<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 05 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMTFri, 21 Sep 2018 10:05:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925908.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.]]>Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=12/news=australia-hit-all-time-high-as-usa-end-2017-on-top-2924260.htmlUSA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Paying tribute to Chapecoense, one year on]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=11/news=paying-tribute-to-chapecoense-one-year-on-2921560.htmlTue, 28 Nov 2017 10:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-foden-lead-individual-honours-2918145.htmlFootball may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brazao: It's a recognition of my work]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brazao-it-s-a-recognition-of-my-work-2918160.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-savour-sweet-taste-of-victory-brazil-finish-third-2918108.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil beat luckless Mali to finish third]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275923/match=300394747/match-report.htmlBrazil claimed third place at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Mali at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=join-us-behind-the-scenes-on-the-final-day-of-india-2017-2917737.htmlFri, 27 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-hailed-as-a-fantastic-tournament-2917676.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Campbell: The standard in India has been very high]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=campbell-the-standard-in-india-has-been-very-high-2917647.htmlSol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England and Spain set up all-European final]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-and-spain-set-up-all-european-final-2917594.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Vintage year for England's youngsters]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=vintage-year-for-england-s-youngsters-2917573.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brewster takes Three Lions to the final ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275925/match=300394753/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-semi-final-match-to-take-place-in-kolkata-2916902.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=spain-and-brazil-complete-semi-final-line-up-2916594.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil comeback leads them to last four]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394751/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 17:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[When Neymar became Neymar]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=when-neymar-became-neymar-2916266.htmlWith Neymar in the running for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2017 at The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com looks back to 2010 and an audacious goal that set tongues wagging and served notice of a special emerging talent. 

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Leipzig duo looking to fire Germany into semis]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=leipzig-duo-looking-to-fire-germany-into-semis-2916207.htmlFIFA.com sat down with RB Leipzig duo Elias Abouchabaka and Nicolas Kuhn.]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2916023.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Two former champions round out quarter-final line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=two-former-champions-round-out-quarter-final-line-ups-2915930.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil see off Honduras to reach last eight]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394749/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Lucio: No reason to get complacent]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=lucio-no-reason-to-get-complacent-2914870.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA World Cup™ winner Lucio ahead of Brazil's Round of 16 tie against Honduras to discuss the U-17 World Cup and football in India.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Five-time global queen Marta talks The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=five-time-global-queen-marta-talks-the-best-2914160.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 15:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Favourites live up to their billing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-live-up-to-their-billing-2914452.htmlFri, 13 Oct 2017 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil see off Niger to win group]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394726/match-report.htmlFirst-half goals from Lincoln and Brenner gave Brazil a 2-0 victory over Niger and top spot in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes]]>/worldcup/news/2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-3-496-204-tickets-requested-as-the-first--2913903Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far]]>/worldcup/news/2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-first-sales-period-to-conclude-on-12-octob-2913511Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Three go through on day of big wins and shocks]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=three-go-through-on-day-of-big-wins-and-shocks-2913068.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 19:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil go through to knockout stages]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394729/match-report.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-scrape-opening-wins-as-niger-make-history-2911531.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 19:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazil come from behind to beat Spain]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394728/match-report.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paulinho: Brazil's Mr Versatile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=paulinho-brazil-s-mr-versatile-2910303.htmlThu, 05 Oct 2017 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-17-world-cup-2910235.htmlFIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India welcomes the stars of tomorrow]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-welcomes-the-stars-of-tomorrow-2910156.htmlFIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=facts-and-figures-about-india-2017-2910054.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=talented-youngsters-set-for-indian-odyssey-2909087.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Ronaldinho: The U-17 World Cup will always be close to my heart]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ronaldinho-the-u-17-world-cup-will-always-be-close-to-my-heart-2908792.htmlWhile he needs no introduction these days, 20 years ago Ronaldinho was making his first triumphant steps on the international stage when he lifted the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Sissi: France 2019 will be a high-level tournament]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=sissi-france-2019-will-be-a-high-level-tournament-2907519.htmlBrazil legend Sissi speaks to FIFA.com about the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her role in selecting the nominees for The Best FIFA Women's Player award.

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Sissi's golden goal]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-sissi-s-golden-goal-2907473.htmlMon, 11 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Video Vault: Edu revels in compatriots' global glory]]>/worldcup/news/video-vault-edu-revels-in-compatriots-global-glory-2907218FIFA.com hears from former Brazil midfielder Edu Gaspar about what A Seleção's triumph at Korea/Japan 2002 meant to him.]]>Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2904494.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2903236.htmlThis week we hear from Chapecoense airplane crash survivor Alan Ruschel after an emotional night at the Camp Nou, Ronaldo reflects on his 1994 FIFA World Cup experience as a 17-year-old and Netherlands head coach Sarina Wiegman's achievements are put into context.

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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 09:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Big and little, old and new]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=big-and-little-old-and-new-2903831.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles.]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News