<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 11 Oct 2017 08:31:00 GMTMon, 18 Jun 2018 13:15:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[A Russian extravaganza & another German triumph]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=a-russian-extravaganza-another-german-triumph-2900280.htmlAfter two weeks of action that only whet the appetite further for a return to Russia in 2018, we look over the numbers and the standout memories from the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and Germany's victory.

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Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Six things that will stay with the world champions]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=six-things-that-will-stay-with-the-world-champions-2900230.htmlThe FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is now history – and while the same can be said of the Germany line-up assembled specifically for this tournament and unlikely ever to appear together again, the past three weeks in Russia have certainly left their mark.

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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Captain Bravo speaks for a nation]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=captain-bravo-speaks-for-a-nation-2900254.htmlFIFA.com caught up with defeated Chilean captain, and adidas Golden Glove winner, Claudio Bravo after the FIFA Confederations Cup final in which La Roja came up just short against Germany.

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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Awards list dominated by victorious Germans]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=awards-list-dominated-by-victorious-germans-2900157.htmlSun, 02 Jul 2017 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Germany punish profligate Chile]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274645/match=300334881/match-report.htmlSun, 02 Jul 2017 21:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Chile or Germany: which team will Russia support?]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=chile-or-germany-which-team-will-russia-support-2899716.htmlSun, 02 Jul 2017 08:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Vargas: Every striker dreams of scoring a title-winning goal]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=vargas-every-striker-dreams-of-scoring-a-title-winning-goal-2899646.htmlThird on the list of Chile's all-time goalscorers, Eduardo Vargas speaks with FIFA about one of his dreams as a forward on the eve of La Roja's FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 final against Germany.

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Sat, 01 Jul 2017 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chile-Germany: What we learned from their Group B match]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chile-germany-what-we-learned-from-their-group-b-match-2899580.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the initial clash between Chile and Germany, and draws some conclusions ahead of the showpiece match in Saint Petersburg on Sunday.]]>Fri, 30 Jun 2017 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Confederations Cup Closing Ceremony: dance, football, Ronaldo and a whole host of surprises]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=confederations-cup-closing-ceremony-dance-football-ronaldo-and-a-whole-2899574.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 19:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Preview: Chile v Germany]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274645/match=300334881/preview.htmlRegardless of what happens in the FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 final in St. Petersburg, one thing is sure. After Brazil (4 titles), France (2), Argentina, Mexico and Denmark (1 each), there will be a new name on the trophy.

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Bravo the hero as Chile advance after penalties]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274641/match=300334882/match-report.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 22:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Isla: Chile are enjoying a wonderful period]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=isla-chile-are-enjoying-a-wonderful-period-2898892.htmlMauricio Isla speaks to FIFA.com about facing up to Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in the Confederations Cup semi-finals and what his approach will be to that task.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[The dream is real for Bruno Alves]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-dream-is-real-for-bruno-alves-2898693.htmlFIFA.com about his joy at representing Portugal and why a final in Saint Petersburg would hold particular significance for him.]]>Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Preview: Portugal v Chile]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274641/match=300334882/preview.htmlThe reigning European champions meet the reigning two-time Copa America champions at the Kazan Arena at 21:00 (local time) on Wednesday to fight it out for a place in the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Group stage deemed a success by FIFA and LOC]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=group-stage-deemed-a-success-by-fifa-and-loc-2898663.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Ambitious Socceroos hailed by the best]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=ambitious-socceroos-hailed-by-the-best-2898584.htmlAustralia may have missed a ticket to the Confederations Cup semi-final but they have grown enormously after three challenging matches in Russia, which augers well for their upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chile make their point]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chile-make-their-point-2898646.htmlAfter Chile’s 1-1 draw with Australia on Sunday saw them advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, we take a closer look at the match and at their chances of progressing past Portugal.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Germany ease through, Aussies make Chile sweat]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=germany-ease-through-aussies-make-chile-sweat-2898549.htmlWhile both Group B favourites at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 successfully navigated their way to the semi-finals, Germany and Chile enjoyed very different matches against Cameroon and Australia respectively. FIFA.com rounds up the action.

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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Point enough for Chile to progress]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334879/match-report.htmlSun, 25 Jun 2017 18:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Hernandez: We’re good enough to take on anyone]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=hernandez-we-re-good-enough-to-take-on-anyone-2898085.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Chile midfielder Pablo 'Tucu' Hernandez, who says La Roja are not taking their final Group B game against Australia lightly, despite being almost assured of qualification for the semi-finals.

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[All to play for in Group B as Sanchez rewrites records]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=all-to-play-for-in-group-b-as-sanchez-rewrites-records-2897570.htmlGroup B at Russia 2017 remains delicately poised after a day of 1-1 draws that left all four teams in exactly the same positions they held on Thursday morning. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Germany, Chile play out entertaining stalemate]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334884/match-report.htmlChile and Germany played out a lively 1-1 draw, with the point earned in front of 38,222 supporters in Kazan maintaining the pair's spots as top and second side respectively in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group B.

 
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Low looks to learn from flexible Chile]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=low-looks-to-learn-from-flexible-chile-2897200.htmlThe Germany coach has always liked to broaden his horizons and although he has undoubtedly looked to Spain for inspiration over the last decade, he has also kept a close eye on Chile. FIFA.com explains why.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chile banking on defensive cover and mental strength]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chile-banking-on-defensive-cover-and-mental-strength-2896767.htmlWe speak from Marcelo Diaz and Edson Puch about Chile's defensive strength and hear why "mental strength and positivity" are considered La Roja's key attributes.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Herrera helps break the ice for Chile]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=herrera-helps-break-the-ice-for-chile-2896324.htmlHaving replaced captain Claudio Bravo in goal, Chile's Johnny Herrera acquitted himself well in La Roja's opening 2-0 victory over Cameroon at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. FIFA.com caught up with the Universidad de Chile man to get his reaction after a strong start.

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Late drama lights up Moscow & Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=late-drama-lights-up-moscow-kazan-2895862.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from Matchday 2 of Russia 2017 as Mexico came from behind twice to deny Portugal, and late goals from Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas broke Cameroonian hearts.]]>Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Jara: Experience is no guarantee of success]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=jara-experience-is-no-guarantee-of-success-2895727.htmlSat, 17 Jun 2017 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[FIFA launches innovative new way for fans to show support ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=fifa-launches-innovative-new-way-for-fans-to-show-support-2895410.htmlSat, 17 Jun 2017 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Preview: Cameroon v Chile]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334885/preview.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The FIFA Confederations Cup in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-fifa-confederations-cup-in-numbers-2895262.htmlFrom the oldest and youngest players and teams through the tournament's most successful nations to the men poised to make history at Russia 2017, FIFA.com rounds up the tournament's standout stats.

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Enhanced digital experience for global football fans]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=enhanced-digital-experience-for-global-football-fans-2894806.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 11:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Chile fall to friendly defeat in Romania ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chile-fall-to-friendly-defeat-in-romania-2894879.htmlTue, 13 Jun 2017 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Additional tickets for most sought-after matches at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 now available]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=additional-tickets-for-most-sought-after-matches-at-fifa-confederation-2893188.htmlWith just ten days to go until the opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, FIFA is releasing as of today, 11:00 Moscow time, additional tickets for some of the most sought-after matches.

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Marcelo Diaz: Bielsa changed the face of Chilean football]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=marcelo-diaz-bielsa-changed-the-face-of-chilean-football-2884521.htmlMarcelo Diaz is a key component of Chile’s midfield for the upcoming FIFA Confederations Cup. Speaking exclusively to FIFA.com, the Celta Vigo man discusses the part Bielsa, Sampaoli and Pizzi have played in La Roja's recent success.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 14:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[26 days to go: Path to the Trophy decided in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=26-days-to-go-path-to-the-trophy-decided-in-kazan-2883970.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 Official Draw of the Confederations Cup, which took place in the Host City of Kazan.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Samoura: Russia-Portugal will be full house]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=samoura-announces-russia-portugal-will-be-full-house-2880425.htmlFIFA and the 2018 Local Organising Committe held their last board meeting ahead of this summer's FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. FIFA.com collects the main quotes from the media briefing that followed the meeting.

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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Russia 2017's last-minute sales phase starts]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=russia-2017-s-last-minute-sales-phase-starts-2879980.htmlFans from all over the world will, as of 12:00 CET (13:00 Moscow time) today, have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup as the last-minute sales phase begins.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[211,745 FIFA Confederations Cup tickets sold as first-come, first-served sales phase ends]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=211-745-fifa-confederations-cup-tickets-sold-as-first-come-first-serve-2878677.html211,745 FIFA Confederations Cup tickets had been sold via FIFA.com/tickets by the time the first-come, first-served sales phase came to an end, with Chilean fans buying more than 7,000.

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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Goycochea: This is an historic opportunity for Chile]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=goycochea-this-is-an-historic-opportunity-for-chile-2878191.htmlFri, 31 Mar 2017 18:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Veteran Paredes breaks Chile scoring record]]>/worldcup/news/paredes-el-record-de-un-viejito-monumental-2878016-2878114In scoring a brace in his side’s 3-1 defeat of Venezuela on Tuesday, Esteban Paredes became Chile’s oldest ever goalscorer, at the age of 36 years and 239 days.

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Kewell: Australia will have to be at their best]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=kewell-australia-will-have-to-be-at-their-best-2876304.htmlFIFA.com at a media event in his hometown of Sydney to reminisce about his performances at the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup and give his take on Australia’s class of 2017.]]>Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Bauza: I feel like a winner]]>/worldcup/news/bauza-i-feel-like-a-winner-2876314Ahead of a mouth-watering FIFA World Cup™ qualifier between Argentina and Chile, FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza about his side's campaign so far, and his dream of guiding his team to global glory.

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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Pizzi embracing Chile's great expectations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=pizzi-embracing-chile-s-great-expectations-2869021.htmlChile head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi speaks exclusively with FIFA.com about his success so far with La Roja and his ambitions leading the country to its first ever FIFA Confederations Cup.

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Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Cameroon complete Russia 2017 line-up]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=cameroon-complete-russia-2017-line-up-2865963.htmlThe line-up for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 is complete! Cameroon are the eighth and final confirmed participant at the Tournament of Champions following their triumph at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

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Sun, 05 Feb 2017 21:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[A very Russian welcome]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=a-very-russian-welcome-2866076.htmlFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Facing Germany is a great opportunity]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=postecoglou-playing-germany-s-a-great-opportunity-2855498.htmlFIFA.com some of his reflections on playing Germany, Chile and the champion of Africa in Group B at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[USD 20 million in prize money for FIFA Confederations Cup teams]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usd-20-million-in-prize-money-for-fifa-confederations-cup-teams-2855001.htmlThe Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup, under the chairmanship of Vitaly Mutko, has confirmed that a total prize pool of USD 20m will be shared among the eight participating teams.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Confederation champions poised to find out their fate]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=confederation-champions-poised-to-find-out-their-fate-2854775.htmlFIFA.com's exclusive coverage.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017