<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Features]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 28 Mar 2015 11:14:00 GMTSat, 28 Mar 2015 11:24:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring the WWE, the perfect boyfriend, warming toilet seats, a terrible dancer, a FIFA Ballon d'Or hopeful, silly nicknames and much more!

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Football’s enduring appeal ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has put together an inspiring collection of tales of elder citizens, including the likes of Lionel Messi's grandmother, who have demonstrated an enduring devotion to the game.]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Two Barcelonas and subs in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Visiting colours fly high in Dortmund]]>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 an impressive showing of support in Dortmund.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2568879/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[They said it: Paul Gascoigne]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former England midfielder Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne will go down as one of his country's all-time gifted players, but his career will be just as memorable for his mischievous nature. FIFA.com looks at some of his more memorable quotes.

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[Scorers, sensations and pass masters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly review.]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lightning strikes in Sydney]]>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 storm Down Under.]]>Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Mar 2015 06:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Meet the accidental keepers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some of the famous goalkeepers who were reluctant converts to the position.]]>Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Supporters, superstars and goals galore ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Kaka erupts the Citrus Bowl]]>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 handsome player sparking striking celebrations in 'The City Beautiful'.]]>Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com salutes the players who will be celebrating their birthday this week, including Thomas Gravesen, Roy Makaay and Ivan Rakitic.

 

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Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Mar 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[In praise of the toe-poke]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=in-praise-of-the-toe-poke-2555654.htmlAs part of our 'Off the ball' series, we take a closer look at the much-maligned but often effective toe-poke, made famous by technically brilliant Brazilians, as well as superstars like Lionel Messi and Zinedine Zidane.

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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Stalemates, silverware and a fond farewell]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, while Roma's record run of draws also features.]]>Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Wax, steel and the Eiffel Tower]]>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 polarising Swede appreciating himself.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=
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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Interesting utterances from David Beckham, Parma's team manager Sandro Melli, Chelsea's Jose Mourinho and Wolfsburg's Nicklas Bendtner all make the cut for our weekly round-up of the top quotes from around the world of football.

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Icons, invincibility and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A stadium at sunset]]>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 we have a magnificent shot of Wolfsburg's home ground reflecting on the water as the sun sets.]]>Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Bleues all celebrating.]]>Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Four-scorers, a fledgling and a fortress ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest look at the past week's standout stats.]]>Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lights, camera... action!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com turns the spotlight on those multi-talented individuals who went on to shine on screen after retiring from professional football.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[A show of colours in Bordeaux ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2524829/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 we head to France to look at a spectacular fan display.]]>Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains the stories behind just some of tattoos worn by the game’s stars.]]>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Love and the beautiful game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the profound connection between the beautiful game and matters of the heart across the world.]]>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[ The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sums up the week in quotes.]]>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[They said it: Marc Wilmots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News<![CDATA[Relief, disbelief, a starlet and spot-kicks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A world of pitches]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2522369/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has dedicated the latest photo of the week to pitches in some unexpected places]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:37:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 08 Feb 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2521416/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly feature takes in entertaining utterances from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barack Obama, Neymar and Roberto Mancini.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[They Said It: Udo Lattek]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2520818/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Last Sunday one of the greatest club coaches in history, Udo Lattek, passed away at the age of 80 in Cologne. FIFA.com pays tribute to the icon with a collection of his finest quotes.

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Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[Gloom, glory and Sydney celebrations ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Sealed with a kiss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[They said it: Luis Aragones]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One year on from his passing, ​FIFA.com takes a look at some of legendary Spanish coach Luis Aragones' most notable quotes, including his footballing ideology, his relationship with the press and his time in charge of Spain.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's birthdays, with the FIFA Ballon d'Or holder, a Croatian hotshot and a Colombian midfield workhorse all celebrating.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[The call of the commentator ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2512697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com travels to the Americas and Europe to speak to four leading broadcasters to find out just what makes them tick and listen to their remarkable stories.]]>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![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