<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Interactive World Cup 2015 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 19 Jan 2016 12:58:00 GMTTue, 19 Jan 2016 13:23:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Mathieu making the critics eat their words]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016<![CDATA[One Billion Thanks from FIFA!]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=one-billion-thanks-from-fifa-2747763.htmlFIFA.com content, coming from 344 million different people across the globe engaging in football with us as five tournament trophies were won.]]>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Japan’s expectations soar for Club World Cup 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=japan-colorful-piece-シャハン2015の興奮の余韻からシャハン2016の期待へ-2747735-2747867.htmlFIFA.com spoke with three prominent figures in Japanese football about their thoughts on the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup and their expectations for next year’s event, which will also be hosted by Japan.]]>Sat, 26 Dec 2015 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[A defender's worst nightmare]]>/news/y=2015/m=12/news=waiting-assassins-2747437.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows Barcelona's intimidating strike force waiting to take to the field in the FIFA Club World Cup final.]]>Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Barcelona secure historic third title in Japan ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barcelona-secure-historic-third-title-in-japan-2747220.htmlMon, 21 Dec 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Suarez: It’s another dream come true]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=suarez-it-s-another-dream-come-true-2747418.htmlMon, 21 Dec 2015 10:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[FIFA and hosts hail Japan 2015]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=fifa-and-hosts-hail-japan-2015-2747054.htmlDaini Kuniya, President of the Japan Football Association, and FIFA Acting Secretary General, Markus Kattner, were delighted to see the FIFA Club World Cup return to Japan.

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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 07:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Young Sanfrecce warriors vow to shine in Asia]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=young-sanfrecce-warriors-vow-to-shine-in-asia-2747343.htmlStandard-bearers of the Hiroshima outfit’s next generation, midfielder Yusuke Chajima and forward Takuma Asano, spoke to FIFA.com about what they had gained from the FIFA Club World Cup and the challenges ahead.

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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Mascherano and Neymar rejoice, but in different ways]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=mascherano-and-neymar-rejoice-but-in-different-ways-2747330.htmlBarcelona enthusiastically celebrated their third FIFA Club World Cup title on Sunday after beating River Plate 3-0 in Yokohama, but the ways in which Neymar and Javier Mascherano celebrated the accomplishment were vastly different. FIFA.com spoke to the Barça duo after the match to find out why.

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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[The tears of a gladiator]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-tears-of-a-gladiator-2747308.htmlFIFA.com spoke to River Plate's Leonardo Ponzio who could not contain his emotions when speaking to the media after the South American champions 3-0 loss in the FIFA Club World Cup Final to Barcelona on Sunday, who explains his concern at not being able to compete at the annual tournament again.

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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Barcelona honoured with FIFA World Champions Badge for third time]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barcelona-honoured-with-fifa-world-champions-badge-for-third-time-2747087.htmlSun, 20 Dec 2015 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Barcelona trio sweep awards]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barcelona-trio-raumt-ab-2747108-2747184.htmlSun, 20 Dec 2015 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Messi, Suarez strike to secure global crown for Barça ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275784/match=300338750/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Dec 2015 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Douglas’s double gives Sanfrecce bronze ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275786/match=300338747/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Dec 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Sawa’s memorable 2015 rolls on]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=sawa-s-memorable-2015-rolls-on-2746543.htmlFIFA.com spoke to the recently retired Homare Sawa about her highlights from the past year, her duties the the Final and much more.]]>Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[The ties that bind River and Barcelona]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-ties-that-bind-river-and-barcelona-2746537.htmlSat, 19 Dec 2015 12:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Barovero, River’s calm in a storm]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barovero-river-s-calm-in-a-storm-2746536.htmlWe speak to Marcelo Barovero, River Plate's goalkeeper, on the challenges he has faced on the road to the FIFA Club World Cup final at Japan 2015.

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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Iniesta: Messi seems better]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=iniesta-messi-seems-better-2746519.htmlAndres Iniesta has hinted his team-mate Lionel Messi could play a part in Barcelona's FIFA Club World Cup final against River Plate, telling a press conference that "everyone wants him to play."

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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Giants compete for FIFA Club World Cup crown]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275784/match=300338750/preview.htmlWhich continent’s champions are better: South America or Europe? This question will be answered on Sunday as River Plate and Barcelona meet in the eagerly awaited final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015.

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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Maiden meeting in match for third]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275786/match=300338747/preview.htmlFri, 18 Dec 2015 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Bravo: It’s a different ball game]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=bravo-it-s-a-different-ball-game-2746350.htmlFri, 18 Dec 2015 12:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Sumo superstar turns attention to Barcelona]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=yokozuna-hakuho-i-think-barcelona-will-win-the-final-2746232.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Sho Hakuho, the famous sumo wrestler who also happens to be a big Barcelona supporter, after the European champions' 3-0 victory in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals.]]>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Suarez: It was like a dream]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=suarez-sets-up-return-to-his-roots-2746230.htmlLuis Suarez spoke to us after his match-winning hat-trick in the FIFA Club World Cup against Guangzhou Evergrande that set up a game against South American opposition that has been a long time coming for the Uruguayan.

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Moriyasu and Morisaki, Hiroshima's dependable duo]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=moriyasu-and-morisaki-hiroshima-s-dependable-duo-2746069.htmlFIFA.com hears from Hajime Moriyasu and Kazuyuki Morisaki, the coach and player who have been the brains and spirit in the ever-improving Sanfrecce Hiroshima side.]]>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Suarez hat-trick books Barça's final berth]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275782/match=300338752/match-report.htmlThu, 17 Dec 2015 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Peralta: America will be back]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=peralta-america-will-be-back-2745886.htmlCF America hero Oribe Peralta speaks to ​FIFA.com ​after his side's fifth-placed finish at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan, saying he expects the Mexicans to be back on the global stage before long.

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Ill Messi is to miss semi-final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=ill-messi-is-to-miss-semi-final-2745887.htmlThu, 17 Dec 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Alario: All of this is new to me]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=alario-all-of-this-is-new-to-me-2745807.htmlIt has been quite the journey for Lucas Alario to grace the stage at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015, but the man from the small Argentinian village of Cuatro Bocas has fired River Plate into the Sunday's final and he shared his story with FIFA.com after the South American champions' semi-final victory.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Assale: Let’s look to the future]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=assale-let-s-look-to-the-future-2745759.htmlFIFA.com spoke to TP Mazembe front man Roger Assale after the African champions early exit from the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 to discuss the difficult two games the Congo DR team faced and how their defeats in Japan will not take away from a sterling 2015 for Le Tout-Puissant.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 17:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[River reach final with narrow win]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275782/match=300338748/match-report.html
 
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Iniesta: We want to make history]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=iniesta-we-want-to-make-history-2745507.htmlAndres Iniesta talks to FIFA.com about setting incredibly high standards with Barcelona, and looking to make history in picking up his third FIFA Club World Cup trophy after another stellar year.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Club America claim fifth place]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275788/match=300338753/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Dec 2015 09:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Zheng reveals Guangzhou gameplan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=zheng-reveals-guangzhou-gameplan-2744963.htmlTue, 15 Dec 2015 22:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Giggs: Club World Cup deserves greater recognition]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=giggs-club-world-cup-deserves-greater-recognition-2743052.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs to hear about his playing experience in Japan at the FIFA Club World Cup, why he thinks the tournament does not get a lot of recognition in England and much more.]]>Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Sanchez: Being here in Japan is special]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=sanchez-being-here-in-japan-is-special-2744958.htmlTue, 15 Dec 2015 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Japanese kids welcome Barcelona to Yokohama]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=japanese-kids-welcome-barcelona-to-yokohama-2744900.htmlTue, 15 Dec 2015 01:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Aoyama lets his feet do the talking]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=aoyama-lets-his-feet-do-the-talking-2744832.htmlIn an exclusive interview with FIFA.com ahead of Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s last-four meeting with River Plate, captain Toshihiro Aoyama said his team are up for the challenge and will take confidence from their 3-0 quarter-final win over TP Mazembe.

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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Sanfrecce test awaits for patient River]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275782/match=300338748/preview.htmlMon, 14 Dec 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Superman Shuai to Guangzhou’s rescue]]>/news/y=2015/m=12/news=superman-shuai-to-guangzhou-s-rescue-2744756.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows Guangzhou Evergrande FC goalkeeper Li Shuai making a spectacular save.]]>Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Guangzhou gunning to cause a grand upset]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275782/match=300338752/preview.htmlMon, 14 Dec 2015 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Barcelona greeted by hundreds in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barcelona-greeted-by-hundreds-in-japan-2744742.htmlMon, 14 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Messi: I’ve added qualities to my game]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=messi-i-ve-added-qualities-to-my-game-2744741.htmlBarcelona’s legendary No10 sat down with FIFA.com prior to jetting off to the Land of the Rising Sun to take a look at the tournament ahead, evaluate his growth as a player and give his verdict on a year that could possibly bring him his fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or.

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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[The game they didn't want]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275788/match=300338753/preview.htmlMon, 14 Dec 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Goals a bonus for Shiotani]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=goals-a-bonus-for-shiotani-2744490.htmlSanfrecce Hiroshima defender Tsukasa Shiotani’s second goal in consecutive games helped the Purple Archers past African champions TP Mazembe and into the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015.

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Kimwaki: We were a little careless]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=kimwaki-we-were-a-little-careless-2744468.htmlTP Mazembe captain Joel Kimwaki was disappointed yet philosophical when he spoke to FIFA.com after his side's 3-0 defeat to Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Guangzhou’s Great Wall stands firm]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=guangzhou-s-great-wall-stands-firm-2744462.htmlGuangzhou Evergrande's goalkeeping hero Li Shuai speaks to ​FIFA.com ​after his outstanding performance helped see the China PR outfit into a FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Barcelona.

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Benedetto’s dream night turns sour]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=benedetto-s-dream-night-turns-sour-2744381.htmlClub America's Dario Benedetto speaks to ​FIFA.com ​after the CONCACAF champions were eliminated from the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 following their last gasp defeat to Guangzhou Evergrande.

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Three and easy for Sanfrecce ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275776/match=300338749/match-report.htmlSun, 13 Dec 2015 12:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Late drama sees Guangzhou through]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275776/match=300338754/match-report.htmlSun, 13 Dec 2015 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Rogerio Ceni's rousing send-off]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=rogerio-ceni-s-rousing-send-off-2743826.htmlThe Sao Paulo teams who lifted the 1992, 1993 and 2005 Copa Libertadores and the FIFA Club World Cup 2005 came together for a party paying tribute to the club's iconic goalkeeper, who has hung up his gloves at the age of 42.

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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[TP Mazembe's tales of the unexpected]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=tp-mazembe-s-tales-of-the-unexpected-2743835.htmlBadianguena from your Kidiboikié? Then read up on African champions TP Mazembe as they aim to go one better than their second-place FIFA Club World Cup finish in 2010.]]>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015