<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 07 Dec 2016 12:35:00 GMTWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:36:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Innovative roof at Khalifa International Stadium nears completion]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=innovative-roof-at-khalifa-international-stadium-nears-completion-2858872.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 12:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=News Tournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™<![CDATA[Familiar names finish big in Season 1]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=familiar-names-finish-big-in-season-1-2858435.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 10:28:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Berlanga: Auckland’s my home, my family]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=berlanga-auckland-s-my-home-my-family-2858089.htmlAhead of the  2016 FIFA Club World Cup Japan, FIFA.com caught up with Auckland City's Spanish defender Angel Berlanga who talks feeling at home in New Zealand and what it means to succeed national icon Ivan Vicelich as club captain.  

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:41:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Anyukov: A home World Cup will be a celebration]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=anyukov-a-home-world-cup-will-be-a-celebration-2858224.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 06:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Lee aiming higher with Jeonbuk]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lee-aiming-higher-with-jeonbuk-2858168.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 03:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Sundowns touch down in Osaka ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Auckland test for Japanese new boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Auckland City and Kashima Antlers will face off for the very first time when the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 gets under way on Thursday. FIFA.com looks ahead to the tournament opener.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:09:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2858090.htmlTo whet the appetite ahead of the 13th FIFA Club World Cup, FIFA.com has dipped into the record books to bring you some of the tournament’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ogasawara: At Kashima we play to win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two-time FIFA World Cup veteran Mitsuo Ogasawara chats exclusively with FIFA.com about Kashima Antlers' FIFA Club World Cup debut at Japan 2016 and playing with a winning spirit on the world stage.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:03:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Volunteer candidates party at Europe's largest ice rink]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=volunteer-candidates-party-at-europe-s-largest-ice-rink-2858198.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 14:37:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Volunteers Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Globetrotting Tade relishing sixth consecutive Club World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=globetrotting-tade-relishing-sixth-consecutive-club-world-cup-2858087.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 13:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Leading outifts continue imperious form]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=leading-teams-continue-imperious-form-2858173.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 11:28:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Coleman: Bale is an absolute machine]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=coleman-bale-is-an-absolute-machine-2858128.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 08:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The 2016 World11 nominees in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-2016-world11-nominees-in-numbers-2858056.htmlFIFA.com takes you through the figures behind the superstars that make up this year’s shortlist.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Japan 2016 Spectator Guide ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-spectator-guide-2858085.htmlFIFA.com gives you some advice and reminds you of the regulations that will be in force at the stadiums.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line in Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-in-japan-2857979.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 02:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[CONMEBOL declares Chapecoense champions of Copa Sudamericana 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=12/news=conmebol-declare-chapecoense-champions-of-copa-sudamericana-2016-2858080.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 18:11:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Lucas and Nacho following Raul’s lead]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lucas-and-nacho-following-raul-s-lead-2858015.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Peter Shilton]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-peter-shilton-2857973.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 12:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Kashima complete rocky road to glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-complete-rocky-road-to-glory-2857989.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the stories, stats and star players after Kashima Antlers won their eighth J.League title in dramatic style and booked a spot at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Capello: Ronaldo doesn't have the brilliance of Messi]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=capello-ronaldo-doesn-t-have-the-brilliance-of-messi-2857981.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 08:07:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Vicelich: 2014 one of New Zealand’s biggest sporting feats]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=vicelich-2014-one-of-new-zealand-s-biggest-sporting-feats-2857193.htmlOne of the all-time veterans of the FIFA Club World Cup, Ivan Vicelich recalls Auckland City's valiant third-place finish at Morocco 2014 and looks ahead to the opening game of Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Pellegrini: Bravo is the world’s best goalkeeper]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=pellegrini-bravo-is-the-world-s-best-goalkeeper-2857983.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 05:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Late goal breaks Cameroonian hearts]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=late-goal-breaks-cameroonian-hearts-2857957.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:13:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Next Week on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2016/m=12/news=next-week-on-fifa-com-2857955.htmlFIFA.com will be covering all the action extensively.]]>Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:46:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=News centre Kind=News<![CDATA[Kim bringing experience to bear with Jeonbuk]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=shinwook-bringing-experience-to-bear-with-jeonbuk-2857956.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 11:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Rising participation figures and inspiration for leaders]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rising-participation-figures-and-inspiration-for-leaders-2857462.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the Live Your Goals activities of the past month, when young girls put their ball skills to the test at festivals in locations as diverse as Singapore, Uruguay, Palestine and India.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:08:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Live your goals Kind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2857950.htmlIn our regular look over the next week's footballing birthdays, among our seven FIFA World Cup stars feature a trio of Germany 2006 figures and a deadly German striker.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:04:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News
<![CDATA[ When Lloyd sealed Final hat-trick from halfway]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=when-lloyd-sealed-final-hat-trick-from-halfway-2857337.htmlUSA midfielder Carli Lloyd relives her already historic moment of sealing a hat-trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final from the halfway line with FIFA.com.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:19:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Sugita doubles her golden haul]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sugita-doubles-her-golden-haul-2857883.htmlHina Sugita is a bona fide rising star of world football. She won the adidas Golden Ball at U-17 level two years ago and has now, quite incredibly, repeated the feat at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:58:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Golden consolation for Chavas]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=golden-consolation-for-chavas-2857882-2857904.htmlFrance’s Mylene Chavas picked up the adidas Golden Glove on Saturday, giving the dejected goalkeeper some consolation after her side’s 3-1 defeat to Korea DPR in the final.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Asia’s young starlets shine]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=asia-s-young-starlets-shine-2857881.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Kim So Hyang's sweet taste of revenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kim-so-hyang-s-sweet-taste-of-revenge-2857905.htmlAfter two painful defeats by France over the last four years, Kim So Hyang finally got some payback today in none other than the final of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. FIFA.com spoke with her after the victory.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Golden future in store for goal-queen Ueno ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=golden-future-in-store-for-golden-ueno-2857866.htmlFIFA.com hears from Japan's Mami Ueno who wrapped up the adidas Golden Boot in the final minutes of the tournament.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:42:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Crowning glory for Asian duo]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=crowning-glory-for-asian-duo-2857829.htmlFIFA.com reviews the denouement to the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup as East Asian sides dominated the final day, capped by Korea DPR's second title win.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Kashima Antlers complete Club World Cup line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-antlers-complete-club-world-cup-line-up-2857803.htmlKashima Antlers have completed the line-up for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016, having been crowned Japanese J1 League champions on away goals following a 2-2 aggregate draw with Urawa Red Diamonds.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 12:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Korea DPR comeback seals second crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276005/match=300353173/match-report.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 11:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Roberto Carlos: Cristiano is still the world’s best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=roberto-carlos-cristiano-is-still-the-world-s-best-2857750.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 11:19:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Irving: We thought we were world-beaters]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=irving-we-thought-we-were-world-beaters-2856040.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former Auckland City defender John Irving, who reflects on the New Zealand club's valiant run at the 2014 FIFA Club World Morocco where the Navy Blues stormed to third place against the odds.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2857287.htmlTributes poured in for Brazilian club Chapecoense following the air tragedy which took the lives of many of their players and staff, while we hear from players and coaches at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, which comes to a close this weekend.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:52:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News
<![CDATA[Saviola: Messi brings more of a spectacle than Ronaldo]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=saviola-messi-brings-more-of-a-spectacle-than-ronaldo-2857649.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 09:38:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ueno ensures dominant Japan earn third]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276003/match=300353179/match-report.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Medical aid and equipment offers further legacy for PNG]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=medical-aid-and-equipment-offers-further-legacy-for-png-2857370.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 04:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Griezmann joins Ronaldo & Messi in battle to be The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=griezmann-joins-ronaldo-messi-in-battle-to-be-the-best-2857310.htmlThe three nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award have been revealed, with perennial rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi joined by Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann in the final three. 

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:54:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Behringer, Lloyd and Marta to contest for The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=behringer-lloyd-and-marta-to-contest-for-the-best-2857305.htmlThe three nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award have been announced, with Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta making up the final three.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:55:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Cissoko and Geyoro powering the France machine]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=cissoko-and-geyoro-powering-the-france-machine-2857444.htmlFIFA.com about doing the dirty work for France at PNG 206 and their areas for improvement.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[History-makers in Puskás top three]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=history-makers-in-puskas-top-three-2857296.htmlThe three nominees for The FIFA Puskás Award have been revealed, with fans choosing Marlone’s acrobatic effort, Daniuska Rodriguez's dribble and Mohd Faiz Subri​'s 'knuckleball' free kick.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:55:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Puskas award Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Ranieri, Santos and Zidane in the running to be The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ranieri-santos-and-zidane-in-the-running-to-be-the-best-2857295.htmlThe three nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award have been revealed, with Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri, Portugal coach Fernando Santos and Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane making up the final three.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:56:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Ellis, Neid and Sundhage make final three]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ellis-neid-and-sundhage-make-final-three-2857290.htmlThe three nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award have been revealed, with USA coach Jill Ellis, former Germany coach Silvia Neid and Sweden’s Pia Sundhage in the running to be crowned The Best in Zurich on Monday 9 January.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:59:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Saddened world to fall silent for Chapecoense]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=12/news=saddened-world-to-fall-silent-for-chapecoense-2857372.htmlFri, 02 Dec 2016 09:53:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Council Kind=News