<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 01 Feb 2018 20:15:00 GMTSat, 16 Jun 2018 21:59:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Brazil dominate again, Paraguay back on big stage]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=2/news=brazil-dominate-again-paraguay-back-on-big-stage-2927621.htmlBrazil booked their place at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in style, winning all their matches at the South American Championships in the age group, held in Ecuador. Joining the Brazilians in France are tournament runners-up Paraguay.

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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[South Americans vie for two tickets to France]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=south-americans-vie-for-two-tickets-to-france-2926227.htmlEcuador is all set to host the eighth edition of the South American U-20 Women’s Championship, where ten nations will be competing for two berths at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=12/news=football-christmas-presents-986316.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/una-noche-magica-para-uruguay-argentina-y-colombia-2913140-2913296Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia secured the results they needed to qualify for Russia 2018 on a dramatic final evening of qualifying in South America on which Chile and Paraguay missed out.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Germany oust Brazil as qualifying heroes soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=9/news=germany-oust-brazil-as-qualifying-heroes-soar-2907633.htmlFIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot.]]>Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Crucial tests for South American seven]]>/worldcup/news/crucial-tests-for-south-american-seven-2906765FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 16 of the CONMEBOL Russia 2018 qualifiers, a day on which none of the seven sides in contention to book a ticket to the World Cup will be able to clinch their place at next year’s world finals.

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Historic firsts for Bolivia and Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/historic-firsts-for-bolivia-and-brazil-825472 On 25 July 1993, 24 years ago today, Bolivia handed Brazil their first defeat in a FIFA World Cup qualifier, paving the way for their maiden qualification for the finals. FIFA.com looks back.

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:41:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA™
<![CDATA[Tahuichi to Azteca: Bolivia’s rise and fall]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=tahuichi-to-azteca-bolivia-s-rise-and-fall-2894815.htmlWe take a closer look at the rise and fall of Bolivia's 'golden generation', which saw them reach their first FIFA World Cup in 44 years at USA 1994, before appearing at the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup in Mexico.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Mexico 1999
<![CDATA[A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=friday-a-coast-to-coast-charge-and-a-rocket-2878879.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’.]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Shutouts, scorers and the first guests at the party]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=shutouts-scorers-and-the-first-guests-at-the-party-2878295.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with Iranian impregnability and Brazilian bliss.]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bauza: I feel like a winner]]>/worldcup/news/bauza-i-feel-like-a-winner-2876314Ahead of a mouth-watering FIFA World Cup™ qualifier between Argentina and Chile, FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza about his side's campaign so far, and his dream of guiding his team to global glory.

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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Comebacks and continental glory]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=comebacks-and-continental-glory-2875455.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany.]]>Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[South America's ten contenders aim for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-america-s-ten-contenders-aim-for-india-2867979.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[South American sextet a step closer to Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=south-american-sextet-a-step-closer-to-korea-republic-2865408.htmlSat, 28 Jan 2017 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic slots at stake in South America]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=korea-republic-slots-at-stake-in-south-america-2863710.htmlThe U-20 South American Championship begins this Wednesday in Ecuador, with the ten teams fighting it out for four places at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Battle for places set to intensify]]>/worldcup/news/battle-for-places-set-to-intensify-2850590Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil and Uruguay break clear]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-and-uruguay-break-clear-2849194Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil hit the front, Argentina slip up again]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-hit-the-front-argentina-slip-up-again-2842845Albiceleste now three games without a win.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[South American hopefuls minding the gap]]>/worldcup/news/south-american-hopefuls-minding-the-gap-2842465FIFA.com looks at how each of the South American contenders is shaping up ahead of a vital round of fixtures.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America<![CDATA[Top five break clear]]>/worldcup/news/top-five-break-clear-2841207Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil return as Gibraltar and Kosovo make history]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2016/m=9/news=brazil-return-as-gibraltar-and-kosovo-makes-history-2832918.htmlThu, 15 Sep 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Points to be made in South America]]>/worldcup/news/points-to-be-made-in-south-america-2830762Tuesday’s five CONMEBOL qualifiers could see plenty of changes at the top. FIFA.com looks ahead to another exciting round of matches in South America.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America
<![CDATA[Penalties, profligacy and prolific scoring]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=penalties-profligacy-and-prolific-scoring-2824216.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a prolific penalty-winner in Turin and profligacy in Eindhoven.]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Qualifying returns with coaching changes aplenty ]]>/worldcup/news/qualifying-returns-with-coaching-changes-aplenty-2824091Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Peru’s Cueva keen to keep on learning]]>/worldcup/news/peru-s-cueva-keen-to-keep-on-learning-2823720The first trophy that Christian Cueva won in his career as a professional footballer was, believe it or not, a bull.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Argentina stay perfect, Chile into last eight]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/182/9/index.htmlChile came from behind to beat Panama and progress to the quarter-finals, while Argentina eased past Bolivia to maintain their 100-percent record.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Argentina reach quarters, Chile on course]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/096/3/index.htmlArgentina beat Panama on Friday to coast into the last eight of the Copa America Centenario, while Chile recovered from their opening-day defeat to La Albiceleste to edge out Bolivia.

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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 04:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Flying start for Panama, payback for Argentina]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/280/025/8/index.htmlGood football, intensity and goals were all in evidence as Group D of the Copa America Centenario got underway on Monday, with Panama and Argentina registering respective 2-1 wins over Bolivia and Chile.

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Sixteen chase a Copa dream]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/279/957/2/index.htmlThe Copa America, the oldest international competition in the world, is celebrating its centenary this year. FIFA.com previews the event, which will be held across the USA starting on Friday and running to Sunday 26 June. 

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Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario
<![CDATA[Evo Morales' team hosts 'Amigos de Gianni' in Cochabamba]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=evo-morales-team-hosts-amigos-de-gianni-in-cochabamba-2773533.htmlCochabamba was gripped by football fever as a squad captained by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales welcomed on Thursday the team of FIFA President Gianni Infantino and football greats for a friendly match.

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Uruguay move top, Argentina keep climbing ]]>/worldcup/news/uruguay-move-top-argentina-keep-climbing-2773379Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Bursting, bouncing and bulletproof]]>/news/y=2016/m=3/news=bursting-bouncing-and-bulletproof-2769291.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a ‘bouncing’ farewell and 30x3.]]>Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Goal gluts and finished famines]]>/news/y=2016/m=2/news=goal-gluts-and-finished-famines-2766627.html Droughts dissolving for an Argentinian flea and a Bolivian force decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with records falling on Australia’s west coast and Spain’s east coast.]]>Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Rough draw for Copa hosts USA]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/276/637/4/index.htmlMon, 22 Feb 2016 02:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2016 Centenario<![CDATA[Big three through from South America]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=sudamerica-confirma-a-sus-potencias-2765296-2765386.htmlBrazil took the honours at the South American qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, with Argentina and Paraguay securing the other two places on offer in Asuncion.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Title joy and a ten-goal triumph]]>/news/y=2015/m=12/news=title-joy-and-a-ten-goal-triumph-2747607.htmlWed, 23 Dec 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Ecuador stay perfect as Argentina, Brazil win]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-stay-perfect-as-big-two-bounce-back-2733651FIFA.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™<![CDATA[Ecuador move clear as Brazil battle back to hold Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-move-clear-as-colombia-hold-chile-2732495FIFA.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™<![CDATA[Argentina, Brazil slump as Uruguay soar]]>/worldcup/news/argentina-brazil-slump-as-uruguay-soar-2710425FIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/264/579/0/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2015<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=let-the-copa-commence-2591391.htmlOn 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Pacheco powering Peruvian ambition ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=pacheco-powering-peruvian-ambition-2544074.htmlFIFA.com spoke to their chief goal-threat Fernando Pacheco.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[South Americans take aim for New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=south-americans-take-aim-for-new-zealand-2015-2506771.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[San Lorenzo seize the holy grail]]>/live-scores/copalibertadores/news/newsid/242/166/1/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at a historic edition of South America's premier continental club competition.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Gunning for the final]]>/live-scores/copalibertadores/news/newsid/240/872/5/index.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the games.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Copa Libertadores quartet return to action]]>/live-scores/copalibertadores/news/newsid/240/719/0/index.htmlAfter breaking off for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the Copa Libertadores resumes this week with the semi-final first legs. FIFA.com previews both ties.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[A treble, a titan and a teen ]]>/news/y=2014/m=5/news=a-treble-a-titan-and-a-teen-2341662.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 21 May 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=women-round-march-2014-2306393.htmlMon, 31 Mar 2014 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News