<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 11 Apr 2014 10:48:00 GMTThu, 01 May 2014 17:44:00 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Mexican students thwart Brazilian masters]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=mexican-students-thwart-brazilian-masters-2104938.htmlAhead of the nations’ group meeting at Brazil 2014, FIFA.com looks at a fascinating relationship which began with A Seleção’s exhilarating triumph at Mexico 1970.

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup generates $20.7 billion BRL for Brazilian economy]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2316086/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Japan's home away from home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=japan-home-away-from-home-2064466.html FIFA.com looks at football's connection between the two lands.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hierro: It’ll be tough to replace this generation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks exclusively to the Spain and Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro about his role in appointing Vicente Del Bosque, the coach's subsequent contribution and the success of old rivals Barcelona and former team-mate Pep Guardiola.]]>Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahitian player provisionally suspended for prohibited substance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has provisionally suspended a Tahitian international footballer for an initial period of 30 days and opened disciplinary proceedings, following an adverse analytical finding in relation to a doping control conducted after the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=Release
<![CDATA[Luiz winning hearts and minds]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted with Brazil defender David Luiz, who reflected on the final, playing in front of his home country and more. 

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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 23:30:18 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Club members win kick-off balls]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2133536/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The 16 lucky FIFA.com Kick-off Ball Contest winners have been announced following almost one-hundred thousand entries submitted during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. 

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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:05:59 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News
<![CDATA[Parreira: Brazil still need a bit of polish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Brazil’s tactics, how their FIFA Confederations Cup conquest will benefit them and their need to improve, while Oscar underlines A Seleção's desire to triumph in 2014.]]>Fri, 05 Jul 2013 15:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Etaeta: Tahiti need more professionals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup final breaks TV records]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/organisation/media/newsid=2132055/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Confederations Cup final attracted the largest sports television audience in Brazil this year, and topped 2013 viewing figures in Spain.

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Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup debrief meetings conclude in Rio de Janeiro ]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2131554/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:25:46 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Were you at the Final on Sunday? Tag yourself to prove it!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cesar: I've always admired Casillas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After Brazil beat Spain 3-0 in the FIFA Confederations Cup final on Sunday, Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar spoke with his Spanish counterpart, Iker Casillas, as they looked back on the "difficult moments" each keeper had in the past year.

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Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Blatter: I've never seen anything like that]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps the highlights from the press conference, including FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter on the extraordinary atmosphere inside the Maracana and Howard Webb on goal-line technology.]]>Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil 2013 in quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the best quotes from the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, including Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta's thoughts on competing at the world stage and NBA star Kobe Bryant's opinion of football's passionate atmosphere.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:03:29 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Fred seizes throne on Brazilian-heavy Index]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:17:21 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar dazzles as Brazil conquer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on a tournament awash with wonder goals and thrilling games – one in which Neymar dazzled throughout and the Brazil side he headlined stunned Spain with a masterful performance in the Final.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil lay it all on the line]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gets the perspective from some of the key protagonists from the FIFA Confederations Cup final in Brazil duo Fred and David Luiz.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 07:22:19 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Torres: We’ll be back to defend what’s ours]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Fernando Torres, winner of the FIFA Confederations Cup adidas Golden Shoe award, who looked back on Spain’s defeat by Brazil and stated his desire to make amends in a year's time.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar: Brazil played a fantastic match]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

Neymar chats to FIFA.com about silencing his critics, training intensively on his weaker foot, what winning the tournament means to Brazil and how touched he was at receiving congratulations from Spain’s Barcelona players.

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Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Del Bosque: Brazil were better than us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Roja defender Sergio Ramos believes the home side got their tactics right.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 04:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Scolari: We are now on a new path towards 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 03:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil wow and win as Italy seize bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar breaks through for top award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 01:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Fred and Neymar claim Confeds for Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and finalists show solidarity with Mandela]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Jun 2013 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Buffon stars as Italy win shootout & bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Relive the final press conference for Brazil 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2123925/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com streamed the final press conference from the FIFA Confederations Cup on Monday 1 July from Rio de Janeiro. You can watch the press conference on FIFA.com here.]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2013 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Maracana all set for pre-match party]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2123100/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Prior to playing host to some of the greatest names in world football, the pitch at the Maracana will provide the stage for the legends of Brazilian popular music.

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:46:26 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Prove you were at the Maracana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Football fans have the chance to prove they were one of the lucky spectators at the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 between host Brazil and Spain, thanks to a brand new feature on FIFA.com.

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:27:31 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Scolari versus Del Bosque in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Footballing passion in a virtual universe]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2123674/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Youngsters in Rio use FIFA 13 to create their own edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup. No fewer than 2.5 million players took part in the last FIFA Interactive World Cup.   

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Dream Final caps exciting last day]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Jun 2013 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Scolari: Brazil have what it takes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari insists his side has what it takes to win a third consecutive FIFA Confederations Cup against Spain in the final on home soil.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 22:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Del Bosque: Brazil are the fathers of football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about not having designated penalty takers, putting Javi Martinez up front against Italy, Brazil’s qualities and what victory would mean to Spain.]]>Sat, 29 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Breakthroughs in Belo Horizonte]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2123004/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Record TV figures for FIFA Confederations Cup semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2123584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Television audiences for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 semi-finals broke records in key global markets, with both matches registering large viewing figures which underline the growing popularity of FIFA’s tournament of champions.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 21:19:31 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[The high before Brazil’s biggest low]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Spain’s meeting with Brazil in the 1950 FIFA World Cup witnessed one of the biggest festas ever seen in the Maracana, in sharp contrast to the desolation of the subsequent Maracanazo.]]>Sat, 29 Jun 2013 20:28:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Alves: Brazil can 'out-Barça' Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil defender Dani Alves believes his team have the sufficient tools to beat Spain in the 2013 Confederations Cup final.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Marchisio joins growing Italian absentee list]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy coach Cesare Prandelli will be forced to shuffle his line-up for the match for third place after Claudio Marchisio joined the growing absentee list for Squadra Azzurra. 

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Italy and Uruguay draw positives, eye podium finish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite defeat in the semi-finals of Brazil 2013, the mood in the Italian and Uruguayan camps is far from downcast, while both squads are determined to claim third spot.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 19:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Kuipers: We have to be prepared]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers who will be the man in the middle for Brazil-Spain.]]>Sat, 29 Jun 2013 17:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar: Brazil want to make football history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the emotions he expects to feel when he lines up in the Final, admits that Spain are the best side on the planet and discusses what Brazil have to do to beat them.]]>Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Paulinho: My qualities]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Many people outside Brazil were unfamiliar with Corinthians midfielder Paulinho before the FIFA Confederations Cup. But thanks to his versatile performances for A Seleção, his name is now just like his presence on the pitch: everywhere.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:41:19 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Shortlist for adidas Golden Ball announced]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Majestic moments from finals past]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a trip back in history to highlight four of the greatest moments from showpiece games at the Festival of Champions from 1992 to the present day.]]>Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Italy and Uruguay aiming to end on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Though neither Uruguay and Italy were strong favourites to triumph at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013, both came very close to reaching the title decider, but now they are hoping to leave the tournament on a high.

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 07:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[The dream final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Seleção and, of course, Spain, it will shortly come to pass, with both sides possessing their own motivations to give everything in the FIFA Confederations Cup final.]]>Fri, 28 Jun 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar ready for Maracana showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian forward Neymar is ready to bring his country their third consecutive FIFA Confederations Cup™ at the expense of current FIFA World Cup holders Spain. 

 

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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Relive the media briefing following Organising Committee meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2121204/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com streamed a media briefing live on Friday 28 June from the Maracana. The briefing followed a meeting of the FIFA Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup.]]>Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Alba hits top as De Rossi, Pique fly high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013