<![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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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<![CDATA[Revitalised Julio Cesar ready for Confeds conquest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Jun 2013 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Del Bosque: Fatigue will not be an excuse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil learn to suffer well]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Jun 2013 02:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Scolari insists Brazil on track after Uruguay grind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil complete the road to Rio]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:49:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Paulinho heads Brazil into Final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup TV audiences grow again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:06:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Marc-Vivien Foe: FIFA.com remembers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On the tenth anniversary of his tragic death, it is truly poignant that a FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final will be taking place and Marc-Vivien Foe's life and legacy will be celebrated. Football will never forget him.

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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Friends turn foes, Zagallo weighs in]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s matchday preview highlights the battle between Paris Saint-Germain colleagues Thiago Silva and Diego Lugano, hears Mario Zagallo’s view on Brazil-Uruguay and recalls a tragedy exactly ten years ago.]]>Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:06:46 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Uruguayans relish one of world's great rivalries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:48:00 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[Scolari keeping it in the family]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=If the evidence of the impact made by Brazil’s substitutes in their three games thus far is any indication, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is on his way to replicating the Família Scolari vibe that brought triumph at Korea/Japan 2002.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:34:56 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Lugano: We can beat them again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of the latest chapter in the longstanding rivalry between Brazil and Uruguay, a quietly confident Charrúa captain Diego Lugano spoke exclusively to FIFA.com.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:40:41 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[A classic South American derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on some of the most memorable fixtures between Brazil and Uruguay, dating back to their first encounter in 1916, ahead of Wednesday's semi-final meeting in the FIFA Confederations Cup.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Old rivals face to face again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Jun 2013 23:33:36 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=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[Julio Cesar warns Brazil of Uruguay threat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar believes his team must be fully prepared and focused for a difficult semi-final with Uruguay on Wednesday in Belo Horizonte. 

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Balotelli out of tournament, returns to Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy striker Mario Balotelli's FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 has come to an abrupt end after scans revealed a torn thigh muscle. 

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Ramos sets pace as Fred, Alba lead pursuit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=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