<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 05 Feb 2018 16:52:00 GMTFri, 21 Sep 2018 09:27:21 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=2/news=fifa-secretary-general-meets-spanish-authorities-2-2928045.htmlFIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura met with Inigo Mendez de Vigo, the Spanish Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, in Madrid on Tuesday 5 February. Also present at the meeting were Jose Ramon Lete, the president of the Spanish Sports Council, and Juan Luis Larrea, the president of the Spanish Football Association (RFEF).

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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Secretary GeneralKind=News
<![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[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[Torrejon: I hope we can host a World Cup one day]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=torrejon-i-hope-we-can-host-a-world-cup-one-day-2920612.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.

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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-in-numbers-2918336.htmlThe FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com.

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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![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[Brewster hails amazing England triumph]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-hails-amazing-england-triumph-2918150.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 21:05:00 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[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[England come back to win first U-17 World Cup title]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275921/match=300394752/match-report.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 17:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[England rematch excites Spain skipper Ruiz]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-rematch-excites-spain-skipper-ruiz-2917780.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[Generous Gelabert glad to be of assistance ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=generous-gelabert-glad-to-be-of-assistance-2917616.htmlFIFA.com caught up with playmaker Cesar Gelabert, who talks about receiving advice from his footballing father and the satisfaction he gets from making assists.]]>Wed, 25 Oct 2017 20:05:00 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[Ruiz tees up European rematch ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275925/match=300394748/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Spain, Mali hoping for a different ending ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=spain-mali-each-hoping-for-a-different-ending-2917356.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 01:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gomez walks the tightrope for Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:09:00 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[Spain set up Mali showdown]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394738/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 14:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Spain stars doing homework off the pitch]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=spain-stars-doing-homework-off-the-pitch-2916029.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:09:00 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[Messi cracks another milestone]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=messi-cracks-another-milestone-2915976.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 05:51:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=iran-make-history-as-england-mali-and-spain-advance-2915669.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Late penalty sends Spain through ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394750/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=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[Moha: I got into football because of Zidane]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=moha-i-got-into-football-because-of-zidane-2914466.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 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[Spain sail into Round of 16]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394723/match-report.htmlFri, 13 Oct 2017 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Yun Min, Korea DPR's motivational skipper]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=yun-min-korea-dpr-s-motivational-young-captain-2914059.htmlAhead of his country's crunch game against Spain at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, FIFA.com sat down with Korea DPR captain Yun Min, who talks bouncing back from the Brazil loss and dreams of reaching the knockout stages of India 2017. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=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[Spain finally flex muscles in Group D]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394725/match-report.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=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[Mboula’s Messi-style marvel]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=mboula-s-messi-style-marvel-2910258.htmlFIFA.com continues our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by shining the spotlight on Jordi Mboula's amazing solo goal for Barcelona's youth team.

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:54:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Humble and hard working: The qualities of Keylor Navas]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=humble-and-hard-working-the-qualities-of-keylor-navas-2909534.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Costa Rica's Christian Bolanos and Kendall Waston about the qualities that make Keylor Navas a finalist for The Best FIFA Goalkeeper 2017 award.]]>Wed, 27 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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[Nacho: Madrid want to make history again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Renewed hope for Turkey, Serbia edge closer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Nacho: Spain must stay relaxed against Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/heavyweight-duels-await-as-stakes-rise-in-europe-2905711Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:30:00 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[European quartet secure France 2018 berths]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=european-trio-secure-france-2018-berths-2904125.htmlEngland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018