, Italy's intrepid goal machine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from from former Italy, Inter Milan and Juventus striker Christian Vieiri on his prolific career, the greatest players he played alongside and his life since retiring from football.]]>Fri, 09 May 2014 10:06:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Superga tragedy strikes <i>Il Grande Torino</i>]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Torino side of the 1940's is regarded as one of the greatest club sides Italy has ever produced, but their run of five successive titles was tragically brought to an end by the Superga air crash on 4 May 1949.

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Sun, 04 May 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Passion and commitment key for Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 May 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1998 FIFA World Cup France ™<![CDATA[Ex-Yugoslavia, Real coach Boskov dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Real Madrid and Yugoslavia coach Vujadin Boskov, who took the Spanish giants to the 1981 European Cup final, died on Sunday at the age of 82, his former club Vojvodina announced.

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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:37:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Law breaks United hearts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United’s final home game of the 1973-74 season saw Denis Law lead the line for bitter rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford. FIFA.com looks back on a day that saw the Red Devils relegated from the top flight.

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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:53:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Former Barça coach Tito Vilanova passes away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The former Barcelona coach, Tito Vilanova, passed away today, Friday 25 April, at the age of 45, following a long battle against cancer.

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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Reaction to the death of Tito Vilanova]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The world of football is mourning the death of former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova, who died at the age of 45 on 25 April 2014 after a long battle with throat cancer.

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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Fontaine signs off in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:01:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1958 FIFA World Cup Sweden ™<![CDATA[Matthews’ magic still remembered ]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=174743/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:03:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[Liverpool & Arsenal: Classic clashes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com recalls five of their best.]]>Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Anfield rocks as the Shankly era rolls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how Bill Shankly masterminded an emphatic win over Arsenal that kick-started a period of unprecedented success for Liverpool.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil clip Czechs with a final flurry]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Final of the 1962 FIFA World Cup Chile between reigning world champions Brazil and Josef Masopust's Czechoslovakia felt like anything but a final, with A Seleção seemingly destined to win after showing their resolve throughout the tournament.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1962 FIFA World Cup Chile ™
<![CDATA[Aulis Rytkonen passes away at 85]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Aulis Rytkonen, the first Finnish professional footballer, passed away at the age of 85 on 16 April the Football Association of Finland confirmed on Wednesday.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[El Clasico: When stars collide]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back at the history of Real Madrid versus Barcelona, with El Clasico boasting the planet’s top footballing talent as the most hotly-anticipated derby match in world football.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Giggs sends treble-chasing United to Wembley]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:48:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Bulgarian underdogs catch champions off guard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bulgaria faced defending champions Germany at the quarter-final of USA 1994 with little expectation to progress. FIFA.com looks back at a day when Hristo Stoichkov and Iordan Letchkov's side upset all the odds.

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:21:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™