<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Features]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 28 Jan 2015 08:03:00 GMTWed, 28 Jan 2015 14:06:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks, derbies and devils ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=De Klassieker, Korea Republic, Congo and table-topping Lyon.]]>Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Joe Ledley, backlit and bearded]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. The subject of this week's image is a silhouette of Crystal Palace central midfielder Joe Ledley.]]>Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our regular Sunday feature takes in a Brazilian FIFA World Cup winner, an Italian World Cup champion and a Russian midfield schemer as we preview the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[They Said It: David Beckham]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News<![CDATA[Asian cruises, City woe and Sevilla glow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with disappointment for Côte d'Ivoire and Manchester City.]]>Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korean in motion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's looks like something out of an action movie.]]>Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Stars, saints and a spot-kick specialist ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also looks closer at the recent successes of Australia and Southampton.]]>Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Contenders etched in gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the FIFA Ballon d'Or hopefuls' names being etched on a precious plaque.]]>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to You!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at those footballers celebrating a birthday this week, with a Mexican Olympic gold medal winner, a living legend of French football and an old Algerian star among those turning a year older.]]>Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2504069/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[When Canada stunned the footballing world]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup was a tournament full of surprises, but the team from Canada ultimately caused the biggest sensation by lifting the trophy. We look back at their historic achievement.

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Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks and cup kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 07:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Preparing the ground ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2498197/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an German FIFA World Cup winner, a Tahitian legend and a Club World Cup medalist from New Zealand among those celebrating.]]>Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Getting to grips with the ‘gol olímpico’]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tackles the history and curling dynamics of the so-called Olympic Goal, one of those rare strikes - with its roots in the 1920s - that flies in directly from a corner kick.]]>Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[2014 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Big attendance figures at Brazil 2014, Manchester United's most decorated player and a triple century of international appearances for a USA hero all feature in our review of the year in numbers.

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an English World Cup winner, a legendary Scottish manager and a French hotshot forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Tales of footballing cheer for Christmas]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=1561372/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com as we reveal some of the most heartwarming stories the game of football has generated over the years.]]>Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Super Heroes creating smiles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's involves footballers putting smiles on ill kids' faces.]]>Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[FIWC: The best goals of Season 2]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2494378/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Veterans, victories and early excitement ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The cute creature and the cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2492963/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's involves a wombat having fun with a trophy.]]>Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this week's edition, strikers Gary Lineker and Andre-Pierre Gignac give their views on some of their fellow forwards, while goalkeepers Thibaut Courtois and Gianluigi Buffon similarly opine about other top-class stoppers.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Brazil 2014 goalkeeping star, a solid German defender and a superstar French forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Excitement in Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2491021/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Titles, titans and hat-trick heroes ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps some of standout remarks from the past week.]]>Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[They Said It: Oliver Kahn]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has collated some of his best quotes.]]>Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News<![CDATA[Fresh hope for Denmark's homeless]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2487845/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Records fall as droughts end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also features Franck Ribery, Roberto Soldado, Andrea Pirlo and Real Madrid.]]>Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Bayern wall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the wall from a famous footballing museum.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:37:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly birthday round-up we feature a Portuguese midfield maestro, the man who now has a penalty shot named after him, a recently retired American centre-back and Australia's all-time leading scorer.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[The history of FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480131/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Titles, talismans and Messi magic ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, read about Lionel Messi's latest records, Antonio Di Natale's double century, drought-ending goals in Germany and disappointment for Nigeria and Egypt.]]>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Best on a banknote]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a tribute to an iconic Irishman.]]>Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2477395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Anticipation building in Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2477023/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[A set piece, a centurion and minnows' miracles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A statue and a silhouette]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2475995/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Every Monday, FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's image is of an acrobatic footballer getting in a few touches near the Rodina Monument in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News