<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 25 Sep 2017 08:45:00 GMTMon, 25 Sep 2017 14:00:23 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Age-defying El Hadary looking for World Cup fame]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=age-defying-el-hadary-looking-for-world-cup-fame-2909056.htmlMon, 25 Sep 2017 08:45:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Boateng belatedly realises Best dream]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=boateng-belatedly-realises-best-dream-2909064.htmlThe publication of the nominees for the FIFA Puskás Award to honour the best goal of the year is always cause for excitement. That is no doubt also true for Kevin-Prince Boateng, who could yet make an unanticipated trip to The Best FIFA Football Awards Show after expecting to do so in 2016.

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:14:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Puskas award Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Familiar foes reunite in last-four encounters]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=familiar-foes-reunite-in-last-four-encounters-2909050.htmlMon, 25 Sep 2017 06:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Trio through to Uruguay as Korea DPR retain title ]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=trio-through-to-uruguay-as-korea-dpr-retain-title-2909036.htmlSun, 24 Sep 2017 09:16:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Japan complete Asian trio headed to Uruguay 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=japan-complete-asian-trio-headed-to-uruguay-2018-2909040.htmlJapan edged China PR 1-0 in the match for third place at the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Thailand 2017 to become the third and final representative from Asia to qualify for next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.

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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:30:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-quotes-2908868.htmlThis week another one of Lionel Messi's team-mate is in disbelief of his abilities, Joe Hart gives his perspective on Pablo Zabaleta's shooting skills and Dries Mertens distances himself from any comparisons with El Pibe de Oro.

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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:45:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News
<![CDATA[Paraguay’s Riveros keeping the faith ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=paraguay-s-riveros-keeping-the-faith-2908914.htmlLa Albirroja's hopes of salvaging their Russia 2018 campaign, as the final qualifiers loom.]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Best finalists: FIFA Legends have their say]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-fifa-legends-have-their-say-2909031.htmlFri, 22 Sep 2017 18:31:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Request for information for the provision of referee communication systems for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=request-for-information-for-the-provision-of-referee-communication-sys-2909030.htmlFIFA calls for providers to offer an all-in-one solution for communication systems that enables the pitch referees to communicate among themselves and with the VARs in a remote location.

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:19:00 GMT Area=Football Technology Section=Video Assistant Ref Kind=News
<![CDATA[Request for information for the provision of virtual – calibrated – offside lines to be used by video assistant referees (VARs)]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=request-for-information-for-the-provision-of-virtual-calibrated-offsid-2909027.htmlFri, 22 Sep 2017 17:16:00 GMT Area=Football Technology Section=Video Assistant Ref Kind=News<![CDATA[Vote now: Puskás Award and Fan Award]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=vote-now-puskas-award-and-fan-award-2908750.htmlThe shortlists for the FIFA Puskás Award and FIFA Fan Award have been announced, and now it's time for FIFA.com users to vote!

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:33:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Best final nominees revealed ]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-final-nominees-revealed-2908830.htmlThe final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ have been revealed at an event in London, with the countdown to the ceremony itself in England’s capital on 23 October now well and truly on.

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Best finalists announcement: Five questions answered]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-announcement-five-questions-answered-2908846.htmlFIFA.com has you covered as we announce the finalists for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards. We have a bitesize information pack as we prepare to reveal at an event in London those left in the running for the top awards.]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:27:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Follow The Best finalists announcement]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=follow-the-best-finalists-announcement-2908815.htmlYou can follow the announcement of finalists for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards live from London on Facebook, as the final trios for a number of top awards are revealed.

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:27:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2908755.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the statistical week that was in world football including a rare blank for Real Madrid, another landmark passed by Alex Morgan, and goalscoring feats in Colombia, France and Italy.]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:29:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[Video Vault: Canada's maiden World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=video-vault-canada-s-maiden-world-cup-2908500.htmlFIFA.com revisits Canada reaching their first and, to date, only global finals, at Mexico 1986.]]>Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Thalhammer: I was not expecting to be nominated]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=thalhammer-i-was-not-expecting-to-be-nominated-2908790.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Austria women's team coach Dominik Thalhammer, who is nominated for The Best FIFA Women's Coach Award 2017.]]>Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:55:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Striking Lionesses find their own way to the top]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=striking-lionesses-find-their-own-way-to-the-top-2908728.htmlBoth have been among the goals and accolades this year, both are set to pull on the colours of Arsenal this season, but English and Dutch Lionesses Jodie Taylor and Vivianne Miedema have got to that point via very different routes.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:49:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Matildas headline milestone week Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=matildas-headline-milestone-month-down-under-2908785.htmlThu, 21 Sep 2017 08:18:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldinho: The U-17 World Cup will always be close to my heart]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ronaldinho-the-u-17-world-cup-will-always-be-close-to-my-heart-2908792.htmlWhile he needs no introduction these days, 20 years ago Ronaldinho was making his first triumphant steps on the international stage when he lifted the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[The Best finalists: 1 day to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-1-day-to-go-2908734.htmlThere is just one day left until we reveal the final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards, with players and coaches across the globe awaiting news of the finalists.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:47:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[England manager Sampson leaves post]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=england-manager-sampson-leaves-post-2908730.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR, Korea Republic book tickets to Uruguay 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=korea-dpr-korea-republic-book-tickets-to-uruguay-2018-2908741.htmlKorea DPR and Korea Republic have advanced to the AFC U-16 Women's Asian Championship final, securing their places at next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018. 

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:48:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 shortlist revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fifa-fifpro-world11-2017-shortlist-revealed-2908322.htmlFIFA FIFPro World11 2017.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[No surprises as big guns make strong starts ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=no-surprises-as-big-guns-make-strong-starts-2908512.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Falcao explains the secrets to Jardim's success ]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=falcao-explains-the-secrets-to-jardim-s-success-2908504.htmlFIFA.com about Leonardo Jardim's achievements and methods at Monaco, and why the French club's players will be rooting for him to be named The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2017.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:38:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Kante in the spotlight, whether he likes it or not]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kante-in-the-spotlight-whether-he-likes-it-or-not-2908449.htmlWhile N'Golo Kante's presence at the centre of Leicester City's fairytale triumph brought him into the spotlight, his reprisal of the role with Chelsea has kept him there - even if he would rather not be.

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:51:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Best finalists: 2 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-2-days-to-go-2908495.htmltwo days left until we reveal the final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™, with players and coaches across the globe awaiting news of the finalists.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:11:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Bleues ready to shine on home soil]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=bleues-ready-to-shine-on-home-soil-2908468.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[The Best finalists: 3 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-3-days-to-go-2908442.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:09:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Ramirez: I wouldn't enjoy the World Cup in Russia without Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ramirez-i-wouldn-t-enjoy-the-world-cup-in-russia-without-ecuador-2908366.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Injured Neuer out until January]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=injured-neuer-out-until-january-2908421.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hero Joubert reflects on Luxembourg's rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hero-joubert-reflects-on-luxembourg-s-rise-2908361.htmlFIFA.com about that historic result and the Roud Léiwen's rise on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[High-flying Kerr hits rarefied air]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=high-flying-kerr-hits-rarefied-air-2908245.htmlFIFA.com hears from Australia's first-ever The Best nominee Sam Kerr about her stellar rise, learning from Carli Lloyd and sharing the red carpet with Cristiano Ronaldo.]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:06:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=live-launch-of-the-official-emblem-at-fifa-com-2908328.htmlThe Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the tournament.

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Lloyd: France will be an ideal stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=lloyd-france-will-be-an-ideal-stage-2908237.htmlUSA's Carli Lloyd looks at the past, present and future of women's football with FIFA.com as the countdown to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 begins in earnest.]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moments: Lloyd lets rip from halfway]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moments-lloyd-lets-rip-from-halfway-2907915.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:21:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Victor Montagliani elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of FIFA Ticketing AG]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=victor-montagliani-elected-as-chairman-of-the-board-of-directors-of-fi-2908294.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 13:08:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[The Best finalists to be announced on Friday 22 September]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-to-be-announced-on-friday-22-september-2907653.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 13:06:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Chastain's celebration]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-chastain-s-celebration-2907572.htmlSun, 17 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Hamm: France can set a new standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hamm-france-can-set-a-new-standard-2908211.htmlFIFA.com about her illustrious career and the next Women’s World Cup in France.]]>Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:22:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Doorsoun: We'll bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=doorsoun-we-ll-bounce-back-2908165.htmlFIFA.com ​speaks to Sara Doorsoun about her path into the Germany women's national team and her hopes and dreams for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:38:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Castellanos: To be among the nominees is incredible]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=castellanos-to-be-among-the-nominees-is-incredible-2908224.htmlFIFA.com speaks with The Best FIFA Women's Player nominee Deyna Castellanos on how she found out she was nominated, and her meteoric rise to be one of the world's outstanding women's players at the tender age of 18.]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:19:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Wambach’s historic header]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-wambach-s-historic-header-2907918.htmlWe remember Abby Wambach's incredible header against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:48:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-quotes-2908200.htmlThis week we feature quotes from Bibiana Steinhaus on making history in the Bundesliga, Ryan Giggs on the potential legacy of upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and Gonzalo Higuain on his football idol.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:55:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Sawa comes to Japan’s rescue]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-sawa-comes-to-japan-s-rescue-2907914.htmlAs the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – we are counting down the 10 Most Memorable Moments in FIFA Women’s World Cup history. Our latest focuses on Japan legend Homare Sawa's performance in 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:41:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in high demand]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-in-high-demand-2908178.htmlIn the initial 24 hours of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, more than 500,000 tickets were requested by fans from all over the world through FIFA.com.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Ticketing Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Celico to lead Ecuador in qualifying climax]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=jorge-celico-to-lead-ecuador-in-qualifying-climax-2908186.htmlThe Ecuadorian Football Federation have confirmed that Argentinian coach Jorge Celico will take the reins of the senior side as they aim to clinch a last-gasp spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Japan’s young and old guard united in their dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=japan-s-young-and-old-guard-united-in-their-dreams-2908183.htmlWe asked one Japan's current leading lights, Saki Kumagai, and one of their up and coming stars, Mami Ueno, to look back on arguably the greatest moment in Japanese football history: their triumph in the final of Germany 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:59:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Fan Award reinforces Liverpool and Dortmund’s special bond]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fan-award-reinforces-liverpool-and-dortmund-s-special-bond-2908166.htmlBefore the FIFA Fan Award is presented for the second time at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com caught up with the representatives of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund who attended the inaugural ceremony in Zurich on behalf of the winning sets of fans.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:50:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News