<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 11 Apr 2014 10:48:00 GMTFri, 11 Apr 2014 21:53:09 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[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[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[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[The group stage action in pictures]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The group stage at the FIFA Confederation Cup Brazil 2013 had everything a football fan could possibly want. FIFA.com presents a selection of the best images.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:49:19 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Positive reactions at halfway stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following the conclusion of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 group phase, several of the tournament’s organisers held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro to reflect on the competition so far.

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:06:16 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[A vibrant festival of football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents a selection of images featuring fans enjoying Brazil 2013.]]>Mon, 24 Jun 2013 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Mexico's breath of fresh air]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Group A: Favourites live up to billing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Boosted by Neymar's form, hosts Brazil more than lived up to their pre-tournament billing as favourites. Italy claimed the second semi-final berth alongside the hosts, while Mexico and Japan face the earlier than wanted flight home .

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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Brazil's elation, Mexico's consolation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The hosts topped Group A with a four star performance over Italy, while Mexico enjoyed a confidence-boosting victory over Japan on a super Saturday at the FIFA Confederations Cup which witnessed no fewer than nine glorious goals.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 23:55:04 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Chicharito double sees Mexico past Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chicharito' Hernandez scored twice in the second-half to lift Mexico to a 2-1 win over Japan in their final FIFA Confederations Cup match, to ensure El Tri left Brazil with points on the board.]]>Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Group stage signs off with heavyweight bout ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The last round of Group A fixtures sets up a rematch of the 1994 FIFA World Cup USA™ Final between heavyweights Italy and Brazil and a battle for pride in the other tie between Japan and Mexico.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Statement on the FIFA Confederations Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Man of the Match: Every vote counts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the different ways that you can vote for the Budweiser Man of the Match during this year's FIFA Confederations Cup.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Pride at stake for Japan and Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[De la Torre rues Neymar class, talks 2014 aim]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Thrills aplenty as Brazil, Italy advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar wowed a vibrant crowd in Fortaleza as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0, while Italy recovered a two-goal deficit to edge Japan in an unforgettable seven-goal thriller at Recife's Arena Pernambuco.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:47:58 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Neymar stars as Brazil sink Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Mexican memories and a Milanese duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com highlights the battle between Mario Balotelli and Yuto Nagatomo, recalls Mexico’s win over Brazil at the 2005 tournament and hears from Zinha about the sides’ forthcoming clash.]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[New Confeds Ticket Collection location now open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:55:25 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Make-or-break Brazil test for Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil and Mexico meet in Group A on Wednesday in very different frames of mind. While the hosts are looking to maintain their promising form, El Tri need points to stay in the competition.

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Pirlo the peerless, Spain sublime]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Jun 2013 01:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Centurion Pirlo and Balotelli see off Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Trio of world champions join the fray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning world champions Spain take on inaugural FIFA World Cup™ winners Uruguay, while four-time world champions Italy battle Mexico as FIFA.com previews the second day of FIFA Confederations Cup action.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Scolari: We can become a great team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Torrado: We know we can compete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A young fringe player when Mexico lifted the FIFA Confederations Cup 14 years ago, Gerardo Torrado is a mainstay of the El Tri side that is going for glory again in Brazil. FIFA.com spoke to the midfield stalwart.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:02:56 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Gifted scorers who made their mark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts an eye over the previous editions of the FIFA Confederations Cup and remembers some of the exquisitely gifted strikers who have lit up the competition since 1992.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Zinha: A goal to remember]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A goal by Mexico's Antonio "Zinha" Naelson has been voted the best in FIFA Confederations Cup history by the fans through FIFA.com and FIFA Channel on YouTube.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Opening matches that went with a bang]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the build-up to Saturday's match between Brazil and Japan, FIFA.com looks back at the opening matches from three previous FIFA Confederations Cups that kicked off the tournament with a shocking results.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[The story of the Confeds]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eager to know more about how the FIFA Confederations Cup came into being? Our quick historical guide takes you from the King Fahd Cup in 1992 right through to the present day.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Valcke: Fans must collect their tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Valcke has urged fans who have bought tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup to collect them before the day of the game.]]>Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

The FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 will be the ninth edition of the tournament. Here, FIFA.com picks out nine key stats as Saturday’s opening match draws ever closer.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Experienced Mexico eager to knock Italy's confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Confed captains ready to inspire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the captains of the eight teams at this year's FIFA Confederations Cup and highlights what exactly makes them the leaders of their respective teams.]]>Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Confederations Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which of the eight teams you foresee lifting the trophy.]]>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A festival of nicknames]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the story behind some of the intriguing nicknames and monikers used by the eight nations at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.]]>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil 2013 squads revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com can exclusively reveal the official 23-man squads for the eight participants of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 which takes place between 15 and 30 June in six iconic venues across the country.]]>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Mexico's young stars eye Confed Cup glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Del Bosque names squad, explains decisions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 May 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Ronaldo and Fuleco star in Turin]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian footballing legend Ronaldo joined the Official Mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Fuleco in Turin, Italy in order to promote the FIFA Confederations Cup in the country of one of the qualified teams.

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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Festival of Champions just 100 days away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Nigeria to face Mexico in Houston]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Mar 2013 22:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Technical issues solved: FIFA Confederations Cup ticket sales in full swing ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Over 86 per cent of assigned tickets in public hands after first sales phase]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Dos Santos: 2013 could be great]]>/nccamerica/news/y=2013/m=1/news=dos-santos-2013-could-great-1998817.htmlFIFA.com, the Mexico international chats about being back in La Liga with Mallorca, a dream 2012 with El Tri and the upcoming Hexagonal qualifiers for Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Bebeto: I'll have to play at this stadium!]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1997633/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jan 2013 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[De la Torre: Mexico are growing stronger]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, Mexico coach Jose Manuel de la Torre discussed translating youth success to senior level, the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 and FIFA World Cup™ qualifying.]]>Mon, 07 Jan 2013 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Successful start to public ticket sales phase: 186,032 requests within 24 hours]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Coaches react to Brazil 2013 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After attending Saturday’s draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013, the coaches of the seven teams that have already qualified for the competition voiced their reactions.

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Sat, 01 Dec 2012 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Brazil drawn with Italy, Spain to meet Uruguay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Dec 2012 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Sao Paulo gears up for the FIFA Confederations Cup draw ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Nov 2012 18:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013