<![CDATA[FIFA.com - fifa.tbffa2017TournamentName - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 14 Feb 2017 19:29:00 GMTThu, 10 Aug 2017 16:02:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Griezmann: I want to play another final]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=2/news=griezmann-i-want-to-play-another-final-2867268-2867295.htmlAtletico Madrid and France striker Antoine Griezmann spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about his 2016, a year of highs and lows for him, and looked ahead to fresh challenges.

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Al-Bacha mingles with the stars]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=al-bacha-mingles-with-the-stars-2863352.htmlFIFA.com caught up with reigning FIFA Interactive World Cup champion Mohamad Al-Bacha about his trip of a lifetime to The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony in Zurich.

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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Neid: I’ll continue to push developments in women’s football]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=neid-i-ll-continue-to-push-developments-in-women-s-football-2863283.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Silvia Neid, former Germany women's national team manager, after claiming The Best FIFA Women’s Coach for 2016.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:04:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Ranieri: I know what makes players tick]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ranieri-i-know-what-makes-players-tick-2863268.htmlAfter an incredible 2016 with Leicester City, defying the odds to win the English Premier League title, manager Claudio Ranieri was commended by receiving The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016 award. After, he exclusively spoke to FIFA.com.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:59:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[ World11 Predictor Winners announced]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=world11-predictor-winners-announced-2863172.htmlThu, 12 Jan 2017 10:05:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[#TheBest FIFA Football Awards 2016 on FIFA Digital]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=thebest-fifa-football-awards-2016-on-fifa-digital-2863163.htmlWed, 11 Jan 2017 15:49:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Lloyd: I want to keep getting better ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=lloyd-i-want-to-keep-getting-better-2862884.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:17:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ronaldo: My trophies speak for themselves]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ronaldo-my-trophies-speak-for-themselves-2862895.htmlAfter winning the first edition of The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, Cristiano Ronaldo spoke to  FIFA.com backstage to reflect on a golden year and on what lays ahead. 

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:16:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[The world at Cristiano Ronaldo's feet]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-world-at-cristiano-ronaldo-s-feet-2863112.htmlFIFA.com brings you a round-up of the reaction to the ceremony's big winners.]]>Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Falcão: A perfect ending to my career]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=falcao-a-perfect-ending-to-my-career-2862455.htmlFIFA.com moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards to give his thoughts on being the 2016 recipient of the FIFA Award for an Outstanding Career.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:59:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Subri: The best goal in my career so far]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=subri-the-best-goal-in-my-career-so-far-2862460.htmlFIFA.com moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards to give his thoughts about winning the FIFA Puskás Award 2016.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:47:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ranieri: I'm always hungry to do more]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ranieri-i-m-always-hungry-to-do-more-2862450.htmlFIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016, Claudio Ranieri, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:37:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Lloyd: It is such a tremendous honour]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=lloyd-it-is-such-a-tremendous-honour-2862465.htmlFIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016, Carli Lloyd, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:24:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[De la Cuesta: We still have a strong link to Chapecoense]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=de-la-cuesta-we-still-have-a-strong-link-to-chapecoense-2862441.htmlAtletico Nacional President Juan Carlos de la Cuesta accepted the FIFA Fair Play Award on behalf of the club and spoke with FIFA.com moments after the ceremony.

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Fair Play awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Ronaldo: It's been the best year of my career]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ronaldo-it-s-been-the-best-year-of-my-career-2862470.htmlFIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:09:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Neid: This is icing on the cake]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=neid-this-is-icing-on-the-cake-2862440.htmlFIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2016, Silvia Neid, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:04:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The Best named at FIFA Football Awards ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-best-named-at-fifa-football-awards-2862916.htmlMon, 09 Jan 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The Best experience for lucky fans]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-best-experience-for-the-fans-2862406.htmlFIFA.com speaks to three competition winners from FIFA’s Digital platforms who will be making their way to Zurich for the FIFA Football Awards, joining eight other fans making the trip of a lifetime to the ceremony. 

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Legends match sets stage for The Best]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=1/news=legends-match-sets-stage-for-the-best-2862482.htmlMon, 09 Jan 2017 11:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[All you need to know about The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=all-you-need-to-know-about-the-best-2862404.htmlAhead of Monday's inaugural The Best FIFA Football Awards, FIFA.com breaks down everything you need to know about the ceremony.

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Sun, 08 Jan 2017 09:54:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Lizarazu: Zidane does nothing piecemeal]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=lizarazu-zidane-does-nothing-piecemeal-2862402.htmlFIFA.com caught up with 1998 FIFA World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu, who offers invaluable insight into former national team-mate and The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2016 nominee Zinedine Zidane.

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Sat, 07 Jan 2017 16:33:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[The anatomy of a trophy]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-anatomy-of-a-trophy-2862311.htmlAs the brand new platinum-coated trophies for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ began to take shape in a factory close to Zurich, we spoke to those involved in their creation: artist Ana Barbic Katicic, FIFA Deputy Secretary General of Football Zvonimir Boban and Rover Schudel, Chairman of Adon Production AG.

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Pogba: I'm very proud of Griezmann ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=pogba-i-m-very-proud-of-griezmann-2862312.htmlFrance and Manchester United star Paul Pogba sat down with ​FIFA.com ​to discuss Antoine Griezmann​'s chances of usurping Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, as well as giving his take on Zinedine Zidane, a nominee for The Best FIFA Men's Coach Award, and the FIFA Puskás Award finalists.

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:11:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[11 questions for Jose Mourinho]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=11-questions-for-jose-mourinho-2862355.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on a range of topics, including The Best FIFA Football Awards, the Portuguese fighting spirit and what the potential expansion of the FIFA World Cup™ means for club managers.

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Aguero: Messi makes it look so easy]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=aguero-messi-makes-it-look-so-easy-2862292.htmlThu, 05 Jan 2017 13:23:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[How to follow The Best on FIFA.com]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=how-to-follow-the-best-on-fifa-com-2862310.htmlThu, 05 Jan 2017 07:10:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Sembrant's insight into inspirational pair]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=sembrant-s-insight-into-inspirational-pair-2862296.htmlAhead of The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com sat down with Sweden defender Linda Sembrant who reveals all about national team manager and FIFA Women’s Coach 2016 nominee Pia Sundhage, as well as former club team-mate and FIFA Women’s Player 2016 finalist Marta.

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Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:29:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Godin: Griezmann's had an amazing, spectacular year]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=godin-griezmann-s-had-an-amazing-spectacular-year-2862291.htmlFIFA.com about his friend, Atletico Madrid team-mate and 'honorary Uruguayan' Antoine Griezmann and why he believes the striker is worthy of The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award.]]>Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:10:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Santos: Cristiano is a surefire winner]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=santos-cristiano-is-a-surefire-winner-2862252.htmlFIFA.com, Portugal coach Fernando Santos talked up his national team captain’s chances of success at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards.]]>Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:16:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The countdown continues: one week to go]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-countdown-continues-one-week-to-go-2858253.htmlMon, 02 Jan 2017 18:54:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Webb: It’s about doing things the right way]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=webb-it-s-about-doing-things-the-right-way-2861298.htmlFormer referee Howard Webb, who took charge of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final in South Africa, talks to FIFA.com about The Best FIFA Football Awards™ and his part in helping decide the winner of the FIFA Fair Play Award.

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Mon, 02 Jan 2017 18:14:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Fair Play awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Kohli: I take a lot of inspiration from Ronaldo]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=kohli-i-take-a-lot-of-inspiration-from-ronaldo-2862237.htmlMon, 02 Jan 2017 14:33:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Eva Longoria and Marco Schreyl to host The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=longoria-and-schreyl-to-host-the-best-2861868.htmlMon, 02 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Marta: What it means to be The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=marta-what-it-means-to-be-the-best-2859833.html The Brazilian finalist for The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016 talks to FIFA.com about the importance of having women in the awards and what it feels like to be named Player of the Year.]]>Sat, 31 Dec 2016 14:33:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Sanchez: Ronaldo has surpassed all Real Madrid's great scorers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sanchez-ronaldo-has-surpassed-all-madrid-s-great-scorers-2862172.htmlSat, 31 Dec 2016 07:47:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[One week left to make your World11 Predictor selection]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=one-week-left-to-make-your-world11-predictor-selection-2862123.htmlFIFA.com users.]]>Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:19:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic: Ronaldo was better than Ronaldinho and Cristiano]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ibrahimovic-ronaldo-was-better-than-ronaldinho-and-cristiano-2862140.htmlFri, 30 Dec 2016 12:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Barthez: Zidane knows football]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=barthez-zidane-knows-football-2862116.htmlWe take a closer look at The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016 candidate Zinedine Zidane through the eyes of one of his former team-mates: Fabien Barthez.

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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[The physics behind Subri's swerve]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-physics-behind-subri-s-swerve-2860614.htmlFIFA.com spoke to physics and aerodynamics experts to discover just how Mohd Faiz Subri stunned the world with his incredible FIFA Puskás Award-nominated free-kick, which has drawn comparisons with Roberto Carlos’s remarkable effort almost 20 years ago.]]>Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Dabritz: I can learn a lot from Mel]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=dabritz-i-can-learn-a-lot-from-mel-2862093.htmlFIFA.com on making the top ten for The Best FIFA Women's Player Award and on final three contender Melanie Behringer - a team-mate with both Bayern Munich and Germany.]]>Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ronaldo: 2016 has been my best year]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ronaldo-2016-has-been-my-best-year-2862091.htmlWed, 28 Dec 2016 09:35:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Chicharito runs the rule over towering trio ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=chicharito-runs-the-rule-over-towering-trio-2862050.htmlFIFA.com the lowdown on his take of them.]]>Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:40:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Granero: Cristiano is like AC/DC; Messi is like reggaeton]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=granero-cristiano-is-like-ac-dc-messi-is-like-reggaeton-2862078.htmlTue, 27 Dec 2016 14:20:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The bicycle kick, football’s most spectacular sight]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-bicycle-kick-football-s-most-spectacular-sight-2862019.htmlTue, 27 Dec 2016 09:02:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Lloyd's 'day-to-day' life with Houston]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lloyd-s-day-to-day-life-with-houston-2861822.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Houston Dash coach Randy Waldrum about his experiences working with The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016 nominee Carli Lloyd at the National Women’s Soccer League club.]]>Mon, 26 Dec 2016 15:18:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The countdown continues: two weeks to go]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-countdown-continues-two-weeks-to-go-2858252.htmlMon, 26 Dec 2016 09:42:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The Thunderclap that wowed the world]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-thunderclap-that-wowed-the-world-2861928.htmlSat, 24 Dec 2016 09:09:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Guardiola: Messi is on another level]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=guardiola-messi-is-on-another-level-2862005.htmlSat, 24 Dec 2016 08:11:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Messi's remarkable rollercoaster year]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=messi-s-remarkable-rollercoaster-year-2861973.htmlFri, 23 Dec 2016 12:37:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant: Messi-Ronaldo is very difficult to decide]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kobe-bryant-messi-ronaldo-is-very-difficult-to-decide-2861960.htmlFri, 23 Dec 2016 10:34:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Excitement building for Al-Bacha ]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=excitement-building-for-al-bacha-2861824.htmlFri, 23 Dec 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017