<![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 13:49:56 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[Defiant Dreer not giving up on Russia dream ]]>/worldcup/news/defiant-dreer-not-giving-up-on-russia-dream-2905017FIFA.com hears from Esteban Dreer about his rise from out-of-contract goalkeeper to international shot-stopper, as well as Ecuador hopes of reaching Russia 2018. 

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Noboa: I consider myself half Ecuadorian, half Russian]]>/worldcup/news/noboa-i-consider-myself-half-ecuadorian-half-russian-2863432Ecuador and Rostov midfielder Cristhian Noboa caught up with FIFA.com to talk about his transition into Russian culture and Russia 2018 Host Cities Kazan, Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. 

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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Battle for places set to intensify]]>/worldcup/news/battle-for-places-set-to-intensify-2850590Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil and Uruguay break clear]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-and-uruguay-break-clear-2849194Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Brazil hit the front, Argentina slip up again]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-hit-the-front-argentina-slip-up-again-2842845Albiceleste now three games without a win.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[South American hopefuls minding the gap]]>/worldcup/news/south-american-hopefuls-minding-the-gap-2842465FIFA.com looks at how each of the South American contenders is shaping up ahead of a vital round of fixtures.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America<![CDATA[Top five break clear]]>/worldcup/news/top-five-break-clear-2841207Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Points to be made in South America]]>/worldcup/news/points-to-be-made-in-south-america-2830762Tuesday’s five CONMEBOL qualifiers could see plenty of changes at the top. FIFA.com looks ahead to another exciting round of matches in South America.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America
<![CDATA[Qualifying returns with coaching changes aplenty ]]>/worldcup/news/qualifying-returns-with-coaching-changes-aplenty-2824091Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Peru’s Cueva keen to keep on learning]]>/worldcup/news/peru-s-cueva-keen-to-keep-on-learning-2823720The first trophy that Christian Cueva won in his career as a professional footballer was, believe it or not, a bull.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Uruguay move top, Argentina keep climbing ]]>/worldcup/news/uruguay-move-top-argentina-keep-climbing-2773379Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ecuador stay perfect as Argentina, Brazil win]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-stay-perfect-as-big-two-bounce-back-2733651FIFA.com reflects on a dramatic night in South America's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with big wins for Ecuador, Uruguay and Brazil and a vital away triumph for Argentina.]]>Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ecuador move clear as Brazil battle back to hold Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-move-clear-as-colombia-hold-chile-2732495FIFA.com reviews the latest FIFA World Cup qualifying action in South America, where a 1-1 draw between Colombia and Chile handed Ecuador the chance to move clear at the top of the standings.]]>Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Argentina, Brazil slump as Uruguay soar]]>/worldcup/news/argentina-brazil-slump-as-uruguay-soar-2710425FIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Update on FIFA Disciplinary Committee decisions on World Cup cases ]]>/worldcup/news/update-on-fifa-disciplinary-committee-decisions-on-world-2416083Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:15:00 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[Ayovi: Ecuador have got a good future]]>/worldcup/news/ayovi-ecuador-have-got-a-good-future-2387587Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Contenders get chance to shine]]>/worldcup/news/muchos-minutos-para-los-candidatos-2386133-2386163Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Pogba: France can emulate U-20 world champions]]>/worldcup/news/pogba-dans-le-grand-bain-2386177-2386209Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Free-scoring France foiled but Ecuador bow out]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186515/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[All to play for]]>/worldcup/news/all-to-play-for-2383477FIFA.com previews Matchday 14, which includes Nigeria-Argentina and Ecuador-France, with some quotes, information and a riveting flashback.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 41-44]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-41-44-2382346Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Costly: I laid the Honduran curse to rest]]>/worldcup/news/costly-i-laid-the-honduran-curse-to-rest-2380201FIFA.com about ending Honduras' 32-year wait for the FIFA World Cup goal, their forthcoming duel with Switzerland and chances of reaching the Round of 16, and why he wears the No13 shirt.]]>Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Enner inspires Ecuador to comeback victory]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186463/match-report.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 00:57:00 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[Mixed emotions for Suarez and Rueda]]>/worldcup/news/mixed-emotions-for-suarez-and-rueda-2376456FIFA.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Sterling proves his worth]]>/worldcup/news/sterling-proves-his-worth-2372169Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Messi at the Maracana, Deschamps returns]]>/worldcup/news/messi-at-the-maracana-deschamps-returns-2370854Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 9-11]]>/worldcup/news/referee-designations-for-matches-9-11-2369530Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[France, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador and Honduras land in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/france-argentina-uruguay-ecuador-and-honduras-land-in-brazil-2363189Tue, 10 Jun 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Lallana: It's happening so quickly]]>/worldcup/news/lallana-it-s-happening-so-quickly-2346727Fri, 30 May 2014 23:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Provisional World Cup squads finalised]]>/worldcup/news/provisional-brazil-2014-squads-finalised-2339984The provisional squad lists for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ have been confirmed. Have a closer look at each of the teams' selections on FIFA.com.

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Fri, 16 May 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[The World Cup squads on FIFA.com]]>/worldcup/news/the-world-cup-squads-on-fifa-com-2335441FIFA.com on 16 May.

 

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Thu, 08 May 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Ecuador’s other Valencia making his name]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-other-valencia-making-his-name-2313212La Tricolor team-mate Antonio as a key member of the team at Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486Thu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906Sat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026Spain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[Football figures open up at the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/football-figures-open-the-final-draw-2239902FIFA.com presents its readers with some selected highlights.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[South America’s coaches have their say]]>/worldcup/news/south-america-coaches-have-their-say-2238369South American qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw plenty of twists, turns and surprises and we surveyed the coaches involved to find out what they made of their region's road to Brazil.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[The votes are in]]>/worldcup/news/the-votes-are-2238352FIFA.com rounds up the votes of each of the coaches that participated in the poll after the conclusion of the South American qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[No more 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets available in second sale period after seven hours]]>/worldcup/news/more-2014-fifa-world-cup-tickets-available-second-sale-period-after-seve-2222446Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Second ticketing sales window now open]]>/worldcup/news/second-ticketing-sales-window-open-monday-2220909More than 220,000 tickets for Brazil 2014 will be up for grabs when the next sales window opens at 12:00 CET / 9:00 Brasilia time on Monday, 11 November.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[One month to go: Costa do Sauipe gears up for the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/one-month-costa-sauipe-gears-for-the-final-draw-2219432Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Ecuador's qualification in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/ecuador-qualification-numbers-2198135FIFA.com takes a closer look La Tricolor's route to Brazil 2014, which will be the country’s third participation at a FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Uruguay play-off bound, Chile, Ecuador through]]>/worldcup/news/uruguay-play-off-bound-chile-ecuador-progress-2197126FIFA.com reviews the final round of action.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Two from three go directly to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/two-from-three-directly-brazil-2195779Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Colombia qualify, Ecuador edge closer]]>/worldcup/news/colombia-qualify-ecuador-edge-closer-2195016FIFA.com rounds up the CONMEBOL action as Colombia fought back from three goals down to secure their ticket to Brazil, while Ecuador moved closer to qualification with a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in Quito.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[All eyes on Quito and Barranquilla]]>/worldcup/news/tension-tres-bandas-2193696Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Stuani: The adrenaline is pumping]]>/worldcup/news/stuani-the-adrenaline-pumping-2192460Los Charruas seek to avoid yet another intercontinental play-off by winning their crucial upcoming Brazil 2014 qualifiers against Ecuador and Argentina.]]>Wed, 09 Oct 2013 02:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone