<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Interviews]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Sep 2014 08:03:00 GMTMon, 29 Sep 2014 20:29:08 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Herrera: New breed ready to step up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=herrera-new-breed-ready-to-step-up-2445338.htmlFIFA.com speaks one-on-one with Mexico coach Miguel Herrera about Brazil 2014, his famed sideline passion, the future for El Tri and much more.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Essien: I haven't decided what to do next]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Ghana's 2014 FIFA World Cup experience, his own international future, fondness for Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, and his next challenge with Italian giants AC Milan.]]>Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Gervinho: Côte d’Ivoire still Africa's best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his outstanding recent form, the disappointments of the FIFA World Cup and the challenge of moving on from the Didier Drogba era. ]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Beto: You can never give up on your dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Portugal and Sevilla keeper Beto on his rocky road to the top, the tears he has shed for club and country and the advice he has offered to his young son.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Netzer: I’ve always been irrational]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to German football icon Gunter Netzer about the wild 1970s, his love of cars and his take on how the game has changed since his playing days.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Aguirre: Japan fans will be proud of this team]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/719/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview<![CDATA[Martins: I've had so many sweet moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to Obafemi Martins about his globe-trotting career and a recent move to Major League Soccer, as well as his hopes for his native Nigeria and the origins of his famous somersault celebrations.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Milito: I’m chasing a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com to talk returning home, injuries, Italy and Inter Milan.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Mauro Silva: Dunga overcomes adversity]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Seleção can learn a lot from history.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview<![CDATA[Lucas: I know Dunga will be watching me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his playing style, life at Paris Saint-Germain and hopes of cementing a place in the Brazil squad.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[Rodriguez: It’s a dream come true]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=rodriguez-it-s-a-dream-come-true-2418837.htmlFIFA.com on being crowned top scorer, his volley against Uruguay and reaching the quarter-finals.]]>Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ricken: I was no Messi or Gotze]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​catches up with Borussia Dortmund legend Lars Ricken about that UEFA Champions League final goal, his role as youth coach at the Schwarz-Gelben and Germany's latest FIFA World Cup triumph.

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Lahm: Now is the right time to stop]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[Puyol: I’m not a big fan of revolutions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=puyol-i-m-not-a-big-fan-of-revolutions-2406996.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Carles Puyol about the end of golden era for La Roja, the difficult decision to retire and his next challenge with Barcelona.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neuer: It’s a dream come true]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neuer-it-s-a-dream-come-true-2405590.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to one of the heroes of Germany's FIFA World Cup win; adidas Golden Glove winner Manuel Neuer.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dunga: The game has become more dynamic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=dunga-the-game-has-become-more-dynamic-2403662.htmlFIFA.com and discusses his nation's semi-final defeat to Germany, how A Seleção need to move forward after the defeat and how he feels the sides in the Final of Brazil 2014 are shaping up.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Calderon: Messi key to Final success]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=calderon-messi-the-key-against-germany-2403912.htmlSat, 12 Jul 2014 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lehmann: I'm sure Germany will win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=lehman-i-m-sure-germany-will-win-2403863.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann ahead of his compatriots’ forthcoming FIFA World Cup Final against Argentina.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lizarazu: Argentina are a very crafty team]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=lizarazu-argentina-are-a-very-crafty-team-2403364.htmlFIFA.com on Brazil's stunning semi-final, assesses both Germany and Argentina ahead of the Final and runs the rule over his native France's performance.]]>Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Blatter: This is stadium number 13]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=blatter-this-is-stadium-number-13-2401375.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter spoke exclusively to FIFA.com at the opening of the Football For Hope Festival in Caju, Rio de Janeiro where he spoke of his admiration for those taking part and the legacy of the FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Martinez: World Cups set the trend]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=martinez-world-cups-set-the-trend-2400706.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Matthaus: Germany can bring the title home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=matthaus-germany-can-bring-the-title-home-2400895.htmlFIFA he reveals why he believes his country will beat Brazil and bring a barren run to an end in 2014.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brehme: Germany must improve 100 per cent]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brehme-germany-must-improve-100-per-cent-2398123.html​FIFA.com​ why France and the Netherlands have impressed him most at Brazil 2014, urges Germany to improve for the quarter-finals and highlights Manuel Neuer as crucial for his compatriots.]]>Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Henry: This generation can lift trophies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=henry-this-generation-can-lift-trophies-2382332.htmlFIFA World Cup 1998 winner with France and four tournament veteran Thierry Henry chats to FIFA.com about the current crop of French players and footballing love affairs.

 

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[De Rossi: 'Solid core' in new Azzurri]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=de-rossi-solid-core-in-new-azzurri-2376964.htmlAs the tough-tackling heart of Italy's new approach under Cesare Prandelli, Italy's No16 Daniele De Rossi is a different midfielder in the new Azzurri.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Van Persie: We can't get ahead of ourselves ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=van-persie-we-can-t-get-ahead-of-ourselves-2372584.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Robben: Proud of 2010, excited by 2014 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=robben-proud-of-2010-excited-by-2014-2367494.htmlFIFA.com, Arjen Robben shares his FIFA World Cup memories, assesses his youthful team-mates and their coach, and looks ahead to a rematch with 2010 conquerors Spain.]]>Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Howard: We want to break out of the cage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=howard-we-want-to-break-out-of-the-cage-2355937.htmlFIFA.com about his third FIFA World Cup, the need for defensive communication and the crucial opener against Ghana at Brazil 2014.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Low: I enjoy the pressure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=low-i-enjoy-the-pressure-2358237.htmlFIFA.com about his belief that Germany can win the FIFA World Cup, the reunion with Jurgen Klinsmann and the evolution of his team since 2006.]]>Sun, 08 Jun 2014 03:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cabaye: We're ready to battle for each other]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cabaye-we-re-ready-to-battle-for-each-other-2355673.htmlFIFA.com about Les Bleus' FIFA World Cup hopes, his midfield team-mates and the psychological impact of their play-off victory over Ukraine.]]>Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Klinsmann’s USA aiming to rub shoulders with world’s best]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=klinsmann-s-usa-aiming-to-rub-shoulders-with-world-s-best-2354055.htmlFIFA.com chatted exclusively to USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his ambitions for the Stars and Stripes in Brazil, facing Germany in the group stage and much more.]]>Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hulk: Scolari maintains Brazil's unity]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=hulk-scolari-maintains-brazil-s-unity-2352946.htmlFIFA.com about his growing status in his homeland, the key to success in their group campaign at the FIFA World Cup and the role played by Luiz Felipe Scolari in keeping a happy camp.]]>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pele: I hope no one does a Ghiggia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=pele-i-hope-no-one-does-a-ghiggia-2343630.htmlSpeaking exclusively to FIFA.com, the Brazilian legend reflected on his wondrous world finals career and also cast his mind back to 1950 and the tears his father shed after the Maracanazo.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Marcos: Scolari combines working and joking]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=marcos-scolari-combines-working-and-joking-2343366.htmlFIFA.com about Luiz Felipe Scolari's unique personality and coaching, Brazil's chances of winning a sixth FIFA World Cup and the world's best goalkeepers.]]>Fri, 23 May 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Huntelaar: I believe in my team]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=huntelaar-i-believe-in-my-team-2340660.htmlFIFA.com about the 2010 Final defeat and the Oranje's hopes for 2014.]]>Mon, 19 May 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kalou: Our group is open and even]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=kalou-our-group-is-open-and-even-2336392.htmlFIFA.com about his excitement for the quickly approaching FIFA World Cup finals, but the Côte d'Ivoire forward cautions his countrymen about thinking the path through Greece, Japan and Colombia will be simple.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Navas: We'll do our talking on the pitch]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=navas-we-ll-do-our-talking-on-the-pitch-2333819.htmlFIFA.com about being considered the best goalkeeper in Spain, waking up in the middle of the night to watch the FIFA World Cup as a kid and Costa Rica's hopes of progressing from a very strong group in Brazil.]]>Mon, 05 May 2014 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson: Everybody associates Brazil with football ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hodgson-everybody-associates-brazil-with-football-2324115.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson: European teams are better travellers now ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hodgson-european-teams-are-better-travellers-now-2324109.htmlFIFA.com about the reducing disadvantages in South America for European sides and discusses where he is with picking his squad.]]>Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson: It’s all about the balance ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hodgson-it-s-all-about-the-balance-2324106.htmlIn the first part of an exclusive chat with FIFA.com, England manager Roy Hodgson speaks about the anticipation in the build-up to the FIFA World Cup, his personal preparations and how he plans to manage his players after a draining season.

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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Courtois: We're having a huge season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Colchoneros’ keeper Thibaut Courtois spoke to FIFA.com.]]>Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Sabella: Brazil have always been number one]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=sabella-brazil-have-always-been-number-one-2319373.html FIFA.com.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wambach: Canada 2015 will be amazing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to USA star striker Abby Wambach about next year's FIFA Women's World Cup, breaking records and receiving a tweet from Barack Obama.]]>Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Interview<![CDATA[Jackson: Colombia have more talent than we did in '94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=jackson-colombia-have-more-talent-than-we-did-in-94.htmlFIFA.com, backs Falcao to recover in time for Brazil 2014 and compares Jose Pekerman’s current team to the class of Carlos Valderrama and Co.]]>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ballack: Germany on another level]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=ballack-germany-have-made-tremendous-progress-2315612.htmlFIFA.com about his life since football, his expectations for the FIFA World Cup and Germany's place among the favourites.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Makelele: Zlatan has the right ingredients]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[Webb: The 2010 Final changed my life]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=webb-the-2010-final-changed-life-2306368.htmlMon, 31 Mar 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Almeida: There are no favourites]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=almeida-there-are-favourites-2304514.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively with Portugal forward Hugo Almeida about Brazil 2014, Portugal’s group-stage clash with Germany, and his superstar international team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo. 

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Donadoni: Italy can go all the way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his ability as a player, AC Milan’s glory days of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, coaching Italy, life at Parma and Gli Azzurri’s chances of success at Brazil 2014.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Herrera: I’m right in the firing line]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=herrera-todos-creen-saber-mas-que-2298583.htmlNever afraid to tackle an issue head on, Mexico coach Miguel Herrera gave a typically frank interview to FIFA.com, discussing the pros and cons of the job, Carlos Vela’s refusal to go to Brazil 2014 and more besides.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Luiz Gustavo: We know what we have to do]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=luiz-gustavo-brazil-know-what-have-2294710.htmlFIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA World Cup, his past success with Bayern Munich, his future with Wolfsburg and more.]]>Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™