<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 14 Jul 2016 19:27:00 GMTThu, 14 Jul 2016 19:27:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Pizzi making his presence felt]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=pizzi-making-his-presence-felt-2812003.htmlAfter being appointed Chile national team coach just earlier this year, Juan Antonio Pizzi steered his side to glory at last month's Copa America Centenario. FIFA.com takes a look at his La Roja reign so far.  

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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Uruguay move top, Argentina keep climbing ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=uruguay-move-top-argentina-keep-climbing-2773379.htmlWed, 30 Mar 2016 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Differing goals for South American hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=differing-goals-for-south-american-hopefuls-2772882.htmlMon, 28 Mar 2016 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Argentina and Colombia tighten the screw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=argentina-and-colombia-tighten-the-screw-2772497.htmlFri, 25 Mar 2016 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Giants collide as South American action resumes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=big-games-in-store-as-the-action-resumes-2771913.htmlWed, 23 Mar 2016 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ecuador stay perfect as Argentina, Brazil win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=ecuador-stay-perfect-as-big-two-bounce-back-2733651.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a dramatic night in South America's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with big wins for Ecuador, Uruguay and Brazil and a vital away triumph for Argentina.]]>Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Trio eye summit, big two need points]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=trio-eye-summit-big-two-need-points-2733254.htmlTue, 17 Nov 2015 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ecuador move clear as Brazil battle back to hold Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=ecuador-move-clear-as-colombia-hold-chile-2732495.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest FIFA World Cup qualifying action in South America, where a 1-1 draw between Colombia and Chile handed Ecuador the chance to move clear at the top of the standings.]]>Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Superclásico topping the bill in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=superclasico-topping-the-bill-in-south-america-2732051.htmlWed, 11 Nov 2015 19:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Trio break clear, Brazil up and running ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=trio-break-clear-brazil-up-and-running-2711796.htmlFIFA.com reviews another intriguing matchday.]]>Wed, 14 Oct 2015 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Pressure on Argentina, Brazil as quintet strive for six]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=pressure-on-argentina-brazil-as-quintet-strive-for-six-2711350.htmlTue, 13 Oct 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Argentina, Brazil slump as Uruguay soar]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=argentina-brazil-slump-as-uruguay-soar-2710425.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Germany head quartet already confirmed for Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=germany-head-quartet-already-confirmed-for-confederations-cup-2672714.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at those nations which have already qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup, and the route on offer for the four remaining slots.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:16:00 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 (TM)<![CDATA[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-return-to-challenge-upbeat-argentina-chile-2667780.html FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Cesar: Many things went through my head]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cesar-many-things-went-through-my-head-2389225.htmlBrazil's penalty shoot-out hero Julio Cesar reflects on his emotions after A Seleção overcame Chile in the Round of 16, and how memories of previous shoot-outs came flooding back to the goalkeeper. 

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Redemption for Julio, joy for James]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=heroes-sin-acta-de-nacimiento-2389140-2389204.htmlBrazil’s 34-year-old keeper Julio Cesar and Colombian wizard James Rodriguez, 12 years his junior, were the heroes as the Round of 16 got under way at Brazil 2014.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Diaz: We go home proud ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=diaz-we-go-home-proud-2389045.html FIFA in the wake of his team's heart-breaking penalty shootout defeat to Brazil, expressing pride in La Roja's performance and disappointment at the role of Lady Luck.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ronaldo: The FIFA Fan Fest is simply incredible]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ronaldo-the-fifa-fan-fest-is-simply-incredible-2389050.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FanFestKind=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[Brazil through as Chile pay the penalty ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186487/match-report.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The sharp end begins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=daily-preview-the-sharp-end-begins-2387697.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 07:54:00 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[Zamorano: This generation has broken the mould]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zamorano-this-generation-has-broken-the-mould-2388212.html​FIFA.com to compare the effervescent performances of his country to those he contributed to, and much more.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Djorkaeff: France are building something]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=djorkaeff-france-are-building-something-2388165.htmlFIFA.com about his country's chances at this edition, the importance of the collective for a team and the downfall of Spain.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Chile provide the test Scolari feared]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chile-provide-the-test-scolari-feared-2386283.htmlFIFA.com looks at the emergence of Chile, and hears from their coach and players about their progress so far and forthcoming duel with Brazil.

 

 

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 49 and 50 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-49-and-50-2387244.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 22:05:00 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 ™<![CDATA[Brazil, Mexico rise to the occasion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brazil-mexico-rise-to-the-occassion-2382478.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fer, Depay see Dutch top Group B]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186470/match-report.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Nerves for Brazil, pride for Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=nerves-for-brazil-pride-for-spain-2380838.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 02:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Carmona: We want first place]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=carmona-we-want-first-place-2381085.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 20:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Gaal: We definitely want to avoid Brazil ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=van-gaal-we-definitely-want-to-avoid-brazil-2380956.htmlFIFA about his Netherlands team's success thus far, why Chile will be their toughest opponents and his admiration for the tournament's star players.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[TV viewing breaks records in first FIFA World Cup matches ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tv-viewing-breaks-records-in-first-fifa-world-cup-matches-2378078.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wilkinson: It's the start of a new era ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=wilkinson-it-s-the-start-of-a-new-era-2377750.htmlFIFA about why the Socceroos are able to draw encouragement from Brazil 2014 despite being consigned to elimination. ]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mixed fortunes for kings in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mixed-fortunes-for-kings-in-brazil-2375903.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Chile savour Maracana redemption ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chile-savour-maracana-redemption-2376914.htmlLa Roja's greatest triumph. FIFA.com hear from Claudio Bravo about dispelling ghosts of the past.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ramos, Pedro: It’s not the end of an era]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ramos-pedro-it-s-not-the-end-of-an-era-2376916.htmlLa Roja's shock 2014 FIFA World Cup exit, which reprised Italy's group-stage exit four years ago as holders.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dazzling Chile advance, eliminate Spain]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186498/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA and LOC statement on Maracana incident]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fifa-and-loc-statement-on-maracana-incident-2376432.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 21:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Muller sets early pace, Pooladi on his shoulder]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=muller-sets-early-pace-pooladi-on-his-shoulder-2375655.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Vidal: You dream about games like this]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=vidal-you-dream-about-games-like-this-2374820.htmlA talismanic figure in the midfield for Chile, Arturo Vidal sat down with FIFA to talk making a swift recovery from knee surgery, La Roja's "suicidal approach"  and the belief they have in coach Jorge Sampaoli.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Spain seek redemption, Oranje aim to maintain sheen]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=spain-seek-redemption-oranje-aim-to-maintain-sheen-2374397.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 18-20]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-18-20-2373453.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[McGowan: Australia showed we can play]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mcgowan-australia-showed-we-can-play-2372282.htmlFIFA about Ivan Franjic being ruled out of Brazil 2014, seizing his opportunity to replace him against Chile and the confidence Australia will take into their meeting with the Netherlands.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Jedinak: We were so dominant]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=jedinak-we-were-so-dominant-2370851.htmlFIFA that their rousing performance does not make defeat easier, but expects to have little trouble motivating them for their next challenge.]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A place in history for returning Beausejour ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-place-in-history-for-returning-beausejour-2370835.htmlFIFA.com on the importance of their opening FIFA World Cup win over Australia, why this team is different to four years ago and what was a historic goal for him.]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2014 03:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ochoa heroics, Dutch delight, Chile celebrate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ochoa-heroics-dutch-delight-chile-celebrate-2370826.htmlFriday’s three games saw Mexico keeper Guillermo Ochoa make a winning FIFA World Cup™ debut, the Netherlands settle an old score and two big-name Chile players finally open their accounts in the global showpiece. 

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Sanchez stars as Chile overcome Australia]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186473/match-report.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A tasty rematch in 2014's first trio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-tasty-rematch-in-2014-s-first-trio-2368907.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 02:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spiranovic: We will have no fear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=spiranovic-we-will-have-no-fear-2368349.htmlFIFA.com and FIFA about the benefit of being familiar with Ange Postecoglou’s style and how being written off could work in Australia’s favour.]]>Thu, 12 Jun 2014 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™