FIFA Congress 2016

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FIFA can today confirm the worldwide extension of the sanction imposed on the Estonian player Aleksandr Dubõkin by the Disciplinary Committee of the Estonian Football Association (EFA) on 23 July 2015 relating to incidents of match manipulation that took place during several years.

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  • Fast-improving Azerbaijan making all the right moves

    The two most popular sports in Azerbaijan are chess and football. Long regarded as a world superpower in the former, the country's national team is now starting to show its prowess in the latter, raising hopes of a breakthrough on the global scene.

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codivoire (USA)
We will forever remember you for that beautiful goal on a beautiful pass from Pele in the 1970 world cup, and your leadership on that dream team. May your soul rest in peace.
trueBlue57 (United Kingdom)
A very sad week for world football with his passing, arguably one of the very best full backs ever to play the game, 'great' and 'legend' are overused these days, but they apply to this man, no question, Captain and figurehead of the 1970 Brazil team, possibly the greatest international team the game has seen, scored one of the greatest team goals ever in the Final, only 2 Brazilian outfield players did not touch the ball, having seen it many times, it just gets better each time, RIP Carlos Alberto.

Classic Football


Leonel Sanchez, the elegant left-footer who packed a punch

On 25 April 1936, one of the most important figures in South American football history, the Chilean Leonel Sanchez, was born. pays tribute to the tough, yet silky left-footer who starred for Universidad de Chile and his country. 

World Cup Matches

Sizzling Brazil stun the Azteca

The fitting culmination to what was, in the eyes of most observers, the quintessential FIFA World Cup ™ tournament. This match had all the ingredients of a great final - goals, end-to-end football and star players. In the end, Pele, Jairzinho and Carlos Alberto got the better of Facchetti, Rivera and Riva in a match which, for over an hour, was much closer than the final score-line suggests.


Interview with Alan Kennedy and Phil Neal

We hear from former Liverpool players Alan Kennedy and Phil Neal, who discussed their time at Anfield, winning the European Cup and much more.

World Cup Qualifiers

The kick that changed the game Down Under

On the occasion's tenth anniversary, hears from John Aloisi on the penalty that secured Australia's FIFA World Cup return after a 32-year wait.

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