<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 30 Jul 2015 11:24:00 GMTSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:55:55 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The first kings of the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-first-kings-of-the-world-2668620.htmlThu, 30 Jul 2015 11:24:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=1930 FIFA World Cup Uruguay ™<![CDATA[Varallo: I was just a boy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This exclusive 2010 interview with Francisco Varallo, conducted shortly after his 100th birthday, saw the 1930 FIFA World Cup finalist discuss the changes in the game since the first ever global finals, and his own footballing experiences.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Maracanazo]]>/worldcup/news/y=2010/m=1/news=deafening-silence-1160417.htmlFIFA.com recalls how Uruguay came from behind to silence the Maracana and win the FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:31:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1950 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Yashin-inspired Soviets set European standard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how a Lev Yashin-inspired Soviet Union became the first winners of what is now the UEFA EURO.]]>Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:17:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Remembering South Africa's great all-rounder]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2661592/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com remembers the amazing life of South African Darius Dhlomo, who was a professional footballer in Europe as well as an activist, a singer and a championship boxer.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:58:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Trezeguet secures golden crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com celebrates the 15-year anniversary of France’s last UEFA European Championship success, when Les Bleus defeated Italy in a dramatic final. 

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazilian carnival climaxes Frankfurt festival]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:37:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Setting sail for Uruguay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Jun 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Two-time World Cup winner Zito dies aged 82]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=63867/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:39:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[Hurry Hurry]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2609814/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the tale of Albert Johanneson, the first black player to compete in an FA Cup final whose life took a tragic turn.]]>Fri, 29 May 2015 12:13:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Merengue meridian in Glasgow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Messrs Gento, Di Stefano and Puskas inspiring Real Madrid to arguably the greatest European Cup final performance in history.]]>Mon, 18 May 2015 17:28:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Pedernera, the twinkle-toed engine driver]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com pays tribute to Argentinian legend Adolfo Pedernera, one of the finest South American players of all time and the driving force behind two of the continent’s greatest club sides.]]>Tue, 12 May 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Lily Parr, the pioneering star]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2593969/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=110 years after her birth, FIFA.com looks back at the life and career of one of women’s football’s early superstars, Lily Parr, who scored a reported 900 goals in a 30-year career which began at the age of just 14.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:03:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Blatter expresses 'deepest sympathies' at Moshoeu loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President has sent his condolences to the South African Football Association on hearing the tragic passing of former Bafana Bafana footballer John "Shoes" Moshoeu.  

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:30:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Champion Moshoeu a South African colossus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tributes poured in for South Africa legend John 'Shoes' Moshoeu, who died Tuesday in Johannesburg from stomach cancer aged 49.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Denmark's untouchable flea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his career, from innovative penalties with Johan Cruyff to FA Cup wins and an eventful time at the 1986 FIFA World Cup.]]>Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Blatter expresses 'profound sadness' at Henyekane loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Lionheart Ceulemans still the pride of Belgium]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Diables Rouges captain Jan Cuelemans spoke with FIFA.com on battling against Maradona, missing the chance to leave his homeland and reaching the UEFA EURO 1980 final.]]>Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:17:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[The women's game's organised origins]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2569439/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at how this London encounter helped make history.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=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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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:58:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Mendonca unbolts the Bernabeu fortress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how arch-enemies Atletico Madrid extinguished the run and hears from the story's hero.]]>Sat, 07 Mar 2015 10:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[The Rainbow Nation’s most colourful contest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the fascinating origins and subsequent rise of the rivalry between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.]]>Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:14:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News<![CDATA[The guaranteed goals of Greavsie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:52:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Krankl: the hero of Cordoba]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=52483/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:34:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[De Klassieker: A dominant Dutch duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The rivalry between Dutch duo Feyenoord and Ajax runs deeper than a mere footballing enmity. It is a clash of ideologies, between the artists of Amsterdam and the dock workers of Rotterdam, making the match a historically tasty affair.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Haynes, England's pass-master general]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at the career of one of England's most revered footballers, Johnny Haynes, who played over 50 times for the Three Lions and enjoyed a successful career with Fulham.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:46:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News
<![CDATA[Schneider: Germany’s ‘White Brazilian’]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Die Mannschaft memories.]]>Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:14:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter mourns Buzanszky passing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In a letter to the President of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) Sandor Csanyi, FIFA President Blatter has noted his sadness at the passing of Jeno Buzanszky, the last of the famed 'Magical Magyars' Hungary team of the 1950s.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Mali miracle astounds crestfallen Angola]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We recall one of football's most remarkable comebacks. The opening match of the 2010 CAF Africa Cup of Nations saw Mali peg back hosts Angola, who led 4-0 with 11 minutes left.

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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:47:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Gone but not forgotten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com celebrates the lives and careers of those we have lost this year.]]>Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Shankly: I was made for Liverpool]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/coaches/coach=2022333461/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the career of one of football’s most famous and oft-quoted personalities, Bill Shankly.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=CoachesKind=News<![CDATA[The night Wolves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Wolverhampton Wanderers' stunning upset of Honved in a game which gave birth to floodlit football and provoked the inception of the European Cup.]]>Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Tale of two goalkeepers brings Enyimba history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Over a century of derbies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Milan giants AC and Inter have been battling for bragging rights in Italy's most populous city outside of the capital for over a century, with the eternal struggle between the Nerazzurri and the Rossoneri fast approaching 300 games.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:40:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Shootout specialists take title to Salt Lake ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Real Salt Lake’s unlikely run to their maiden Major League Soccer title five years ago today as they barely squeaked into the play-offs but then triumphed over Los Angeles Galaxy to hoist the MLS Cup in dramatic fashion.

 
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Berthold steaming headlong towards success ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at charismatic and iron-willed Germany defender Thomas Berthold whose career included drama, conflict and success highlighted by reaching the pinnacle of the sport as a world champion at Italy 1990.]]>Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Caligiuri strike sets solid foundation for USA's future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Paul Caligiuri’s goal in USA’s 1-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago – affectionately known as ‘the shot heard round the world’ – that happened 25 years ago today and we look at the progress the United States have made since that day in Port of Spain.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:27:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Pele cracks the first thousand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls one of the most symbolic goals in Brazilian futebol history – scored by arguably the most symbolic player in world football history.]]>Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Rowley leads rout to book Rio ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:14:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Nordahl’s magnificent seven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back 70 years to the match in which Gunnar Nordahl announced his arrival as one of the era's truly great strikers with a seven-goal haul for Norrkoping.]]>Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Riva, the Italian roar of thunder]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=44569/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Gigi Riva is regarded for being a one-club man with Cagliari while setting international scoring records for the Azzurri, and the Italian striker is under the spotlight of this week's Classic Player profile. 

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[Johnny Warren, Australia’s football missionary]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the achievements and legacy of Australia’s favourite football icon, Johnny Warren. The man affectionately known as Captain Socceroo championed football Down Under in an era when the game struggled for a foothold.]]>Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:11:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Shimmying Shorty seals PSV comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how a Romario hat-trick, sealed by a breathtaking goal, helped PSV Eindhoven produce a marvellous fightback and eliminate Steaua from the 1989/90 European Cup.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:43:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil loses its first tricampeão]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how, just four years after helping Brazil win Mexico 1970, Gremio left-back Everaldo passed away following a car accident.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:26:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[A big rivalry in every sense]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 101-year rivalry between Rio de Janeiro giants Botafogo and Flamengo is a story of big wins, legendary players and power shifts, from the alvinegro golden age of the 1960s to Flamengo’s glory years of the 80s.

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Mr Tottenham Hotspur]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com pays tribute to Bill Nicholson – a fine player and exceptional manager who broke barriers with his beloved Tottenham Hotspur.]]>Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Kanu's fabulous 15 minutes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Serial-scoring Swede who lit up Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=174807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com pays tribute to the exceptional career of Gunnar Nordahl, who scored 43 goals in 33 games for Sweden, helping them to Olympic gold in the process, and won a record five Capocannoniere awards with AC Milan.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:19:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[Yokohama Stadium, an Asian football icon]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/stadiums/stadium=5002366/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles the International Stadium Yokohama, site of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™ final and several FIFA Club World Cup finals.  

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=StadiumsKind=News
<![CDATA[Satellites conquer Cairo, spark Ghanaian rise]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=satellites-conquer-cairo-spark-ghanaian-rise-2457495.html FIFA.com recalls a Daniel Agyei-inspired Ghana overcoming sizeable odds and tournament heavyweights Brazil to win their first FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U20 World Cup Egypt 2009