<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedVisit FIFA.com for footballing news from across the world plus interviews and the chance to comment on the beautiful game. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:01:00 GMTTue, 26 Mar 2019 15:17:01 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1553616433470<![CDATA[Real Madrid make history in unexpected final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=real-madrid-make-history-in-unexpected-final.html<p>Real Madrid make history in unexpected final </p> Sun, 23 Dec 2018 07:15:00 GMT1553616433447<![CDATA[Bale, Caio and Borre sweep awards]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=bale-caio-and-borre-sweep-awards.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2018 05:52:00 GMT1553616433396<![CDATA[Real Madrid win third successive global crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=real-madrid-win-third-successive-global-crown.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2018 05:49:00 GMT1553616433275<![CDATA[Martinez nets farewell brace, River finish third]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=martinez-nets-farewell-brace-river-finish-third-x3695.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2018 05:47:00 GMT1553616433452<![CDATA[On-song Llorente continues family saga  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=llorente-continues-family-saga-3012452.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2018 20:54:00 GMT1553616433400<![CDATA[Borre: River just had to finish on a high note]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=river-had-to-finish-on-high-note-3012400.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2018 18:25:00 GMT1553616433086<![CDATA[Berg: It's been an unforgettable year]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=berg-we-need-to-deliver-great-final-for-our-club-3012086.html<p>After a memorable run to the quarter-finals of Russia 2018, Sweden’s Marcus Berg has been instrumental in getting his club side Al Ain to the final of UAE 2018. <strong>FIFA.com</strong> asked him about his side’s impressive form and their hopes for the final.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:46:00 GMT1553616433085<![CDATA[Solari: I love this competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=solari-i-used-to-miss-school-to-watch-club-world-cup-3012085.html<p>An ardent fan of the competition, Santiago Solari used to miss school to watch the finals of the early 1990s. Having won the Intercontinental Cup as a player, he is now gunning for Club World Cup glory as a coach.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:42:00 GMT1553616433116<![CDATA[Leo Silva: Zico's presence is very important ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=leo-silva-kashima-will-fight-for-third.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2018 06:13:00 GMT1553616432939<![CDATA[Abu Dhabi set for another final showpiece]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=abu-dhabi-set-for-another-final-showpiece.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2018 07:15:00 GMT1553616432925<![CDATA[For Bale, good things come in threes]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=for-gareth-bale-good-things-come-in-threes-3011925.html<p>Real Madrid's hat-trick hero Gareth Bale speaks exclusively with FIFA.com after his side's 3-1 victory over Kashima Antlers that booked their place in a third consecutive FIFA Club World Cup final.</p> Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:41:00 GMT1553616432923<![CDATA[Endo: We now go for bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=endo-we-now-go-for-bronze.html<p>They battled against footballing heavyweights Real Madrid in the hopes of reaching the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 final and bettering their result in the 2016 decider, but it was not to be for Kashima Antlers.</p> Wed, 19 Dec 2018 20:30:00 GMT1553616432871<![CDATA[Brilliant Bale bags hat-trick, Real reach final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=brilliant-bale-bags-hat-trick-real-reach-final.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2018 09:49:00 GMT1553616432376<![CDATA[Memories of 2016 for Kashima ahead of Real reunion]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=memories-of-2016-for-kashima-ahead-of-real-reunion.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2018 06:42:00 GMT1553616432707<![CDATA[Al Ain take pride in history-making victory ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=al-ain-take-pride-in-history-making-victory.html<p>After his side’s semi-final victory over River Plate, <strong>FIFA.com</strong> spoke with defender Ismail Ahmed about the secrets of Al Ain’s success at UAE 2018 and their aspirations for the final.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 23:05:00 GMT1553616432662<![CDATA[Jeridi: 2018 has been a wonderful year for Esperance]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=jeridi-2018-has-been-a-wonderful-year-for-esperance.html<p>FIFA.com spoke with Rami Jeridi, whose Man-of-the-Match performance helped Esperance de Tunis secure fifth place at UAE 2018.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:15:00 GMT1553616432663<![CDATA[Al Ain outlast River to reach final with shoot-out win]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=al-ain-advance-to-final-on-penalties.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2018 07:36:00 GMT1553616432551<![CDATA[Esperance prevail on penalties to finish fifth]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=esperance-prevail-on-penalties.html<p>Nine-man Esperance ended their FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 campaign on a high after a tense 6-5 penalty shoot-out win against Chivas in the match for fifth place after the game ended 1-1 after the 90 minutes at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:31:00 GMT1553616432354<![CDATA[Pride at stake for Esperance and Chivas]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=pride-at-stake-for-chivas-and-esperance-3011354.html<p>Pride at stake for Guadalajara and Esperance</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:01:00 GMT1553616432335<![CDATA[Caio: We’ll do everything to beat River]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=caio-well-do-everything-to-beat-river-3011335.html<p>Al Ain’s Caio speaks to <strong>FIFA.com</strong> about his team’s impressive results thus far at the FIFA Club World Cup. Looking ahead to semi-final opponents River Plate, the Brazilian striker says he would love to open his scoring account at UAE 2018 against the Argentinians.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:20:00 GMT1553616432320<![CDATA[Ramos: There’s no margin for error]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=ramos-no-margin-for-error-3011320.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2018 08:20:00 GMT1553616432291<![CDATA[Pratto all set to fulfil another dream  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=3011291.htmlSun, 16 Dec 2018 13:53:00 GMT1553616432290<![CDATA[Quintero: I've learned a lot from Gallardo]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=quintero-aiming-to-end-the-year-3011290.htmlSun, 16 Dec 2018 13:51:00 GMT1553616432273<![CDATA[Al Ahbabi: Al Ain determined to go as far as possible]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=al-ahbabi-were-determined-to-go-as-far-3011273.html<p>Bandar Al Ahbabi spoke with FIFA.com following Al Ain’s 3-0 triumph over Esperance and says Al Ain are aiming further than the semi-finals at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018.</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:05:00 GMT1553616432234<![CDATA[Al Ain victory tees up River Plate meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=al-ain-victory-tees-up-river-plate-meeting.htmlSat, 15 Dec 2018 06:12:00 GMT1553616432179<![CDATA[Shoma: Kashima delighted to get Real again]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=shoma-we-re-delighted-to-get-real-again.htmlSat, 15 Dec 2018 16:43:00 GMT1553616432093<![CDATA[Kashima advance, set up Real reunion ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=kashima-advance-set-up-real-reunion.htmlSat, 15 Dec 2018 06:09:00 GMT1553616431938<![CDATA[Modric: When there's a trophy at stake, we're motivated]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=when-theres-a-trophy-at-stake-were-motivated.html<p>FIFA.com hears from Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric as the FIFA Club World Cup 2017 adidas Golden Ball winner looks to help his side repeat as champions.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:08:00 GMT1553616431972<![CDATA[Elshahat: World title in Al Ain's sights]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=elshahat-world-title-in-al-ain-s-sights.html<p>Ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup opener on Wednesday, no-one expected Team Wellington to take a 3-0 lead against the host nation’s Al Ain.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:18:00 GMT1553616431936<![CDATA[Khenissi’s second chance]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=khenissi-s-second-chance.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2018 03:35:00 GMT1553616431935<![CDATA[Kashima's 2016 stars return to the world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=kashima-s-2016-stars-return-to-the-world-stage.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 16:02:00 GMT1553616431897<![CDATA[An in-depth look at River’s new guru]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=marcelo-gallardo-an-in-depth-look-at-river-s-new-guru.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 12:36:00 GMT1553616431872<![CDATA[Eisa: I never doubted our ability to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=eisa-i-never-doubted-our-ability-to-qualify.html<p>Eisa: I never doubted our ability to qualify</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:22:00 GMT1553616431865<![CDATA[Valiant Welly leave UAE with heads held high]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=valiant-welly-leave-uae-with-heads-held-high.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2018 20:43:00 GMT1553616431806<![CDATA[Al Ain advance on penalties after six-goal thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=al-ain-advance-on-penalties-after-six-goal-thriller.html<p>Al Ain came from three goals down and recorded a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win after a six-goal thriller in a captivating opening game at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:08:00 GMT1553616431664<![CDATA[Pineda: Football is all about having fun]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=pineda-hungry-to-make-history-chivas.html<p>When the pressure is on, he sticks his chest out and takes responsibility for leading his side from his midfield post. Orbelin Pineda has the skill set to break deadlocks, pick a hole in any system and create opportunities, sometimes with precise passes and sometimes by taking on and beating people.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:44:00 GMT1553616431587<![CDATA[Tips for the fans at UAE 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=tips-for-the-fans-3010587.html<p>So you’ve already purchased your ticket, and you’ve arrived in the UAE. Let’s look at some important information for matchdays and some top tips for your visit to the Emirates.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:51:00 GMT1553616431552<![CDATA[Burjeel Hospital announced as National Supporter of FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=burjeel-hospital-announced-as-national-supporter-of-fifa-club-world-cup-uae-2018.html<p>FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) are pleased to announce the signing of Burjeel Hospital as a National Supporter of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018. The competition is due to be held in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 12 to 22 December 2018.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:06:00 GMT1553616431154<![CDATA[Al Ain’s Barman harbouring final aspirations]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=barman-harbouring-final-aspirations-3010154.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2018 09:43:00 GMT1553616431147<![CDATA[Ticketing news for River Plate fans]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=ticketing-news-for-river-plate-fans.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2018 08:50:00 GMT1553616431029<![CDATA[The Solari way]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=the-solari-way-3010029.html<p>After barely two months in charge, Santiago Solari will be looking for his first title with Real Madrid at UAE 2018. We take a look at the new coach’s management style.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:47:00 GMT1553616430984<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line at UAE 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-at-uae-2018.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2018 10:36:00 GMT1553616431072<![CDATA[River run out worthy winners after challenging Libertadores campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=3010072.html<p><strong>River run out worthy winners after challenging Copa campaign</strong></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:58:00 GMT1553616431006<![CDATA[Chammam: I’m so fortunate to be an Esperance player]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=chammam-were-dreaming-of-the-final.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2018 09:39:00 GMT1553616430983<![CDATA[Russia 2018 stars descend on UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=russia-2018-stars-descend-on-uae.htmlSun, 09 Dec 2018 14:01:00 GMT1553616430982<![CDATA[Serginho: I'm proud to be representing Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=serginho-i-m-proud-to-be-representing-brazil.htmlSun, 09 Dec 2018 00:30:00 GMT1553616431007<![CDATA[Gudino gets his second chance ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=gudino-gets-his-second-chance-3010007.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2018 09:44:00 GMT1553616430966<![CDATA[River Plate triumph in Superclásico Libertadores final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=river-plate-triumph-in-superclasico-libertadores-final.htmlSun, 09 Dec 2018 22:01:00 GMT1553616430645<![CDATA[Gulley and Welly ready for maiden voyage]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=gulley-and-welly-ready-for-maiden-voyage.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2018 16:18:00 GMT