<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 30 Nov 2017 16:45:00 GMTMon, 18 Jun 2018 17:48:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Coaching quartet voice Final Draw hopes]]>/worldcup/news/coaching-quartet-voice-final-draw-hopes-2922017-2922092FIFA.com spoke with four coaches ahead of Friday’s Final Draw at the State Kremlin Palace and asked them what they are hoping for from the event.]]>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Ticos made to wait, Panama up to third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-made-to-wait-panama-up-to-third-2906984Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ticos eye qualification as USA, Panama scrap for third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-eye-qualification-as-usa-panama-scrap-for-third-2906675Costa Rica can become the second team through from the CONCACAF region with a victory over already-qualified Mexico, while USA will seek to bounce back from their defeat against Los Ticos against Honduras. FIFA.com previews these and the other matches in the region. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Mexico on brink of reaching Russia]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-on-brink-of-reaching-russia-2905999Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Two tickets left in CONCACAF scrap]]>/worldcup/news/two-tickets-left-in-concacaf-scrap-2830647FIFA.com previews Tuesday's final matchday of semi-final round qualifying in the CONCACAF zone, where USA and Honduras are hoping to book their places in the Hexagonal

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Urena: Goalscoring is my business]]>/worldcup/news/urena-goalscoring-is-my-business-2769370FIFA.com sat down with Costa Rica striker Marcos Urena, who recalls scoring at Brazil 2014 and looks ahead to Los Ticos' double header against Jamaica in CONCACAF Zone qualifying for Russia 2018.]]>Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pinto, the man who made Costa Rica fly]]>/worldcup/news/pinto-the-man-who-made-costa-rica-fly-2440393Former Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his 2014 FIFA World Cup™ experience with Los Ticos, his goalkeeping hero Keylor Navas and his own future.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=world-champions-germany-on-top-2406169.htmlThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[48 stars in the Brazilian sky]]>/worldcup/news/48-stars-in-the-brazilian-sky-2405540More than four million votes were cast for the Budweiser Man of the Match awards during the course of Brazil 2014, with 48 different players picking up the accolade. Leading the way was Lionel Messi with four. 

 

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Finalists in contention for Golden Glove ]]>/worldcup/news/finalists-in-contention-for-golden-glove-2403278Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=GoldenGloveStoryKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Penalty tips and strategies]]>/worldcup/news/estrategias-para-los-doce-pasos-2401168-2401321Penalties have come to the fore ever since substitute Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul knocked out Costa Rica. FIFA.com speaks with players, goalkeepers and coaches about their own recipes for spot-kick success. 

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Who has been your top goalkeeper?]]>/worldcup/news/who-has-been-your-top-goalkeeper-2401216FIFA.com wants you to let us know your opinion.]]>Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Kuyt: We're one team with one goal ]]>/worldcup/news/kuyt-we-re-one-team-with-one-goal-2400969FIFA about the pressures of the penalty shootout, the strength of the Netherlands squad and the challenge of facing Argentina in the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Krul: I told penalty takers I knew their plan]]>/worldcup/news/krul-i-told-penalty-takers-i-knew-their-plan-2400793​FIFA.com​ hears the immediate post-match reaction of Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul after he entered the action in tense circumstances to help his country overcome Costa Rica on penalties and reach the semi-finals.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 09:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[A job very well done for tired Ticos]]>/worldcup/news/a-job-very-well-done-for-tired-ticos-2400800Sun, 06 Jul 2014 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Tenacity triumphs as last four completed ]]>/worldcup/news/tenacity-triumphs-as-last-four-completed-2400196FIFA.com rounds up the action from another dramatic day at Brazil 2014.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 01:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Sub Krul wins shoot-out for Dutch]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255953/match=300186488/match-report.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 23:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Guimaraes: Costa Rica deserve to be here]]>/worldcup/news/guimaraes-costa-rica-deserve-to-be-here-2399828Tico midfielder Celso Borges and a veteran of three FIFA World Cups as a player and coach, Alexandre Guimaraes spoke to FIFA.com about the progress the Costa Rican game is making.]]>Sat, 05 Jul 2014 02:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Ruiz: We want more]]>/worldcup/news/ruiz-we-want-more-subbed-2398927FIFA.com talks to captain Bryan Ruiz about Costa Rica's incredible run, a last-eight date with a familiar Dutch side, and his desire to keep the Tico dream alive here in Brazil.]]>Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Ticos' Campbell growing up fast ]]>/worldcup/news/tico-campbell-growing-up-fast-2397995He may be the youngest player in a Costa Rican side making history in Brazil but Joel Campbell is playing like an old pro and FIFA.com caught up with the No9 and his veteran team-mates to learn more about this young Tico who is learning his trade on the job.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 59 and 60]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-59-and-60-2398368Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Which four teams will reach the semis?]]>/worldcup/news/which-four-teams-will-reach-the-semis-2395884FIFA.com wants to know which quartet you think will win the France-Germany,
Brazil-Colombia, Argentina-Belgium and Netherlands-Costa Rica quarter-finals.]]>
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Costa Rica gripped by football fever]]>/worldcup/news/costa-rica-gripped-by-football-fever-2390925Ticos making history in Brazil, it was a Monday like no other in Costa Rica. as FIFA.com discovers.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Memory serves nerveless Navas well]]>/worldcup/news/memory-serves-nerveless-navas-well-2390321Goalkeeper Keylor Navas tells FIFA how his memories of training with an old team-mate helped him make history with Costa Rica.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[A cool first and a historic triumph]]>/worldcup/news/a-cool-first-and-a-historic-triumph-2390305Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Navas-inspired Ticos win shootout, reach quarters]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186459/match-report.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Fab four to become terrific two]]>/worldcup/news/fab-four-to-become-terrific-two-2388325Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679FIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Bolanos: Football makes me feel young]]>/worldcup/news/bolanos-football-makes-me-feel-young-2388179FIFA.com about Costa Rica's charge into the Round of 16, why they are hungrier than they have been at previous tournaments and why his job makes him feel like a kid. ]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 51 and 52]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-51-and-52-2388292Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[CONCACAF and Africa enter brave new world]]>/worldcup/news/concacaf-and-africa-enter-brave-new-world-2388146​FIFA.com​ reflects on how representatives from CONCACAF and Africa are setting new standards for their regions at Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Djorkaeff: France are building something]]>/worldcup/news/djorkaeff-france-are-building-something-2388165FIFA.com about his country's chances at this edition, the importance of the collective for a team and the downfall of Spain.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Shaw: I'm excited about England's future ]]>/worldcup/news/shaw-i-m-excited-about-england-s-future-2385494 FIFA.com about his first FIFA World Cup experience and why England have plenty to be positive about despite a frustrating Brazil 2014 campaign.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Borges: I'm proud to have emulated my dad ]]>/worldcup/news/borges-i-m-proud-to-have-emulated-my-dad-2384235FIFA.com about the advice his father, Alexandre Borges Guimaraes - who helped Los Ticos make history at Italy 1990 - has given him en route to their latest landmark achievement. ]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Ticos top group with England draw]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186484/match-report.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Lambert: The World Cup is ruthless ]]>/worldcup/news/lambert-the-world-cup-is-ruthless-2382226Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Brazilian love affair for Los Ticos]]>/worldcup/news/brazilian-love-affair-for-los-ticos-2382089FIFA.com had the pleasure of witnessing how this mutual love affair is blossoming on Brazilian shores.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[The match that made Belo Horizonte famous]]>/worldcup/news/the-match-that-made-belo-horizonte-famous-2380769FIFA.com hears from players, a historian and the match ball boy.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 37-40]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-37-40-2380902Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Ruiz stuns Italy, sends Costa Rica through]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186500/match-report.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Quartet eye knockout stage]]>/worldcup/news/quartet-eye-knockout-stage-2377044Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Feints and fightbacks continue the thrills]]>/worldcup/news/feints-and-fightbacks-continue-the-thrills-2371981Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Italy fairy tale inspires Ticos heroes]]>/worldcup/news/italy-fairy-tale-inspires-ticos-heroes-2372055FIFA.com.]]>Sun, 15 Jun 2014 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Costa Rican comeback undoes Uruguay]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186489/match-report.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Chiellini: Buffon and Pirlo make Italy play]]>/worldcup/news/chiellini-buffon-pirlo-make-italy-play-2369513FIFA.com about the importance of the Juventus veterans.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Robson: England must beat Italy]]>/worldcup/news/robson-england-must-beat-italy-2368072FIFA.com about England's nice blend of youth and experience, as well as his hope that Roy Hodgson's men can go all the way to the semi-finals like he did in 1990.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 5-8]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-5-8-2368666Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[5 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/5-days-to-go-2354927FIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at two of the tournament's most well-travelled coaches.]]>Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Gonzalez: History's in our grasp]]>/worldcup/news/gonzalez-history-s-in-our-grasp-2353882FIFA.com spoke to Costa Rica centre-half Giancarlo Gonzalez, one of the main reasons why Los Ticos boasted the tightest defence in the CONCACAF qualifiers.

 

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™