<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 01 Jul 2013 19:03:29 GMTThu, 01 May 2014 17:44:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[Group B: Spain in a class of their own]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at Group B, with Spain dominating and Uruguay also securing their place in the knockout stages. Tahiti won the hearts of a nation while Nigeria's young squad head home with lessons learned.

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:10:00 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[Tahitians reflect on magical experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:53:00 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[Spain win again as semis decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Furia Roja set a new record for the most competitive matches unbeaten while Uruguay put eight past Tahiti to set up a pair of mouthwatering semi-final clashes at Brazil 2013.]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[More than 37,500 tickets to be collected]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= According to figures released this Sunday, there are still 37,657 tickets to be collected in FIFA’s ticket collection centres across the six FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Host Cities.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:19:20 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Uruguay upend Tahiti, advance to semi-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Jun 2013 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Group B goes down to the wire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:13:28 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Nigeria's Enyeama focused on positives]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite mixed fortunes at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 so far, Super Eagles' stopper Vincent Enyeama is in fine form off the pitch, radiating an infectious positivity.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Uruguay old guard still going strong ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com spoke to old hands Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano about Uruguay’s mini revival, which has breathed new life into a side running low on confidence.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 19:07:55 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Celeste test as Tahiti bid farewell]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uruguay provide the opposition in the final act of Tahiti’s Brazilian adventure. Having battled hard against Spain and Nigeria, the Oceania champions will be doing their utmost to prevent the South Americans from running riot at the Arena Pernambuco on Sunday.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=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[Villa goes top as defenders lead chase]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=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[Forlan: It's all coming home with me tonight ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his superb winner against Nigeria, his determination to take home the match ball from his 100th international, and how he feels playing in a different role for Uruguay.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Spain's perfect ten, a centurion celebrates]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Celeste edged Nigeria, while Spain put ten past Tahiti.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 02:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Centurion Forlan downs Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[World Champions take on debutants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com highlights a potentially pivotal contest featuring Nigeria against a desperate Uruguay, plus a historic meeting between Spain and debutants Tahiti.]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Proud Forlan basks in century glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Celeste's coveted history when he takes the field at the FIFA Confederations Cup on Thursday.]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:50:00 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[Oduamadi: I love to dance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the struggle he's had to establish himself at AC Milan, his three-goal performance in Nigeria's defeat of Tahiti and his trademark celebrations.]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Early endgame for Uruguay, Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews what is shaping up to be a pivotal encounter.]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:31:10 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti’s amateurs aim to forget daily grind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= With an auditor, construction worker, teacher, student and several unemployed individuals among their rank,  FIFA.com turns the spotlight on the Tahiti team, and their professional lives outside the game.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:12:00 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[Oduamadi & Balotelli hit the ground running ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Suarez: We’ll bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Uruguay's opening match 2-1 defeat to Spain at Brazil 2013, the support they received from the stands and his own spectacular landmark goal.]]>Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Del Bosque: Only our finishing let us down]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Jun 2013 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013