<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTTue, 19 Jun 2018 20:22:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Totti: Messi, Neymar & Ronaldo are footballing aliens]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=totti-messi-neymar-ronaldo-are-footballing-aliens-2914667.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 05:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Huppenkothen and Hierro to present European play-off draw ]]>/worldcup/news/huppenkothen-and-hierro-will-present-european-play-off-draw-2913919Renowned Mexican TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen and former Spain captain Fernando Hierro will conduct the official draw for the European playoff matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Determination fuelling Allegri's fire for 25 years]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=determination-fueling-allegri-s-fire-for-25-years-2909981.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 10:42:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[How it all began for Allegri, Conte and Zidane]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-it-all-began-for-allegri-conte-and-zidane-2910140.htmlWith Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane having been named as finalists for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2017 award, FIFA.com takes a step back in time to recall their early days in the dugout. 

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:39:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Conte’s key qualities: In his players’ words]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=conte-s-key-qualities-in-his-players-words-2909985.htmlWhat's The Best FIFA Men’s Coach finalist Antonio Conte like as a manager? FIFA.com collects the thoughts from the men who know the Italian's coaching qualities more than anyone: his players.  

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:19:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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[European nations vie for France 2019 slots]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=european-nations-vie-for-france-2019-slots-2907740.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the first two rounds of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, with the continent's giants all set to enter the fray and begin battling it out for the eight available places.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Renewed hope for Turkey, Serbia edge closer]]>/worldcup/news/renewed-hope-for-turkey-serbia-edge-closer-2907125Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Nacho: Spain must stay relaxed against Italy]]>/worldcup/news/nacho-spain-must-stay-relaxed-against-italy-2906314Fri, 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[Video Vault: Cannavaro and Italy savour World Cup glory]]>/worldcup/news/video-vault-cannavaro-and-italy-savour-world-cup-glory-2904996 In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, FIFA.com looks back at Italy's Germany 2006 triumph through the eyes of their Il Capitano, Fabio Cannavaro. ]]>Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:46:00 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[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<![CDATA[EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=euro-stars-comebacks-and-a-circus-trick-2902842.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=tournament-of-surprises-enters-knockout-stages-2902229.htmlThe UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and FIFA.com takes a look back at the tournament so far.

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[Bonucci completes AC Milan switch]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=bonucci-completes-ac-milan-switch-2901309.htmlItaly defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=europe-seeks-its-latest-footballing-heroines-2901236.htmlFIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Boban presented with fair play award]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=7/news=boban-presented-with-fair-play-award-2900731.htmlSun, 09 Jul 2017 13:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[England soar as history-makers abound in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-soar-as-history-makers-abound-in-korea-republic-2894526.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 ended in scintillating style in Suwon as England won their first ever title at this level. Fittingly capping off a tournament graced by dazzling moments, both individually and collectively, the Young Lions and Venezuela put on a final befitting a fine three weeks of action.

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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Golden trio reflect on personal glory]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=golden-trio-reflect-on-personal-glory-2894410.htmlWe hear from adidas Golden Ball winner Dominic Solanke and England team-mate Freddie Woodman, who clinched the adidas Golden Glove, as well Italy's Riccardo Orsolini - who took home the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England make history as Korea Republic curtain closes]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-crowned-u-20-champions-2894342.htmlEngland made history in Suwon as they claimed their first FIFA U-20 World Cup, capping off a scintillating tournament with a 1-0 win over Venezuela in a pulsating final.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Italy beat Uruguay on penalties to finish third]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275952/match=300367085/match-report.htmlItaly finished in third place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 after beating Uruguay 4-1 on penalties following a goalless draw.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 09:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Italy, Uruguay determined to end on high]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=italy-uruguay-determined-to-end-on-high-2893915.htmlCoaches and players from Italy and Uruguay preview the match for third place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Sat, 10 Jun 2017 05:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=teens-whites-in-blue-and-a-hollywood-goal-2893726.html Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England, Venezuela book tickets to maiden finals]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-venezuela-book-tickets-to-maiden-finals-2893755.htmlThe final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup has been decided, after England and Venezuela both came from behind to seal passage to Suwon and send themselves into their first appearances in the tournament showpiece.

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England come from behind to reach final]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275954/match=300367084/match-report.htmlEngland came from behind to beat Italy 3-1 and advance to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 final thanks to second-half strikes from Dominic Solanke and Ademola Lookman.

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Europeans make semi-final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=europeans-make-semi-final-date-2892985.htmlAn intense pair of quarter-finals saw an all-European affair get teed up in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 semi-finals as England and Italy fought their way into the final four.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Returning Dimarco lifts Italy into new territory]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=returning-dimarco-lifts-italy-into-new-territory-2892984.htmlAfter spending almost four games starved of one of their principle talents, Italy have been given a timely shot in the arm with the arrival of Federico Dimarco – one that has sent them into a first FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Ten-man Italy edge Zambia, advance to semis]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275956/match=300367060/match-report.htmlTen-man Italy beat Zambia 3-2 after extra-time in a thrilling encounter to advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Chambeshi: Football is about making history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chambeshi-football-is-about-making-history-leaving-your-name-2892574.htmlWith Zambia set to compete in their first ever FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final, coach Beston Chambeshi recalls his own Korean last-eight experience and looks ahead to their clash with Italy.

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Sun, 04 Jun 2017 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Real crowned kings of Europe, book Club World Cup place]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/247/4/index.htmlSat, 03 Jun 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[14 days to go: Italy and Spain’s penalty drama]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=14-days-to-go-italy-and-spain-s-penalty-drama-2884480.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we remember the thrilling end to the Spain-Italy semi-final in 2013.

 
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Sat, 03 Jun 2017 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Italy’s destiny in safe hands with Zaccagno]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=italy-s-destiny-in-safe-hands-with-zaccagno-2892315.htmlOriginally his side’s third-choice keeper with Gianluigi Donnarumma and Alex Meret being called into the senior squad, Andrea Zaccagno was the star of Italy’s 2-1 defeat of France in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Revenge or a first ever title defence?]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/181/7/index.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Saturday's UEFA Champions League final, where the winner will book a place to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[South American superstars and calcio’s new cape]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=south-american-superstars-and-calcio-s-new-cape-2891983.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history.]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/218/3/index.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Slender wins and six of the best confirm quarters]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=slender-wins-and-six-of-the-best-confirm-quarters-2892031.html​The FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 quarter-finals have been decided, with Mexico, Italy and USA the completing trio - though they made it their in differing fashions.

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Italy taste revenge against France]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367042/match-report.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 14:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Zidane’s five memorable Champions League moments]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/155/6/index.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 21:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Coppolaro keen to erase and rewind]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=coppolaro-keen-to-erase-and-rewind-2890801.htmlAhead of a classic encounter in world football, Italy defender Mauro Coppolaro speaks with FIFA.com about his nation's history against France and his expectations for their Round of 16 encounter at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 02:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Roma says 'arrivederci' to its favourite son]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=5/news=roma-says-arrivederci-to-its-favourite-son-2890412.htmlGiallorossi. ]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 11:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2016/2017<![CDATA[Dramatic climaxes and progression sealed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dramatic-climaxes-and-progression-sealed-2889704.htmlOn the penultimate night of FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage action a glut of teams from Group C and D ensured their names will stay among the contenders as dramatic climaxes sealed progress and heartbreak.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Japan come from behind to reach last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 May 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[A cannon, a boot and faith in youth]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-cannon-a-boot-and-faith-in-youth-2888369.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=continental-champions-stay-strong-italy-revived-2887578.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Italy back on track with South Africa win]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367053/match-report.htmlItaly beat South Africa 2-0 to get their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign back on track thanks to goals from Ricarrdo Orsolini and Andrea Favilli.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Member associations release reports on intermediaries]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=member-associations-release-reports-on-intermediaries-2884304.htmlOver the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Narrow wins the order of the day]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=narrow-wins-the-order-of-the-day-2885539.htmlLike day one of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, day two saw not a single draw, with the first four games in Groups C and D all producing decisive results.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017