<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Interviews]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 10:02:00 GMTTue, 15 Apr 2014 19:09:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ™<![CDATA[Lahm: I can't wait for the World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=lahm-can-wait-for-the-world-cup-2292551.htmlFIFA.com about the reasons behind the Bavarians' success, his hopes for glory in Brazil and much more.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Marta: Nobody's going to Brazil for the ride]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=marta-nobody-going-brazil-for-the-ride-2285005.htmlFIFA.com about the women's game, her goalkeeping past, expectations for Brazil 2014 and much more.]]>Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Klopp: I treat my players as co-workers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his coaching philosophy, why he won't be copying successful peers, and his ambitions for the remainder of the season.]]>Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Neymar: Messi and I dream of the Final]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=neymar-messi-and-dream-the-final-2277118.htmlIn an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Brazilian ace Neymar spoke about his new life in Spain, the upcoming FIFA World Cup™ and joking with his Barcelona team-mate about a potential clash in the Final.]]>Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Deschamps: A chance to write history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=deschamps-chance-write-history-2277686.htmlWed, 12 Feb 2014 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Klinsmann: Winning is all that matters]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=klinsmann-solo-vale-ganar-2277247.htmlNow in charge of USA, legendary German striker Juergen Klinsmann spoke to FIFA.com about the growing competition in the CONCACAF Zone and his side’s chances of success at Brazil 2014.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Neuer: We are among the favourites]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=neuer-are-among-the-favourites-2276084.htmlFIFA.com, he revealed why he became a goalkeeper, what he expects at Brazil 2014 and more.]]>Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hurst: Youngsters can shine at a World Cup ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=hurst-youngsters-can-shine-world-cup-2275657.htmlFri, 07 Feb 2014 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Queiroz: We want to make Iran proud]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=queiroz-want-make-iran-proud-2275603.htmlFIFA.com about his bid to lead Iran to the knockout stages.]]>Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Xavi: We're left open to criticism]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the second part of an exclusive chat with FIFA.com, Xavi touched on the criticism aimed at Barcelona, his ‘extraordinary’ partnership with Iniesta and his future in the game.

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Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Lamouchi: There are no limits for us]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=lamouchi-there-are-limits-for-2274382.htmlCôte d'Ivoire coach Sabri Lamouchi talks exclusively to FIFA.com about adapting to the job, the relief of reaching the FIFA World Cup, the golden generation of Ivorian football and his hopes for Brazil.

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Xavi: I'll be watching football for life]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=xavi-watching-football-for-life-2274269.htmlFIFA.com about his passion for football, Spain's loss to Brazil in the FIFA Confederations Cup, why playing at home will not necessarily be an advantage at the FIFA World Cup and Spain’s desire to retain their crown.]]>Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Myung-Bo: FIFA World Cup is a unique event]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=myung-fifa-world-cup-unique-event-2267703.htmlA veteran of four FIFA World Cups™, FIFA.com spoke with Korea Republic coach Hong Myung-Bo at the Final Draw in Costa do Sauipe about his long career, his top World Cup memories and the Dutch influence on his coaching tactics.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Wilmots: I believe in defence by attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=wilmots-believe-defence-attack-2266989.htmlFIFA.com about reviving Belgium’s fortunes, the key to qualification for Brazil 2014 and how far they can go at the tournament, and his football philosophy.]]>Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cannavaro: Win and you become a legend]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=cannavaro-win-and-you-become-legend-2265909.html​FIFA.com to discuss Italian football past and present, ​the nations that played the biggest part in his career and what the future holds.]]>Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ribery: I’m not afraid of anything]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=ribery-not-afraid-anything-2265614.htmlFIFA.com at the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony about his ambitions for the coming year, Les Bleus at Brazil 2014, Bayern Munich and more.]]>Mon, 27 Jan 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zanetti: Inter have given me everything]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks exclusively with evergreen Inter Milan defender Javier Zanetti with the 40-year-old Argentine discussing his sparkling career for club and country.]]>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Aussies unite in adversity]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=postecoglou-aussies-unite-adversity-2264593.htmlFIFA.com about transitioning into the senior national team role, the sense of anticipation for a Brazil-based FIFA World Cup, and the Socceroos’ ability to shine in adversity.]]>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ramos: 2014 will be a great year]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=ramos-2014-will-great-year-2261936.htmlFIFA.com about the defending champions' prospects for the upcoming FIFA World Cup™, Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid and the difficult social situation in his homeland.]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2014 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Matthaus: Germany will correct mistakes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=matthaus-defeats-will-make-germany-stronger-2263560.htmlTue, 21 Jan 2014 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi: World Cup is on all our minds]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=messi-world-cup-all-our-minds-2263160.htmlIn Zurich for the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Argentinian superstar spoke to FIFA.com about his recovery from injury, what it was like to be home in Rosario and La Albiceleste's chances at Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Kovac: You can't only rely on your gut]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=kovac-you-can-only-rely-gut-feel-2262459.htmlFIFA.com it is a role that suits his mixed character.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Appiah: Ghana will surprise the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=appiah-ghana-will-surprise-the-world-2261716.htmlFIFA.com about how big football is in Ghana, his coaching style, why Asamoah Gyan is among the world’s best strikers and why the Black Stars can shock the world in Brazil.]]>Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zaccheroni: We want to impress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=zaccheroni-want-impress-2261558.htmlFIFA.com they now want to impress at the global finals, while the Italian coach reflects on his time with the Samurai Blue.]]>Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo: My goals are part of me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Moments after his FIFA Ballon d’Or triumph last night, the Portuguese star spoke to FIFA.com about qualification for Brazil 2014, the death of Eusebio, his own footballing tastes and his belief that ‘Real Madrid are the world’s biggest club’.

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:47:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013
<![CDATA[Heynckes: It’s my crowning glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballondor/news/newsid=2260701/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com following the ceremony.]]>Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Coach of the Year (Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013<![CDATA[Bento: Team dynamic is all-important]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=bento-team-dynamic-all-important-2258838.htmlPortugal coach Paulo Bento speaks to FIFA.com about his hopes for the FIFA World Cup and the importance of utilising Cristiano Ronaldo's talents while also preserving the unity of the team.]]>Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Capello: Brazil is a football fantasy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=capello-brazil-football-fantasy-2258201.htmlFIFA.com about what went wrong for his England team at South Africa 2010, his tactics and goals for Russia at the next World Cup, and his favourite Brazilian player of all time.]]>Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ghiggia: My marriage with football]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=ghiggia-marriage-with-football-2257678.htmlMaracanazo, Alcides Ghiggia spoke to FIFA.com on his return to Brazil to take part in the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.]]>Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Susic: I don't know how far we can go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=susic-don-know-how-far-can-2256647.htmlFIFA.com to discuss reaching the FIFA World Cup, his attacking outlook and facing Argentina in Brazil.]]>Fri, 03 Jan 2014 08:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Welbeck: My mind is set on United ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's Interview of the Week.]]>Mon, 30 Dec 2013 06:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Sampaoli: Chile aren't World Cup candidates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=sampaoli-chile-aren-world-cup-candidates-2249607.htmlFIFA.com to speak his mind.]]>Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zidane: Brazil has always inspired me]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=zidane-brazil-has-always-inspired-2248329.htmlThree-time FIFA World Player of the Year Zinedine Zidane sat down with FIFA.com to discuss his experiences at the FIFA World Cup and the part Brazil has played in influencing his career.

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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: Age is not important]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=van-gaal-age-not-important-2244745.htmlFIFA.com, Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal offers his insight on his coaching philosophy, his reinvention of players, what he looks for in a captain and what he finds most frustrating about international management.]]>Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rehman: Racism stems from a lack of education]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Zesh Rehman who, as the first British Asian to play in the English Premier League and with his own grassroots programme for disadvantaged communities, offers an interesting insight into combating discrimination.]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:15:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Interview<![CDATA[Robben: The best from every continent]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the significance of Morocco 2013 for Bayern Munich and the Netherlands' hopes at Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Domenech: Youngsters must show quality]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=domenech-french-youngsters-must-show-quality-2239867.htmlFIFA.com about numerous topics including the upcoming Brazil 2014 Final Draw, the drama Les Bleus experienced at South Africa 2010 and much more.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Thiago Silva: I dreamt of being a forward]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about why he didn’t make it as an attacker, being the only defender on the FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist, why players of his position rarely win the award and why you shouldn’t take risks at the back.]]>Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=Interview<![CDATA[Ronaldinho: My goal is to always be at my best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nursing himself back to health just in time for the FIFA Club World Cup, Atletico Mineiro playmaker and Brazilian icon Ronaldinho Gaucho sat down with FIFA.com to discuss Morocco 2013 and his 2014 FIFA World Cup hopes.

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Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Muller: Club World Cup would crown our treble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Muller spoke to FIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup, Bayern Munich's success, his style of play and his hopes for Germany at next summer's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 06:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Hasselbaink: I hope Oranje avoid Belgium]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=hasselbaink-hope-oranje-avoid-belgium-2228356.htmlFIFA.com spoke with former Netherlands forward Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink about his managerial philosophy, Jose Mourinho's Chelsea, Atletico Madrid's form and Robin van Persie's importance to the Oranje's chances in Brazil.]]>Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™