<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTThu, 01 Dec 2016 11:36:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Hudson: Playing against host nation is huge]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hudson-playing-against-host-nation-is-huge-2855501.htmlFIFA.com his thoughts on playing hosts Russia, CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico and European champions Portugal in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Russia 2017 Official Draw in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-russia-2017-official-draw-in-numbers-2855046.htmlWith just hours to go before the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 in Kazan, FIFA.com reveals some key facts and figures on the event.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[USD 20 million in prize money for FIFA Confederations Cup teams]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usd-20-million-in-prize-money-for-fifa-confederations-cup-teams-2855001.htmlThe Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup, under the chairmanship of Vitaly Mutko, has confirmed that a total prize pool of USD 20m will be shared among the eight participating teams.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Confederation champions poised to find out their fate]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=confederation-champions-poised-to-find-out-their-fate-2854775.htmlFIFA.com's exclusive coverage.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Follow Saturday's Russia 2017 draw live on FIFA.com]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=follow-saturday-s-russia-2017-draw-live-on-fifa-com-2854456.htmlFIFA.com will be streaming live on Saturday 26 November as the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 takes place at the Kazan Tennis Academy.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Draw procedures of the Official Draw confirmed]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-procedures-of-the-official-draw-confirmed-2854215.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Osorio: Mexico’s win was an emotional hit for USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=osorio-mexico-s-win-was-an-emotional-hit-for-usa-2854136.htmlJuan Carlos Osorio believes Mexico’s upset victory in the USA led to the Stars and Stripes' 4-0 defeat in Costa Rica and the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Osorio: Mexico have made a good start]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=osorio-mexico-have-made-a-good-start-2851830.htmlThu, 17 Nov 2016 15:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Hex heavyweights back in the saddle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hex-heavyweights-back-in-the-saddle-2850225.htmlHexagonal openers on the road and will be eager to keep up the form on Matchday 2 of CONCACAF's final qualifying round for Russia 2018.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Torres: Panama need to make home advantage count]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=torres-panama-need-to-make-home-advantage-count-2849932.htmlIn an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, defensive linchpin Roman Torres talks bouncing back from a lengthy injury lay-off and Panamanian hopes of reaching the World Cup for the very first time.

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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 10:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Fifth time the charm for Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifth-time-the-charm-for-mexico-2849563.htmlFor 15 years, Mexico’s matches in Columbus only ended one way – with the bitter taste of 2-0 defeat - yet this 11 November decisive interventions from Miguel Layun and Rafael Marquez helped break the curse at the fifth attempt. 

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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Howard: You can't play emotionally against Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=howard-you-can-t-play-emotionally-against-mexico-2848863.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Rossi: Mexico have underachieved in World Cups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rossi-mexico-have-underachieved-in-world-cups-2848755.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2016 13:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ochoa: USA clash is special for Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ochoa-usa-clash-is-special-for-mexico-2848216.htmlFIFA.com about El Tri's outlook after their Copa America Centenario humbling and looks forward to the vital upcoming qualifiers against USA and Panama.]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Onyewu: My stare down with Borgetti will live forever]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=onyewu-my-stare-down-with-borgetti-will-live-forever-2847733.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Yana Churikova and Andrey Malakhov to present FIFA Confederations Cup draw]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=yana-churikova-and-andrey-malakhov-to-present-fifa-confederations-cup--2847587.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Orozco: Everybody talks about my goal in the Azteca ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=orozco-everybody-talks-about-my-goal-in-the-azteca-2845246.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2016 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Two tickets left in CONCACAF scrap]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=two-tickets-left-in-concacaf-scrap-2830647.htmlFIFA.com previews Tuesday's final matchday of semi-final round qualifying in the CONCACAF zone, where USA and Honduras are hoping to book their places in the Hexagonal

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Punyed seeking points in CONCACAF struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=punyed-seeking-points-in-concacaf-struggle-2824040.htmlEl Salvador midfielder Pablo Punyed speaks with FIFA.com about his nation's chances in reaching the "Hexagonal" round of Russia 2018 qualifying and his time playing club football in Iceland.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The English kings in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=the-english-kings-in-numbers-2813060.htmlFIFA.com highlights some more intriguing numbers behind England's triumph.]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[Lovchev: Playing in World Cup Opening Match is a once-in-a-lifetime experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=lovchev-playing-in-world-cup-opening-match-is-a-once-in-a-lifetime-exp-2790706.htmlFormer Soviet Union defender Evgeny Lovchev looks back at the 1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico Opening Match with FIFA.com​ in celebration of the Estadio Azteca's 50-year anniversary.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 09:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico ™
<![CDATA[Edgar: Canada need to qualify for a World Cup ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=edgar-canada-need-to-qualify-for-a-world-cup-2770622.htmlSat, 19 Mar 2016 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Familiar duo qualify as Mexico exit early]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=2/news=familiar-duo-qualify-as-mexico-exit-early-2766512.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Texas where USA and Canada, qualified with relative ease for the 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament in Rio de Janeiro.]]>Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s elite enter the fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=concacaf-s-elite-enter-the-fray-2732099.html Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and a struggling USA all join in on CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018 on Friday. FIFA.com takes a closer look at the action ahead. ]]>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Osorio: The Mexico job excites me]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=osorio-the-mexico-job-excites-me-2729509.htmlFIFA.com about his new challenge with El Tri, vision for the game and coaching role-models.]]>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying stars making MLS play-off push]]>/live-scores/news/y=2015/m=10/news=world-cup-qualifying-stars-making-mls-play-off-push-2722135.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at a few of the footballers who are seeking domestic glory, while also fighting for a spot at Russia 2018 as their countries compete in FIFA World Cup qualifiers around the globe.]]>Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Mexico claim CONCACAF's spot at Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=mexico-claim-concacaf-s-spot-at-confederations-cup-2710781.htmlSun, 11 Oct 2015 05:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[CONCACAF hopefuls learn their fate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=concacaf-hopefuls-learn-their-fate-2667907.htmlFIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Coaches reflect on Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=coaches-reflect-on-brazil-2014-2439107.htmlFIFA invited coaches and directors of football from the member associations of the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL zones to Panama for a two-day conference, and FIFA.com was on hand to speak with several coaches from Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Volunteer reflects on 'amazing' experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=kiana-i-felt-part-of-the-wold-cup-2417702-2418043.htmlFIFA.com, the volunteer worker talked candidly about the “most intense month” of her life.]]>Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Germans reign as Brazil thrills the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=germans-reign-as-brazil-thrills-the-world-2404806.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a classic FIFA World Cup, with Brazil 2014 having served up upsets, controversy, thrilling football and outstanding goals before culminating in a landmark Maracana triumph for Germany.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Santana: Messi looks like a plumber]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=santana-messi-looks-like-a-plumber-2403961.htmlFIFA.com ahead of his performance at the Brazil 2014 Final on why Germany will be victorious, performing the Maracana and why he admires Lionel Messi.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi, Rodriguez and keepers thrive]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-rodriguez-and-keepers-thrive-2390432.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A cool first and a historic triumph]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-cool-first-and-a-historic-triumph-2390305.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 02:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Herrera: I want to finish what we've started]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=herrera-i-want-to-finish-what-we-ve-started-2390168.htmlFIFA.com about Mexico's defeat by the Netherlands and pride at their FIFA World Cup campaign.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch duo revel in late win ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dutch-duo-revel-in-late-win-2389453.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch delight at late turnaround]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186508/match-report.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fab four to become terrific two]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fab-four-to-become-terrific-two-2388325.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Guardado: We want to make Mexican football history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=guardado-we-want-to-make-mexican-football-history-2388263.htmlFIFA.com about scoring a FIFA World Cup goal, his admiration for Rafael Marquez and Mexico's showdown with the Netherlands.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 51 and 52]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-51-and-52-2388292.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sneijder: We have to go for the cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=sneijder-we-have-to-go-for-the-cup-2386890.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The World Cup group stage in quotes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-world-cup-group-stage-in-quotes-2388217.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 00:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF and Africa enter brave new world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=concacaf-and-africa-enter-brave-new-world-2388146.html​FIFA.com​ reflects on how representatives from CONCACAF and Africa are setting new standards for their regions at Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Chicharito back amongst the goals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chicharito-back-amongst-the-goals-2383353.htmlEl Tri, with Chicharito netting on the biggest stage of all in a crucial encounter against Mexico.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Oranje’s Depay shines once more]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=oranje-s-depay-shines-once-more-2383339.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 03:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™