<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Features]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTSun, 21 Sep 2014 19:01:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with an American gold medallist, a member of Les Bleus bound for Canada 2015, a diminutive Portuguese international, an Italian icon and many more all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2442230/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[A woman among men]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest Video of the Week, we introduce a woman who etched her name into the history books as the first ever female coach of a professional men's football team.]]>Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Strikes, shutouts and Milan magic ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The evolution of the football boot]]>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 series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 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 footballing birthdays with a Japanese star, one half of a famous Dutch brotherly pair and a Uruguayan full-back all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2439348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[They said it: Thomas Muller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Muller is well-known as a cheeky rogue both on and off the field, with a gag or witticism never far from his lips. To mark his birthday today, FIFA.com has collected some of his choicest quips.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[An Iraqi in Swindon]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2439004/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Our video of the week looks at the career of a pioneering Iraqi footballer who made England his second home before becoming a national hero.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A new star in Germany]]>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 the world champions back in competitive action.]]>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this edition of the Week in Quotes, we feature a defiant Joachim Low, a back-tracking Adriano Galliani, a reference that goes right over Raheem Sterling's head and an offer of mushrooms for fans.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Shocking shirts and questionable kits]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2436435/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There are some weird and wonderful kits gracing the football world this season, as FIFA.com reports in a review of some of the game's most unusual shirt designs.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Reds, records and goals galore ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2435435/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com stats review.]]>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A bear and a dare]]>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 Bayern Munich's mascot braving ice.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:46:00 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 birthdays, including a Colombian goalkeeper, a quick-scoring Turkish striker, a FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner for Japan and a German FIFA World Cup™ champion all celebrating.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s football on the rise in Indonesia]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2428678/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In this Video of the Week we focus on Indonesia, where women’s football is becoming increasingly popular.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    ]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tribute to a Roman idol]]>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 a Roman idol.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Fun in football for inspirational Jorge]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2425085/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A slice of Sheffield]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2423159/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 shows the world's oldest existing football club in their infancy.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring a selection of English Premier League players and managers looking ahead to their opening weekend, the Pope basking in his team's recent triumph, Rory McIlroy pondering how he can carry all of his recent trophies into Old Trafford and much more.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[They said it: Gerardo Martino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan and football team up for Syrian children]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2421318/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Goal feats, upsets and a career nadir]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review along with some stunning surprises in UEFA competitions and two unforgettable minutes for one man in Norway.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A Sicilian slam dunk]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2419554/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 shows an Italian shooting a different ball. ]]>Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this week's round-up of footballing birthday celebrations, we feature three French stars, an Italian and Ecuadorian 2014 FIFA World Cup star, a Nerazzurri legend and a Hunter.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Farewell to a brilliant playmaker]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Drama, a departure & the Michigan masses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[USA makes statement at The Big House]]>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 how soccer's popularity continues to boom in the USA.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including some stars from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.]]>Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The ten best goals from Japan 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20womensworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=2409785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With just days to go until the start of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014, we look back to Japan 2012 to bring you the tournament’s ten best goals in our Video of the Week.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[Prizes, a prodigal and a prodigy ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Team-mates tussle for Ibra souvenir]]>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 team-mates arguing over a mega-star's jersey.]]>Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:44:00 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 birthdays, including two German FIFA World Cup winners from two different generations, a Costa Rican legend and a former Morocco midfielder all celebrating.]]>Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Football's famous curses and sorcery ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While football is often elevated to a mystical level, citing famous victories as miracles played in stadiums referred to as shrines for example, we look at the other side of the coin here with a slew of famous curses cast upon some of the world's most famous clubs.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Bringing hope to Rio’s streets]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2407666/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Leaving leaders and a goal in gloves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We take a look at the outstanding statistics from the world of football this week, with two legendary captains bowing out of of international football, some eye-catching South Americans and some league champions taking centre stage.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Labyrinth salute for triumphant Germans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=labyrinth-salute-for-triumphant-germans-2406935.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows some farmers' tribute to Germany's triumph.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including four players who made an appearance at Brazil 2014, a Ghanian great and a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup winner all celebrating.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Meet the penalty killers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lucky charms, intuition, research…they all count when it comes to saving penalties. FIFA.com trawled the archives to pay tribute to some of the finest exponents of the art.

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Legends look on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=legends-look-on-2360135.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows Brazilians doing something they love.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays with a Brazilian futsal legend, Real Madrid's clever coach, a Japanese superstar and a Chinese veteran of the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1995 all celebrating.

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Sun, 08 Jun 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Last minute World Cup additions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on some of the most influential players who were last minute additions to their squads and changed the course of FIFA World Cup history, including Geoff Hurst, Paolo Rossi, Romario, Ronaldo and Roger Milla.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[The top 10 from 2010]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-top-10-from-2010-2354301.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 06:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Strikers, a centurion and shows of strength]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also touches upon the achievements of France, Germany and Real Salt Lake.]]>Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News