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  • Ramaphosa: Clean Governance Key to Local Government Success
    by SAPeople on December 11, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    President Cyril Ramaphosa genuinely seems concerned with undoing the damage done to South Africa during the Jacob Zuma years. Today he said no effort must be spared in rooting out corruption in local government so as to restore confidence in public institutions in South Africa. Speaking Tuesday at the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) […] The post Ramaphosa: Clean Governance Key to Local Government Success appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Ramaphosa Welcomes Dismissal of Tom Moyane’s Court Application
    by SAPeople on December 11, 2018 at 2:10 pm

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court judgment upholding the President’s dismissal of Tom Moyane as Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The President ended Moyane’s tenure at SARS in November 2018 following a recommendation by the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into the governance of the revenue service and tax […] The post Ramaphosa Welcomes Dismissal of Tom Moyane’s Court Application appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Springbok Coaches to Work with Super Rugby Teams in Prep for Japan World Cup
    by SAPeople Staff Writer on December 11, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s national rugby coach Rassie Erasmus and his assistants are to spread out across the country’s four Super Rugby teams to offer support as they look to harmonise preparations for next year’s World Cup in Japan. The Springbok coach and his assistant coaches – Jacques Nienanber, Matt Proudfoot and Mzwandile Stick – […] The post Springbok Coaches to Work with Super Rugby Teams in Prep for Japan World Cup appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Durban Council Wastes R2 Million on Colombian Trip That Never Happened
    by SAPeople Contributor on December 11, 2018 at 10:46 am

    The eThekwini Council in South Africa just spent a whopping R2-million, according to the DA, on a trip to Colombia that never happened. The Durban delegates – all 59 of them! – were unable to board the plane in Brazil for the final flight to Colombia because they didn’t have the correct visas! The Democratic […] The post Durban Council Wastes R2 Million on Colombian Trip That Never Happened appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Eskom not Implementing Load Shedding
    by SAPeople Contributor on December 11, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Good news for South Africans as Eskom says it will not implement Stage 1 rotational load shedding today. “Eskom will not implement Stage 1 rotational load shedding from 9am today. The electricity system remains tight and the risk of load shedding still remains high for today should power station units fail to return as planned,” […] The post Eskom not Implementing Load Shedding appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Cape Town Voted BEST City in the World & South Africa 2nd Best Country
    by SAPeople on December 11, 2018 at 8:07 am

    Readers of the travel section of the UK’s Telegraph newspaper have voted Cape Town the Best City in the World (something Capetonians already knew!) and South Africa a runner up as the Best Country in the World!!! The results of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards, based on a poll of almost 50,000 readers, were published […] The post Cape Town Voted BEST City in the World & South Africa 2nd Best Country appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Tom Moyane to Know His Fate Today
    by Wendy Mothata on December 11, 2018 at 7:07 am

    The axed South African Reserve Service Commissioner, Tom Moyane will on Tuesday know his fate as he bids to get his job back at the High Court in Pretoria. Judge Hans Fabricious is expected to hand down Moyane’s judgement. Moyane approached the High Court to have his dismissal overturned and prevent the SARS commission from […] The post Tom Moyane to Know His Fate Today appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Opposition Parties in Tanzania Say Proposed Law Will Criminalise Them
    by SAPeople on December 10, 2018 at 10:39 pm

    DAR ES SALAAM – Ten opposition parties in Tanzania say proposed amendments to a law governing political parties would criminalise their activities. Critics of President John Magufuli, who was the darling of social media when he first came to power in 2015, say he is increasingly cracking down on dissent with restrictions on the political […] The post Opposition Parties in Tanzania Say Proposed Law Will Criminalise Them appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • Award-Winning South African Author Dianne Case Stabbed 14 Times
    by Guest Contributor on December 10, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    On Monday, about 15 people gathered outside the Wynberg Magistrate Court in South Africa to protest the bail hearing of the man accused of attacking 63-year-old Dianne Case. Case, an award-winning children’s book author and community worker, was stabbed 14 times. According to Case’s daughter, Maxine, on the afternoon of 28 November the doorbell rang. […] The post Award-Winning South African Author Dianne Case Stabbed 14 Times appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

  • South Africa Will Play Only 2 Home Tests Before World Cup
    by SAPeople Contributor on December 10, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    The Springboks will get to play only two home tests in South Africa next year during a curtailed build-up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, with Johannesburg and Pretoria set to host the matches. There will be no June international window in World Cup year and the Rugby Championship has been cut to […] The post South Africa Will Play Only 2 Home Tests Before World Cup appeared first on SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community. […]

Uruguay Soccer news


  • The young stars of 2017
    on December 24, 2017 at 8:41 am

    FIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future. […]

  • Uruguay 2018: More than just an emblem launch
    on November 17, 2017 at 4:16 am

    The high point of the launch of the official emblem of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 came when players from the host national team gathered on the stage with legendary striker Diego Forlan, receiving a rapturous round of applause from the floor. […]

  • Official Emblem and Look unveiled for Uruguay 2018
    on November 16, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    The launch of the Official Emblem and Look of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 took place in Montevideo on Thursday. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia
    on October 11, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Uruguay, 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. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Crucial tests for South American seven
    on September 4, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    FIFA.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. […]

  • Sampaoli rings the changes for Argentina
    on August 29, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    With a challenging trip to Uruguay his first 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier in charge of Argentina, you would have forgiven Jorge Sampaoli for keeping things simple. However, he is not a coach renowned for avoiding big decisions. […]

  • Golden trio reflect on personal glory
    on June 11, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    We 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. […]

  • Solanke takes home top honour
    on June 11, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    After England lifted the trophy for the first time, FIFA.com reviews all of the awards winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. […]

  • England make history as Korea Republic curtain closes
    on June 11, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    England 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. […]

  • Italy beat Uruguay on penalties to finish third
    on June 11, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Italy 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. […]

  • Italy, Uruguay determined to end on high
    on June 10, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Coaches and players from Italy and Uruguay preview the match for third place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. […]

  • Venezuela indebted to unflappable Farinez
    on June 8, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    Goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez played a crucial part in Venezuela reaching their first ever final in a FIFA competition, saving two penalties in the shootout and excelled in normal and extra time. We hear from the man of the moment.&nbs […]

  • England, Venezuela book tickets to maiden finals
    on June 8, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    The 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. […]

  • Penalties send Venezuela into first FIFA final
    on June 8, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Venezuela are into the climax of the FIFA U-20 World Cup as they survived a tight all-South American clash to squeeze through to their first ever FIFA final, beating Uruguay 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw. […]

  • Uruguay and Venezuela set to renew rivalry
    on June 7, 2017 at 3:10 am

    Uruguay head coach Fabian Coito, Venezuela forward Sergio Cordova and Venezuela right-back Ronald Hernandez preview the sides' all-South American FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final. […]

  • Uruguay progress, Portugal pay the penalty
    on June 4, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Uruguay beat Portugal 5-4 in a penalty shootout after the match ended 2-2 after extra-time to advance to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 semi-finals.&nbs […]

  • South American superstars and calcio’s new cape
    on June 2, 2017 at 8:01 am

    The Bundesliga losing its mind-blowing monopolisation of scoring to an unlikely source features in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history. […]

  • Marvellous Mazurkiewicz shuts out the Soviets
    on June 1, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, the best goalkeeper of the 1970 edition, in action against the USSR. &nbs […]

  • Uruguay, England, Zambia dance into last eight
    on May 31, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    The Zambians danced, the Uruguayans embraced each other, and the English players let out loud yells while punching the air. […]

  • La Celeste book last-eight place
    on May 31, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Uruguay edged their way into the last eight of the FIFA U-20 Word Cup after a slender 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia in Suwon – courtesy of a Nicolas de la Cruz penalty. […]

  • 19 days to go: Uruguay’s young goalscorer
    on May 29, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    FIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we reveal the youngest player to have scored at the competition. […]

  • Uruguay top group after goalless draw
    on May 27, 2017 at 1:49 pm

    Uruguay and South Africa played out a goalless draw in their final Group D match in Incheon at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. &nbs […]

  • A cannon, a boot and faith in youth
    on May 26, 2017 at 9:38 am

    A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes. […]

  • Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived
    on May 24, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    The second round of matches in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 saw two continental champions consolidate their status as pre-tournament favourites. […]

  • Uruguay book last-16 ticket with tough win over Japan
    on May 24, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    A moment of brilliance from Jose Luis Rodriguez and Nicolas Schiappacasse and a late goal from Mathias Olivera proved to be enough for Uruguay to beat Japan 2-0 in their Group D encounter in Suwon. […]

  • Narrow wins the order of the day
    on May 21, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    Like 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. […]

  • Amaral rocket brings Uruguay victory
    on May 21, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    Substitute Rodrigo Amaral scored a stunning free-kick to help Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 in their Group D opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. […]

  • Korea Republic primed for big kick-off
    on May 17, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    With the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup
    on May 17, 2017 at 6:49 am

    The FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • De la Cruz: We want to make our presence felt
    on May 16, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com sat down with Uruguay's Nicolas de la Cruz to chat about La Celeste's Korea Republic 2017 ambitions and the impact his brother, senior international Carlos Sanchez, has had on his development.&nbs […]

  • Korea Republic 2017 in numbers
    on May 16, 2017 at 8:56 am

    With just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history. […]

  • Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled
    on May 11, 2017 at 10:14 am

    The 504 players who will represent their nations at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 have been announced, as the 20 May kick off creeps ever closer. […]

  • Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium
    on April 28, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Mind-blowing payrolls and the end of mind-boggling indestructability feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals. […]

  • When little Tahiti lost like lions
    on April 27, 2017 at 7:24 am

    FIFA.com looks back at the inspiring efforts of Oceania champions Tahiti at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. […]

  • Fucile: This is no time to panic
    on April 25, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    After seeing a dominant start in South American qualifying melt away, Uruguayan defender Jorge Fucile tells FIFA.com they need to stay focused and calm as they bid to reach 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. […]

  • Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra
    on April 14, 2017 at 6:38 am

    A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage. […]

  • A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket
    on April 7, 2017 at 6:42 am

    One thunder-themed wonder goal and another dribble-decorated wonder goal feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’. […]

  • Adventurous acts and a Shakespearean revival
    on March 24, 2017 at 6:55 am

    A daring keeper and an unlikely hat-trick hero feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a few Germans and a fairytale start to a managerial career. […]

  • Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon
    on March 15, 2017 at 10:25 am

    After drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off. […]

  • RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com
    on March 14, 2017 at 10:43 am

    A major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here. […]

  • Football mourns the loss of El Mano
    on March 11, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Sadness has engulfed the international footballing community following the death of the Uruguayan Anibal Ruiz, popularly known as el Mano (the Hand), on the evening of 10 March in Mexico. […]

  • Comebacks and continental glory
    on March 10, 2017 at 6:08 am

    A giant sent toppling down the Andes mountains, disbelief in a belief-captioned cup, and one of the most famous kicks in European history feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany. […]

  • South America's ten contenders aim for India
    on February 22, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    South America's young stars are set to descend on Chile as the South American U-17 Championship is set to decide the four contenders who will fly the continent's flag at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Air miles and principality prolificacy
    on February 17, 2017 at 6:36 am

    Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe. […]

  • South American quartet bound for Korea Republic
    on February 12, 2017 at 6:31 am

    Uruguay, Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina are the four sides who will represent South America at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, which kicks off in May. […]

  • Saints, foreign forwards and an African turnaround
    on January 27, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A Uruguayan in France, a Frenchman in the USA and a Bosnian in Italy feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with role reversals in Africa and Saintly shutouts in England. […]

Netherlands Soccer news


  • Football's Christmas presents
    on December 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

    From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day. […]

  • Wiegman agrees Netherlands contract extension
    on December 20, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Sarina Wiegman, the reigning Best FIFA Women's Coach, has extended her contract with the Netherlands until 2020. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Favourites out to extend lead as Netherlands enter the fray
    on October 18, 2017 at 5:43 am

    FIFA.com runs the rule over this week's FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers in Europe where the highlights include a Scandinavian derby, while the newly-crowned European champions will open their campaign against a former world champion. […]

  • Martens: My life changed after the EURO
    on October 13, 2017 at 11:01 am

    Lieke Martens, Player of the Tournament at the UEFA Women's EURO and finalist for The Best FIFA Women's Player award, speaks to FIFA.com about her influences, ambitions and how it feels to be taking her place among the game's elite. […]

  • France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets
    on October 10, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    France and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised. […]

  • Van de Donk: Wiegman’s five key attributes
    on September 28, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    From attention to detail to management of individuals, Netherlands midfielder Danielle van de Donk outlines how Sarina Wiegman masterminded EURO success and earned a nomination for The Best FIFA Women's Coach coach. […]

  • Striking Lionesses find their own way to the top
    on September 21, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Both have been among the goals and accolades this year, both are set to pull on the colours of Arsenal this season, but English and Dutch Lionesses Jodie Taylor and Vivianne Miedema have got to that point via very different routes. […]

  • EURO effect triggers all-time highs
    on September 1, 2017 at 9:04 am

    The fallout from the UEFA Women's Championship has seen the likes of winners Netherlands, Austria and England all reach their highest-ever FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's Ranking positions, with the latter stepping onto the podium. […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • Gullit: It's an honour to be selected by so many
    on August 20, 2017 at 5:20 am

    Having witnessed the crowning of the new FIWC champion, Netherlands legend Ruud Gullit discusses his much-heralded role in FIFA 17 and his pride at his legacy on the pitch still having an impact on today's fans. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths
    on August 14, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. […]

  • Big and little, old and new
    on August 11, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles. […]

  • Changing of the guard in Europe as Netherlands triumph
    on August 7, 2017 at 10:49 am

    If there is one conclusion to be drawn from the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands that ended on Sunday, it is that the balance of power in Europe has now shifted. FIFA.com reviews the action that saw the hosts emerge victorious. […]

  • European octet eye France 2018 slots
    on August 7, 2017 at 9:34 am

    With the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 having culminated on 6 August with a victory for the Netherlands, the spotlight has now turned on the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship, which kicks off on 8 August. […]

  • Netherlands win wild final to be crowned European champions
    on August 6, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    The Netherlands beat Denmark 4-2 in the UEFA Women’s EURO Netherlands 2017 Final to be crowned European champions for the first time, in front of a record Dutch attendance for women’s football of 28,182. […]

  • Hosts, Danes rejoice as final two decided
    on August 3, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    Denmark and the Netherlands will contest the final of the UEFA Women’s EURO on Sunday 6 August after recording semi-final victories against Austria and England, respectively, on Thursday. […]

  • Hosts Netherlands reach Women's EURO semis
    on July 29, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Goals by Lieke Martens and Vivianne Miedema earned the Netherlands a 2-0 victory over Sweden in the opening quarter-final match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 on Saturday. […]

  • Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages
    on July 28, 2017 at 8:07 am

    The 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. […]

  • Numbers add up for free-scoring Miedema
    on July 15, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks off this coming Sunday in the Netherlands and the tournament hosts will be looking to young striker Vivianne Miedema to fire their challenge. Since bursting on to the senior scene, the 20-year-old Dutch sensation has put together some very impressive statistics, as FIFA.com reveals.&nbs […]

  • Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines
    on July 14, 2017 at 6:12 am

    The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks-off in the Netherlands on Sunday as the hosts take on Norway. FIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory. […]

  • Elephants, Lions and a tank
    on June 16, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    The remarkable ratios of two of Europe’s most deadly hitmen feature in FIFA.com​'s latest stats review, along with a 16-year-old, a rapid goal, costly keepers and drought destroying in Bouake and Suwon. […]

  • Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal
    on June 9, 2017 at 9:13 am

    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. […]

  • A cannon, a boot and faith in youth
    on May 26, 2017 at 9:38 am

    A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes. […]

  • Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell
    on May 19, 2017 at 11:49 am

    The away exploits of El Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style. […]

  • Goalscorer Kuyt announces retirement
    on May 17, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    Former Netherlands forward Dirk Kuyt has announced his retirement from professional football after an illustrious 19-year career that included spells in England and Turkey. […]

  • Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly
    on May 12, 2017 at 6:57 am

    Multiple nutmegs, two wunderkinds, a dribble from deep and a dramatic title race feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach. […]

  • An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira
    on May 5, 2017 at 6:24 am

    A skyscraping striker and a little keeper feature in FIFA.com’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware. […]

  • European crown and World Cup berths on the line
    on May 3, 2017 at 10:54 am

    From Wednesday onwards 16 teams will do battle for the U-17 European Championship title in Croatia, with the five best sides also qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in the autumn. One of the participating teams is the smallest nation ever to reach the tournament. […]

  • Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium
    on April 28, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Mind-blowing payrolls and the end of mind-boggling indestructability feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals. […]

  • A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket
    on April 7, 2017 at 6:42 am

    One thunder-themed wonder goal and another dribble-decorated wonder goal feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’. […]

  • Shutouts, scorers and the first guests at the party
    on March 31, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A Texan in Cali, free-scorers’ frustration in La Paz, and a baptism of fire in Sofia feature in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with Iranian impregnability and Brazilian bliss. […]

  • Comebacks and continental glory
    on March 10, 2017 at 6:08 am

    A giant sent toppling down the Andes mountains, disbelief in a belief-captioned cup, and one of the most famous kicks in European history feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany. […]

  • Seedorf: This is a movement of change
    on March 8, 2017 at 5:28 am

    We spoke with FIFA Legend Clarence Seedorf about his experience at the FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion, and heard his views on how women's football can further develop. […]

  • Long droughts and goals galore
    on March 3, 2017 at 6:33 am

    Americans, Parisians and Madridistas doing things that hadn’t been done in decades feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a rampant Pole and a bizarre goal. […]

  • Giant-killers and goal gluts
    on February 24, 2017 at 8:55 am

    A hypersonic hat-trick by the Bay of Biscay and an insane game by the Pennines feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an almighty upset and a pioneering female coach. […]

  • Leaders keep up title charge
    on February 21, 2017 at 6:26 am

    The top sides in Europe's women's leagues all remain on course for glory after impressive results in the latest round of fixtures. […]

  • Air miles and principality prolificacy
    on February 17, 2017 at 6:36 am

    Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe. […]

  • Shirts, stability and endangered foxes
    on February 10, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    Thomas Tuchel finally pressing repeat, an Argentinian club hitting a wild half-century and the overcoming of an implausible disadvantage feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an incredible about-turn in England. […]

  • Big spending, domestic dominance and Egyptian perfection
    on February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

    Bavarian R&R, English dough, a Dutch home boy, Egyptian impregnability and the duck of all ducks feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review. […]

  • Women’s round-up: January 2017
    on February 1, 2017 at 6:47 am

    FIFA.com reviews all the news from a fascinating month for Women’s Football, headlined by a big move for USA superstar Alex Morgan. […]

  • From Messi to Del Bosque: FIFA.com’s best interviews of 2016
    on December 30, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    From Lionel Messi's unrealised dream through Shinji Okazaki's self-doubt to Julen Lopetegui's other great sporting passion, we round up some of the quotes to have emerged from FIFA.com interviews over the past 12 months. […]

  • 2016 in Tweets
    on December 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

    In a year that has seen the whole spectrum of emotions coming on and off the field in the world of football, social media reflects how the globe reacted to the events, as they happened. We look back on 2016 in tweets. […]

  • ADO Den Haag's downpour of toys
    on December 20, 2016 at 9:08 am

    We take a closer look at the act of kindness ADO Den Haag supporters gifted upon a group of patients from a Rotterdam children's hospital, raining as many as 1000 toys down on them. […]

  • Breaking records, keeping Diegos
    on December 16, 2016 at 5:06 am

    Sterling statistics for Spain-based shot-stoppers decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with unusual hat-tricks, an almost and a first touch. […]

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on December 11, 2016 at 7:53 am

    Saudi legend Sami Al-Jaber and Danish icon Allan Simonsen feature in our usual look at the week's upcoming birthdays in the world of football. […]

  • Leading outifts continue imperious form
    on December 6, 2016 at 11:28 am

    In the women's game, leading duos in Spain, Italy and Australia navigated their latest matches flawlessly, while in Germany defending champions Wolfsburg and title holders Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals of the DFB Women’s Cup. […]

  • Women’s round-up: November 2016
    on December 1, 2016 at 11:39 am

    The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 dominated women’s football in the month of November. A champion will shortly be crowned in the South Pacific, but eyes have also been on Europe. […]

  • European veterans and Seleção success
    on November 18, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Some boys in blue protecting a stupefying streak in their fortress and some others in white failing to follow suit feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some entertainers in canary-yellow emulating ‘The Beautiful Team’ and an Iberian defying his age. […]

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  • The Week in Numbers
    on January 5, 2018 at 8:06 am

    A baby, a son and a magnate feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa. […]

  • Advantage River in Libertadores semi
    on October 25, 2017 at 11:05 am

    River Plate claimed first blood in their quest for Copa Libertadores glory as an Ignacio Scocco goal gave them a 1-0 win over Lanus in the pair's semi-final first leg. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Hoyos: There’s no one like Messi
    on October 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

    FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Angel Guillermo Hoyos, the man who coached Lionel Messi at Barcelona from 2000 to 2003 and the first person to compare him with Argentina legend Diego Maradona. […]

  • Messi cracks another milestone
    on October 19, 2017 at 5:51 am

    Barcelona forward and The Best nominee Lionel Messi has achieved yet another goalscoring milestone after netting his 100th goal in European competition on Wednesday. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia
    on October 11, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Uruguay, 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. […]

  • Pioneering Herrera cherishing a Libertadores dream
    on October 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    Alejandra Herrera is set to be the first player from El Salvador to feature in the Women's Copa Libertadores. We caught up with her to talk making history and taking on the continent's best with River Plate. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 15, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Crucial tests for South American seven
    on September 4, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    FIFA.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. […]

  • Sampaoli rings the changes for Argentina
    on August 29, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    With a challenging trip to Uruguay his first 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier in charge of Argentina, you would have forgiven Jorge Sampaoli for keeping things simple. However, he is not a coach renowned for avoiding big decisions. […]

  • Borrello 2.0: The Reconstruction
    on August 10, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    Carlos Borrello made his return to the national team in early July 2017 after serving as head coach of the Albiceleste from 2003 to 2012, and he tells FIFA.com about the rebuilding process him and his team are leading in order to get the national team at the top in South America. […]

  • EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick
    on August 4, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A breathtaking back-heel, set-piece wizardry, spot-kick incapacity feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony. […]

  • Batistuta: I lived and breathed football
    on July 7, 2017 at 4:15 pm

    Though long since retired at 48, Gabriel Batistuta still follows the game and has a lot of empathy for the players, not least his fellow strikers, as he explained in this interview with FIFA 1904. […]

  • Cambiasso, Kanu anticipating festival of football
    on July 7, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    At the Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Mumbai, ​FIFA.com ​caught up with FIFA Legends Nwankwo Kanu and Esteban Cambiasso to share their memories from past tournaments and their thoughts on the upcoming edition. […]

  • FIFA Legends Kanu, Cambiasso to attend Official Draw for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
    on July 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) today announced the participation of FIFA Legends Esteban Cambiasso and Nwankwo Kanu along with Indian sporting icons Sunil Chhetri and PV Sindhu at the Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Burruchaga’s Azteca ecstasy
    on June 8, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Jorge Burruchaga’s winner in the 1986 Final. […]

  • South American superstars and calcio’s new cape
    on June 2, 2017 at 8:01 am

    The Bundesliga losing its mind-blowing monopolisation of scoring to an unlikely source features in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history. […]

  • Eight return home with heads held high
    on May 29, 2017 at 5:34 am

    Eight teams head home after failing to qualify past the group stages at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. FIFA.com spoke to a few players to get their thoughts on lessons learned and impressions gained from their experiences. […]

  • A cannon, a boot and faith in youth
    on May 26, 2017 at 9:38 am

    A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes. […]

  • A progressing pair and a few firsts
    on May 23, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    As Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time. […]

  • Dowell, England put past behind them
    on May 20, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    After 20 years and 17 games without a win, England discarded an unwanted record in style, beating Argentina 3-0 - the very team who set them on the way to that tally in 1997. […]

  • Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang
    on May 20, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    An action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides. […]

  • England triumph to end 20 years of hurt
    on May 20, 2017 at 10:22 am

    England picked up their first FIFA U-20 World Cup victory for 20 years, beating Argentina 3-0, to end a tournament record of 17 games without a win and kick off their Korea Republic 2017 campaign in style.&nbs […]

  • Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell
    on May 19, 2017 at 11:49 am

    The away exploits of El Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style. […]

  • Korea Republic primed for big kick-off
    on May 17, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    With the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup
    on May 17, 2017 at 6:49 am

    The FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • Korea Republic 2017 in numbers
    on May 16, 2017 at 8:56 am

    With just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history. […]

  • 33 days to go: Riquelme's lucky minute
    on May 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

    FIFA.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 look back on Juan Roman Riquelme’s unusual achievement. […]

  • Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled
    on May 11, 2017 at 10:14 am

    The 504 players who will represent their nations at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 have been announced, as the 20 May kick off creeps ever closer. […]

  • 37 days to go: Brazil run wild
    on May 11, 2017 at 9:19 am

    ​To pick up your biggest win over a rival in 37 years is always a cause for celebration. When it is for a trophy, even better. When it is Brazil defeating Argentina, as in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2005, it is an occasion to go wild. […]

  • Maradona returns to the coaching arena
    on May 10, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Diego Maradona is set to return to professional football after being appointed coach of United Arab Emirates second division side Al Fujairah SC. […]

  • FIFA Appeal Committee passes decision on Lionel Messi
    on May 5, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    The FIFA Appeal Committee has upheld the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association, on behalf of the player Lionel Messi, against the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, lifting the sanctions imposed on him as a result. […]

  • An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira
    on May 5, 2017 at 6:24 am

    A skyscraping striker and a little keeper feature in FIFA.com’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware. […]

  • Sorin: We treated Messi like a rare jewel
    on May 2, 2017 at 10:39 am

    Former Argentina captain Juan Pablo Sorin reflects on triumphing at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Qatar 1995, recalls watching the rise of Lionel Messi first-hand and casts an eye towards the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. […]

  • Guinea rise beyond Ebola nightmare
    on May 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    The Guinean population lived through a veritable ordeal between 2014 and 2016, with an outbreak of the Ebola virus causing 2,543 deaths, but still managed to reach their first FIFA U-20 World Cup in almost four decades. […]

  • Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium
    on April 28, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Mind-blowing payrolls and the end of mind-boggling indestructability feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals. […]

  • Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra
    on April 14, 2017 at 6:38 am

    A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage. […]

  • A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket
    on April 7, 2017 at 6:42 am

    One thunder-themed wonder goal and another dribble-decorated wonder goal feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’. […]

  • The decisive goal: Rasmussen on the break
    on April 6, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    In the build-up to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, FIFA.com takes a trip down memory lane to remember a decisive strike that lit up the tournament in 1995. […]

  • Next week on FIFA.com
    on April 2, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is on the menu on FIFA.com in the week ahead. &nbs […]

  • Goycochea: This is an historic opportunity for Chile
    on March 31, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Argentina legend Sergio Goycochea believes Chile could make it all the way to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 final, as the former winner displayed the trophy in on tour in Santiago. […]

  • Shutouts, scorers and the first guests at the party
    on March 31, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A Texan in Cali, free-scorers’ frustration in La Paz, and a baptism of fire in Sofia feature in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with Iranian impregnability and Brazilian bliss. […]

  • Adventurous acts and a Shakespearean revival
    on March 24, 2017 at 6:55 am

    A daring keeper and an unlikely hat-trick hero feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a few Germans and a fairytale start to a managerial career. […]

  • Bauza: I feel like a winner
    on March 16, 2017 at 4:10 pm

    Ahead 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. […]

  • Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon
    on March 15, 2017 at 10:25 am

    After drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off. […]

  • RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com
    on March 14, 2017 at 10:43 am

    A major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here. […]

  • Comebacks and continental glory
    on March 10, 2017 at 6:08 am

    A giant sent toppling down the Andes mountains, disbelief in a belief-captioned cup, and one of the most famous kicks in European history feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany. […]

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  • The young stars of 2017
    on December 24, 2017 at 8:41 am

    FIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future. […]

  • 1954 World Cup winner Hans Schafer passes away, aged 90
    on November 7, 2017 at 12:18 pm

      Hans Schafer, 1954 FIFA World Cup™ and FC Koln legend, has passed away today aged 90.&nbs […]

  • England make history as football takes over India
    on October 29, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad. […]

  • Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up
    on October 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    We now know the identity of the four semi-finalists at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after Spain and Brazil ran out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties. […]

  • Brazil comeback leads them to last four
    on October 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Brazil needed a second-half turnaround to defeat Germany 2-1, and with it, reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kolkata on Sunday evening. […]

  • Leipzig duo looking to fire Germany into semis
    on October 21, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Before Germany's quarter-final clash with Brazil at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, FIFA.com sat down with RB Leipzig duo Elias Abouchabaka and Nicolas Kuhn. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Germany, USA cruise into last eight
    on October 16, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    New Delhi bade farewell to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Monday, hosting the first two Round of 16 matches, which ended in comprehensive wins for Germany and USA. […]

  • Germany cruise into the quarter-finals
    on October 16, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Germany booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Colombia in New Delhi on Monday. […]

  • Group stage full of historic moments
    on October 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage. […]

  • Favourites live up to their billing
    on October 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    The third and final matchday in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 saw all of the favourites secure safe passage into the Round of 16. […]

  • Germans get the better of game Guinea
    on October 13, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Germany struggled to get the better of an energetic Guinean side, but came away with a 3-1 victory that sends them through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • Dynamic duo leave Germany in a spin
    on October 10, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    FIFA.com caught up with Iranian whirlwinds Younes Delfi and Allahyar Sayyad after their match against Germany. With both already having scored two goals in their opening two games, we suggest two reasons why the pair work so well together. […]

  • Three go through on day of big wins and shocks
    on October 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    There was joy for some and defeat for others in the second round of games in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Iran defeat Germany to reach Round of 16
    on October 10, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Iran booked their place in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Germany in Goa on Tuesday evening. […]

  • Germany starlets make new friends at the ‘House of Peace’
    on October 9, 2017 at 11:12 am

    Germany’s U-17 national team visited the Agnel Ashram children’s village in Goa during the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. FIFA.com was on hand to accompany the promising young players on their special flying visit. […]

  • Alfaro inspired by Robben, reminiscent of Figo
    on October 9, 2017 at 9:37 am

    FIFA.com spoke to Costa Rica captain Jose Alfaro about how he picked up a nickname from the Portuguese legend Luis Figo. […]

  • Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history
    on October 7, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Several footballing heavyweights found their task tougher than expected, as Groups C and D got underway at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Germany leave it late in opener
    on October 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Germany largely controlled their Group C opener in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 against Costa Rica, but they were made to wait until the 89th minute in Goa when Noah Awuku's goal gave them the full three points. […]

  • Neuer's make-or-break moment
    on October 7, 2017 at 5:35 am

    Manuel Neuer has been among the world's elite goalkeepers for several years and has now been nominated for the inaugural The Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award 2017. However, his career almost took a very different path after going close to suffering a major setback as a youth player. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup
    on October 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • India welcomes the stars of tomorrow
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:49 am

    FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October. […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition. […]

  • Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey
    on September 26, 2017 at 10:15 am

    With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced. […]

  • Doorsoun: We'll bounce back
    on September 16, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    FIFA.com ​speaks to Sara Doorsoun about her path into the Germany women's national team and her hopes and dreams for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019. […]

  • Fan Award reinforces Liverpool and Dortmund’s special bond
    on September 15, 2017 at 7:50 am

    Before the FIFA Fan Award is presented for the second time at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com caught up with the representatives of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund who attended the inaugural ceremony in Zurich on behalf of the winning sets of fans. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 15, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards. […]

  • Memorable moment: Nia Kunzer's goal for the ages
    on September 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Golden Goals were a dramatic feature during their decade in the game but few can top Nia Kunzer's, who scored the final one ever to clinch Germany the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003. […]

  • Germany oust Brazil as qualifying heroes soar
    on September 14, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Germany have returned to the summit of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot. […]

  • Kunzer: France play technically wonderful football
    on September 14, 2017 at 7:51 am

    As the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – FIFA.com interviews 2003 World Cup winner with Germany Nia Kunzer. […]

  • European nations vie for France 2019 slots
    on September 13, 2017 at 8:32 am

    FIFA.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. […]

  • Arp: Nine facts and nine questions for Germany’s No9
    on September 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Jann-Fiete Arp is a striker – a centre forward through and through. In fact, the up-and-coming striker's life revolves around scoring goals, as he made abundantly clear in conversation with FIFA.com. […]

  • Steinhaus: I'm delighted and grateful for Bundesliga opportunity
    on September 11, 2017 at 8:07 am

    Bibiana Steinhaus became the Bundesliga’s first female referee on Sunday when she took charge of Hertha Berlin’s match against Werder Bremen. To mark the occasion, FIFA.com took the opportunity to interview the 38-year-old. […]

  • Kroos: Korea Republic a springboard to high-flying career
    on September 9, 2017 at 9:50 am

    Ten years on from being crowned as the adidas Golden Ball winner at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, we look at how Real Madrid and Germany star Toni Kroos has transformed over the past decade. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Europe's big names close in on automatic qualification
    on September 5, 2017 at 1:19 am

    FIFA.com reviews Monday's FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Europe where several of the continent's traditional heavyweights moved within touching distance of winning a ticket to Russia. […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • Guinea out to cause a shock in India
    on August 16, 2017 at 6:21 am

    FIFA.com discusses Guinea's prospects with coach Souleymane Camara who says his side are fully deserving of a ticket to India 2017 and therefore more than capable of causing an upset. […]

  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths
    on August 14, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. […]

  • Kunzer: Dzsenifer Marozsan has exceptional qualities
    on August 11, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Germany's FIFA Women's World Cup 2003 hero Nia Kunzer chats with FIFA.com about the qualities needed to be the best player in the world and what to look forward to for the next FIFA Women's World Cup in France in two years' time. […]

  • European octet eye France 2018 slots
    on August 7, 2017 at 9:34 am

    With the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 having culminated on 6 August with a victory for the Netherlands, the spotlight has now turned on the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship, which kicks off on 8 August. […]

  • EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick
    on August 4, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A breathtaking back-heel, set-piece wizardry, spot-kick incapacity feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony. […]

  • Kepler: Berlin, Bundesliga and baseball
    on August 1, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Max Kepler, who stars for Major League Baseball (MLB) side Minnesota Twins, speaks to FIFA.com about his history in football and formative years spent at Hertha Berlin with USA international John Brooks. […]

  • Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled
    on July 31, 2017 at 11:51 am

    History was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017. […]

  • Hosts Netherlands reach Women's EURO semis
    on July 29, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Goals by Lieke Martens and Vivianne Miedema earned the Netherlands a 2-0 victory over Sweden in the opening quarter-final match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 on Saturday. […]

  • Younes: We have a very bright future
    on July 28, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    Ajax and Germany winger talks exclusively with FIFA.com about his stellar 2017, where he reached the UEFA Europa League final with his club and won the FIFA Confederations Cup for his country. […]

  • Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages
    on July 28, 2017 at 8:07 am

    The 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. […]

Brazilian Soccer news


  • The Week in Numbers
    on January 5, 2018 at 8:06 am

    A baby, a son and a magnate feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa. […]

  • Football's Christmas presents
    on December 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

    From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day. […]

  • Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top
    on December 15, 2017 at 8:58 am

    USA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017. […]

  • Paying tribute to Chapecoense, one year on
    on November 28, 2017 at 10:30 am

    As football marks the first anniversary of the Chapecoense tragedy, FIFA has requested that a minute of silence be held ahead of all matches taking place across on the world on 28 and 29 November. […]

  • England make history as football takes over India
    on October 29, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad. […]

  • Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours
    on October 28, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    Football may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition. […]

  • Brazao: It's a recognition of my work
    on October 28, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao believes winning the adidas Golden Glove award was down to his contributions at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third
    on October 28, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    After 52 games in 22 days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 has its champion: England. In a repeat of the European U-17 Championship final in May, the Three Lions again faced Spain, this time emerging victorious after coming back from 2-0 down to win a thrilling game 5-2. […]

  • Brazil beat luckless Mali to finish third
    on October 28, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Brazil claimed third place at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Mali at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. […]

  • Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017
    on October 27, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    On Saturday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium in Kolkata, the final two matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 will take place. But have you ever wondered what happens before the games are played? […]

  • India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament
    on October 26, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    With the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday. […]

  • Campbell: The standard in India has been very high
    on October 26, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Sol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India. […]

  • England and Spain set up all-European final
    on October 25, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Only one confederation will be represented in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday, as England and Spain booked their places for the climax in Kolkata. […]

  • Vintage year for England's youngsters
    on October 25, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Wednesday's win over Brazil at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 made it four major finals that England youth teams have reached in 2017. […]

  • Brewster takes Three Lions to the final
    on October 25, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    A second hat-trick in as many matches from Rhian Brewster led England into the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-1 victory over Brazil in Kolkata on Wednesday. […]

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata
    on October 23, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semi-final between England and Brazil, due to be played on 25 October 2017, to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium, where the match will kick off at 17:00 local time. […]

  • Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up
    on October 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    We now know the identity of the four semi-finalists at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after Spain and Brazil ran out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties. […]

  • Brazil comeback leads them to last four
    on October 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Brazil needed a second-half turnaround to defeat Germany 2-1, and with it, reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kolkata on Sunday evening. […]

  • When Neymar became Neymar
    on October 21, 2017 at 10:12 am

    With Neymar in the running for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2017 at The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com looks back to 2010 and an audacious goal that set tongues wagging and served notice of a special emerging talent.&nbs […]

  • Leipzig duo looking to fire Germany into semis
    on October 21, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Before Germany's quarter-final clash with Brazil at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, FIFA.com sat down with RB Leipzig duo Elias Abouchabaka and Nicolas Kuhn. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Two former champions round out quarter-final line-up
    on October 18, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    The quarter-final fixtures at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 have now been determined after Brazil and Ghana booked their spots in the last eight on Wednesday. […]

  • Brazil see off Honduras to reach last eight
    on October 18, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Two goals by Brenner helped Brazil into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-0 victory over Honduras in Kochi on Wednesday evening. […]

  • Lucio: No reason to get complacent
    on October 16, 2017 at 4:40 am

    FIFA.com caught up with FIFA World Cup™ winner Lucio ahead of Brazil's Round of 16 tie against Honduras to discuss the U-17 World Cup and football in India. […]

  • Group stage full of historic moments
    on October 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage. […]

  • Five-time global queen Marta talks The Best
    on October 14, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Much interest will focus on who will take the women’s award when the great and good of world football gather in London on 23 October for The Best FIFA Football Awards. Brazil superstar Marta talks through this year's nominations for The Best FIFA Women's Player. […]

  • Favourites live up to their billing
    on October 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    The third and final matchday in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 saw all of the favourites secure safe passage into the Round of 16. […]

  • Brazil see off Niger to win group
    on October 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    First-half goals from Lincoln and Brenner gave Brazil a 2-0 victory over Niger and top spot in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia
    on October 11, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Uruguay, 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. […]

  • Three go through on day of big wins and shocks
    on October 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    There was joy for some and defeat for others in the second round of games in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Brazil go through to knockout stages
    on October 10, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Goals from Lincoln and Paulinho lifted Brazil to a 2-0 victory over Korea DPR in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history
    on October 7, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Several footballing heavyweights found their task tougher than expected, as Groups C and D got underway at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Brazil come from behind to beat Spain
    on October 7, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Goals by Lincoln and Paulinho gave Brazil a valuable 2-1 victory over Spain in their Group D opener at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kochi on Saturday. […]

  • Paulinho: Brazil's Mr Versatile
    on October 5, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    The first thing that strikes you about Paulinho, one of the young Brazilians promising to shine at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, is his versatility. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup
    on October 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • India welcomes the stars of tomorrow
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:49 am

    FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October. […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition. […]

  • Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey
    on September 26, 2017 at 10:15 am

    With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced. […]

  • Ronaldinho: The U-17 World Cup will always be close to my heart
    on September 21, 2017 at 8:08 am

    While he needs no introduction these days, 20 years ago Ronaldinho was making his first triumphant steps on the international stage when he lifted the FIFA U-17 World Cup. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 15, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards. […]

  • Germany oust Brazil as qualifying heroes soar
    on September 14, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Germany have returned to the summit of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot. […]

  • Sissi: France 2019 will be a high-level tournament
    on September 11, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    Brazil legend Sissi speaks to FIFA.com about the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her role in selecting the nominees for The Best FIFA Women's Player award. […]

  • Memorable moment: Sissi's golden goal
    on September 11, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Brazil faced Nigeria in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999, where Sissi stepped up to score a memorable golden goal free-kick in extra time for the South Americans. […]

  • Video Vault: Edu revels in compatriots' global glory
    on September 7, 2017 at 6:20 am

    In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, FIFA.com hears from former Brazil midfielder Edu Gaspar about what A Seleção's triumph at Korea/Japan 2002 meant to him. […]

  • Crucial tests for South American seven
    on September 4, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    FIFA.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. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • The Week in Quotes
    on August 12, 2017 at 9:18 am

    This week we hear from Chapecoense airplane crash survivor Alan Ruschel after an emotional night at the Camp Nou, Ronaldo reflects on his 1994 FIFA World Cup experience as a 17-year-old and Netherlands head coach Sarina Wiegman's achievements are put into context. […]

  • Big and little, old and new
    on August 11, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles. […]

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  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Totti: Messi, Neymar & Ronaldo are footballing aliens
    on October 16, 2017 at 5:15 am

    A bona fide Roma and Italian legend, Francesco Totti knows The Best when he sees it. The recently-retired midfielder let us know who he thinks is in line to pick up the honours at The Best FIFA Football Awards later this month. […]

  • Huppenkothen and Hierro to present European play-off draw
    on October 13, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Renowned 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™. […]

  • Determination fuelling Allegri's fire for 25 years
    on October 6, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Massimiliano Allegri finds himself among The Best FIFA Men's Coach finalists for the first time, but his drive to succeed is no new phenomena, being present a quarter of a century ago back in his playing days. […]

  • How it all began for Allegri, Conte and Zidane
    on October 3, 2017 at 9:39 am

    With 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.&nbs […]

  • Conte’s key qualities: In his players’ words
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:19 am

    What'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. &nbs […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 15, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards. […]

  • European nations vie for France 2019 slots
    on September 13, 2017 at 8:32 am

    FIFA.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. […]

  • Renewed hope for Turkey, Serbia edge closer
    on September 6, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Turkey and Serbia both enjoyed vital victories to round off the September fixtures in European qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. […]

  • Nacho: Spain must stay relaxed against Italy
    on September 1, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Spain and Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez speaks to FIFA.com about the "absolutely vital" upcoming qualifier against Italy and why he has always had a passion for stopping goals rather than scoring them. […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • Video Vault: Cannavaro and Italy savour World Cup glory
    on August 24, 2017 at 6:46 am

    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.&nbs […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • Big and little, old and new
    on August 11, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles. […]

  • EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick
    on August 4, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A breathtaking back-heel, set-piece wizardry, spot-kick incapacity feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony. […]

  • Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages
    on July 28, 2017 at 8:07 am

    The 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. […]

  • Bonucci completes AC Milan switch
    on July 20, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday. […]

  • Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines
    on July 14, 2017 at 6:12 am

    The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks-off in the Netherlands on Sunday as the hosts take on Norway. FIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory. […]

  • Boban presented with fair play award
    on July 9, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban has been honoured during the 21st edition of the Fair Play Menarini Awards in Italy. […]

  • England soar as history-makers abound in Korea Republic
    on June 12, 2017 at 8:59 am

    The 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. […]

  • Golden trio reflect on personal glory
    on June 11, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    We 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. […]

  • England make history as Korea Republic curtain closes
    on June 11, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    England 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. […]

  • Italy beat Uruguay on penalties to finish third
    on June 11, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Italy 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. […]

  • Italy, Uruguay determined to end on high
    on June 10, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Coaches and players from Italy and Uruguay preview the match for third place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. […]

  • Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal
    on June 9, 2017 at 9:13 am

    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. […]

  • England, Venezuela book tickets to maiden finals
    on June 8, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    The 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. […]

  • England come from behind to reach final
    on June 8, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    England 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. […]

  • Europeans make semi-final date
    on June 5, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    An 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. […]

  • Chambeshi: Football is about making history
    on June 4, 2017 at 5:47 am

    With 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. […]

  • Real crowned kings of Europe, book Club World Cup place
    on June 3, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back UEFA Champions League trophies with victory over Juventus and booked their place at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017. […]

  • 14 days to go: Italy and Spain’s penalty drama
    on June 3, 2017 at 9:53 am

    FIFA.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. &nbs […]

  • Revenge or a first ever title defence?
    on June 2, 2017 at 9:19 am

    FIFA.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. […]

  • South American superstars and calcio’s new cape
    on June 2, 2017 at 8:01 am

    The Bundesliga losing its mind-blowing monopolisation of scoring to an unlikely source features in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history. […]

  • Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League
    on June 1, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    Former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez hopes Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final will be the moment that sees veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon lift the trophy in Cardiff. […]

  • Slender wins and six of the best confirm quarters
    on June 1, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    ​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. […]

  • Italy taste revenge against France
    on June 1, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    Italy booked a return to the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-finals as they saw off France 2-1 in Cheonan, eliminating one of the pre-tournament favourites thanks to a resilient display. […]

  • Zidane’s five memorable Champions League moments
    on May 31, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    This Saturday, Zinedine Zidane will have the opportunity to lead Real Madrid to a UEFA Champions League-La Liga double, to help the club defend the European crown they captured last May, and to again qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup that they so impressively won in December. […]

  • Coppolaro keen to erase and rewind
    on May 31, 2017 at 2:04 am

    Ahead 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. […]

  • Roma says 'arrivederci' to its favourite son
    on May 29, 2017 at 11:22 am

    It was a fitting finale to a remarkable Roma career. Francesco Totti arrived on the pitch in the 54th minute of Roma's final Italian Serie A fixture of the 2016/17 season to a rapturous applause at the Stadio Olimpico for his 786th, and final, game for the Giallorossi.&nbs […]

  • Japan come from behind to reach last 16
    on May 27, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Italy and Japan played out a 2-2 draw – with a Ritsu Doan brace earning a point for the Asian champions – that saw both progress into the knockout round from FIFA U-20 World Cup Group D in second and third place. […]

  • A cannon, a boot and faith in youth
    on May 26, 2017 at 9:38 am

    A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes. […]

  • Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived
    on May 24, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    The second round of matches in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 saw two continental champions consolidate their status as pre-tournament favourites. […]

  • Member associations release reports on intermediaries
    on May 24, 2017 at 10:43 am

    Over 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. […]

  • Narrow wins the order of the day
    on May 21, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    Like 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. […]

  • Amaral rocket brings Uruguay victory
    on May 21, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    Substitute Rodrigo Amaral scored a stunning free-kick to help Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 in their Group D opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. […]

  • Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell
    on May 19, 2017 at 11:49 am

    The away exploits of El Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup
    on May 17, 2017 at 6:49 am

    The FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • Korea Republic 2017 in numbers
    on May 16, 2017 at 8:56 am

    With just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history. […]

  • 'Prinsipe' makes majestic case for defence and diligence
    on May 13, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    Daniele 'Prinsipe' Paolucci prevailed in the FUT Champions Season 2 Europe regional final in Madrid, becoming the sole Italian representative at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin (19-20 May). […]

  • Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly
    on May 12, 2017 at 6:57 am

    Multiple nutmegs, two wunderkinds, a dribble from deep and a dramatic title race feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach. […]

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  • Football's Christmas presents
    on December 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

    From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day. […]

  • The young stars of 2017
    on December 24, 2017 at 8:41 am

    FIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future. […]

  • Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top
    on December 15, 2017 at 8:58 am

    USA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017. […]

  • President Infantino meets Emmanuel Macron
    on December 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    French President Emmanuel Macron received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Tuesday in the presence of French Football Association (FFF) President Noël Le Graët. […]

  • Le Sommer: I want to win a competition with my country
    on November 24, 2017 at 11:37 am

    Eugenie Le Sommer has won everything there is to win with club Olympique Lyonnais and the France forward is now dreaming of a maiden world title for Les Bleues. […]

  • England make history as football takes over India
    on October 29, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance
    on October 17, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Iran, Spain, England and Mali emerged victorious in the day’s four Round of 16 ties at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Late penalty sends Spain through
    on October 17, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    A late penalty by Abel Ruiz sent Spain into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 2-1 victory over France in Guwahati on Tuesday. […]

  • Gomes and the secret of Les Bleuets' success
    on October 16, 2017 at 5:43 am

    France captain Claudio Gomes, who plays a key role both on the pitch as a midfielder, and off it in the day-to-day life of the group, lifts the lid on what goes on behind the scenes inside Les Bleuets' camp. […]

  • Group stage full of historic moments
    on October 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage. […]

  • Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw
    on October 14, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    Five more teams joined England in completing the Round of 16 picture at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, with France, Honduras, Iraq, Japan, and Mexico all securing their spots on Saturday. […]

  • France perfect in winning Group E
    on October 14, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    France made it three wins out of three to win Group E after a comfortable 5-1 victory over Honduras at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Guwahati on Saturday. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • Two more teams advance, new landmarks set
    on October 11, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    England and France booked their spots in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after both sides made it two wins from two in group play on Wednesday. […]

  • Gouiri brace leads France to victory
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    Two goals by Amine Gouiri gave France a 2-1 victory over Japan in Group E at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Wednesday. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets
    on October 10, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    France and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised. […]

  • France’s Caqueret happy to keep a low profile
    on October 10, 2017 at 3:10 am

    In a conversation with FIFA.com, Maxence Casqueret believes France has room for improvement at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • France prove too strong for New Caledonia
    on October 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    France got their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaign off to an emphatic start with a 7-1 victory over their French overseas territory cousins New Caledonia. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup
    on October 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • India welcomes the stars of tomorrow
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:49 am

    FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October. […]

  • How it all began for Allegri, Conte and Zidane
    on October 3, 2017 at 9:39 am

    With 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.&nbs […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition. […]

  • Gerard Precheur, a triumph in triplicate
    on September 30, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Gerard Precheur talks FIFA.com through all the steps that led him to a third treble in two years with Lyon last season, a superb achievement that has earned him recognition as one of three candidates for The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2017. […]

  • Giroud’s artistry amazes Arsenal entourage
    on September 29, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    On the back of Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick for Arsenal against Crystal Palace being nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award, FIFA.com takes an in-depth look at the superb goal which made the 10-person shortlist.&nbs […]

  • Teamwork illuminates Moussa’s marvel
    on September 28, 2017 at 7:14 am

    We continue our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by throwing the spotlight on Moussa Dembele and the 25-pass move that secured the Celtic striker's place on the shortlist. […]

  • Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey
    on September 26, 2017 at 10:15 am

    With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced. […]

  • FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 Official Emblem unveiled
    on September 22, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 today unveiled the Official Emblem of the competition in Rennes, France. […]

  • Kante in the spotlight, whether he likes it or not
    on September 20, 2017 at 9:51 am

    While N'Golo Kante's presence at the centre of Leicester City's fairytale triumph brought him into the spotlight, his reprisal of the role with Chelsea has kept him there - even if he would rather not be. […]

  • Bleues ready to shine on home soil
    on September 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    The first step on the road to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was taken on Tuesday when the Local Organising Committee unveiled the tournament’s Official Emblem and Slogan in Paris. […]

  • Official Slogan and Emblem of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 launched today
    on September 19, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    The Musee de l’Homme, located on Paris’ famous Place du Trocadero, hosted the launch of the Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ today. […]

  • France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris
    on September 18, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    The Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the tournament. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Diacre takes over as France women's coach
    on August 30, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    The French national women's team has a new coach after Corinne Diacre was appointed to replace Olivier Echouafni on Wednesday.&nbs […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths
    on August 14, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. […]

  • Big and little, old and new
    on August 11, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles. […]

  • The Week in Quotes
    on August 5, 2017 at 11:12 am

    This week features Neymar's historic transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, a poignant tribute to legendary Australian broadcaster Les Murray and reaction from UEFA Women's EURO where hosts Netherlands set up a final with Denmark. […]

  • Neymar strengthens PSG's Brazilian bonds
    on August 4, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Neymar is far from the first Brazilian to star for Paris Saint-Germain. FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the Seleçao stars who have previously made their mark in the French capital. […]

  • EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick
    on August 4, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A breathtaking back-heel, set-piece wizardry, spot-kick incapacity feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony. […]

  • Neymar moves to Paris Saint-Germain
    on August 3, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Brazil international Neymar has completed his move from Barcelona to French Ligue 1 side Paris-Saint Germain. […]

  • Gael Angoula: a life in six chapters
    on August 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

    A former Thai boxer who spent time in prison before slowly climbing the French ranks to star in Ligue 1, Gael Angoula is now embarking on a new adventure as a referee. He spoke to FIFA.com about his remarkable career journey. […]

  • Abily bids adieu to Les Bleues
    on July 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    Les Bleues legend Camille Abily has called time on her international career, having won the last of her 183 caps during France's UEFA Women's EURO 2017 defeat to England. […]

  • Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled
    on July 31, 2017 at 11:51 am

    History was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017. […]

  • Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages
    on July 28, 2017 at 8:07 am

    The 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. […]

  • Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines
    on July 14, 2017 at 6:12 am

    The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks-off in the Netherlands on Sunday as the hosts take on Norway. FIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory. […]

  • Dani Alves joins Paris Saint-Germain
    on July 12, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Decorated right-back and Brazil international Dani Alves has joined six-time French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain from Juventus on a two-year contract. […]

  • Houara: Winning the Women’s World Cup is my ultimate dream
    on July 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

    FIFA.com speaks exclusively with France's Jessica Houara who, after securing a league, cup and UEFA Women's Champions League treble with Olympique Lyonnais, now has her sights set on success with the national team. […]

French Soccer news


Vidi

  • Football's Christmas presents
    on December 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

    From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day. […]

  • The young stars of 2017
    on December 24, 2017 at 8:41 am

    FIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future. […]

  • Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top
    on December 15, 2017 at 8:58 am

    USA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017. […]

  • President Infantino meets Emmanuel Macron
    on December 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    French President Emmanuel Macron received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Tuesday in the presence of French Football Association (FFF) President Noël Le Graët. […]

  • Le Sommer: I want to win a competition with my country
    on November 24, 2017 at 11:37 am

    Eugenie Le Sommer has won everything there is to win with club Olympique Lyonnais and the France forward is now dreaming of a maiden world title for Les Bleues. […]

  • England make history as football takes over India
    on October 29, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance
    on October 17, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Iran, Spain, England and Mali emerged victorious in the day’s four Round of 16 ties at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Late penalty sends Spain through
    on October 17, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    A late penalty by Abel Ruiz sent Spain into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 2-1 victory over France in Guwahati on Tuesday. […]

  • Gomes and the secret of Les Bleuets' success
    on October 16, 2017 at 5:43 am

    France captain Claudio Gomes, who plays a key role both on the pitch as a midfielder, and off it in the day-to-day life of the group, lifts the lid on what goes on behind the scenes inside Les Bleuets' camp. […]

  • Group stage full of historic moments
    on October 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage. […]

  • Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw
    on October 14, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    Five more teams joined England in completing the Round of 16 picture at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, with France, Honduras, Iraq, Japan, and Mexico all securing their spots on Saturday. […]

  • France perfect in winning Group E
    on October 14, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    France made it three wins out of three to win Group E after a comfortable 5-1 victory over Honduras at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Guwahati on Saturday. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • Two more teams advance, new landmarks set
    on October 11, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    England and France booked their spots in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after both sides made it two wins from two in group play on Wednesday. […]

  • Gouiri brace leads France to victory
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    Two goals by Amine Gouiri gave France a 2-1 victory over Japan in Group E at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Wednesday. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets
    on October 10, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    France and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised. […]

  • France’s Caqueret happy to keep a low profile
    on October 10, 2017 at 3:10 am

    In a conversation with FIFA.com, Maxence Casqueret believes France has room for improvement at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • France prove too strong for New Caledonia
    on October 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    France got their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaign off to an emphatic start with a 7-1 victory over their French overseas territory cousins New Caledonia. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup
    on October 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • India welcomes the stars of tomorrow
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:49 am

    FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October. […]

  • How it all began for Allegri, Conte and Zidane
    on October 3, 2017 at 9:39 am

    With 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.&nbs […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition. […]

  • Gerard Precheur, a triumph in triplicate
    on September 30, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Gerard Precheur talks FIFA.com through all the steps that led him to a third treble in two years with Lyon last season, a superb achievement that has earned him recognition as one of three candidates for The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2017. […]

  • Giroud’s artistry amazes Arsenal entourage
    on September 29, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    On the back of Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick for Arsenal against Crystal Palace being nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award, FIFA.com takes an in-depth look at the superb goal which made the 10-person shortlist.&nbs […]

  • Teamwork illuminates Moussa’s marvel
    on September 28, 2017 at 7:14 am

    We continue our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by throwing the spotlight on Moussa Dembele and the 25-pass move that secured the Celtic striker's place on the shortlist. […]

  • Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey
    on September 26, 2017 at 10:15 am

    With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced. […]

  • FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 Official Emblem unveiled
    on September 22, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 today unveiled the Official Emblem of the competition in Rennes, France. […]

  • Kante in the spotlight, whether he likes it or not
    on September 20, 2017 at 9:51 am

    While N'Golo Kante's presence at the centre of Leicester City's fairytale triumph brought him into the spotlight, his reprisal of the role with Chelsea has kept him there - even if he would rather not be. […]

  • Bleues ready to shine on home soil
    on September 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    The first step on the road to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was taken on Tuesday when the Local Organising Committee unveiled the tournament’s Official Emblem and Slogan in Paris. […]

  • Official Slogan and Emblem of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 launched today
    on September 19, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    The Musee de l’Homme, located on Paris’ famous Place du Trocadero, hosted the launch of the Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ today. […]

  • France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris
    on September 18, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    The Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the tournament. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Diacre takes over as France women's coach
    on August 30, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    The French national women's team has a new coach after Corinne Diacre was appointed to replace Olivier Echouafni on Wednesday.&nbs […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths
    on August 14, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. […]

  • Big and little, old and new
    on August 11, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles. […]

  • The Week in Quotes
    on August 5, 2017 at 11:12 am

    This week features Neymar's historic transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, a poignant tribute to legendary Australian broadcaster Les Murray and reaction from UEFA Women's EURO where hosts Netherlands set up a final with Denmark. […]

  • Neymar strengthens PSG's Brazilian bonds
    on August 4, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Neymar is far from the first Brazilian to star for Paris Saint-Germain. FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the Seleçao stars who have previously made their mark in the French capital. […]

  • EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick
    on August 4, 2017 at 7:44 am

    A breathtaking back-heel, set-piece wizardry, spot-kick incapacity feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony. […]

  • Neymar moves to Paris Saint-Germain
    on August 3, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Brazil international Neymar has completed his move from Barcelona to French Ligue 1 side Paris-Saint Germain. […]

  • Gael Angoula: a life in six chapters
    on August 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

    A former Thai boxer who spent time in prison before slowly climbing the French ranks to star in Ligue 1, Gael Angoula is now embarking on a new adventure as a referee. He spoke to FIFA.com about his remarkable career journey. […]

  • Abily bids adieu to Les Bleues
    on July 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    Les Bleues legend Camille Abily has called time on her international career, having won the last of her 183 caps during France's UEFA Women's EURO 2017 defeat to England. […]

  • Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled
    on July 31, 2017 at 11:51 am

    History was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017. […]

  • Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages
    on July 28, 2017 at 8:07 am

    The 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. […]

  • Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines
    on July 14, 2017 at 6:12 am

    The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks-off in the Netherlands on Sunday as the hosts take on Norway. FIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory. […]

  • Dani Alves joins Paris Saint-Germain
    on July 12, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Decorated right-back and Brazil international Dani Alves has joined six-time French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain from Juventus on a two-year contract. […]

  • Houara: Winning the Women’s World Cup is my ultimate dream
    on July 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

    FIFA.com speaks exclusively with France's Jessica Houara who, after securing a league, cup and UEFA Women's Champions League treble with Olympique Lyonnais, now has her sights set on success with the national team. […]

Spanish Soccer news


  • FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities
    on February 5, 2018 at 4:52 pm

    FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura met with Inigo Mendez de Vigo, the Spanish Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, in Madrid on Tuesday 5 February. Also present at the meeting were Jose Ramon Lete, the president of the Spanish Sports Council, and Juan Luis Larrea, the president of the Spanish Football Association (RFEF). […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on January 5, 2018 at 8:06 am

    A baby, a son and a magnate feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa. […]

  • Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top
    on December 15, 2017 at 8:58 am

    USA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017. […]

  • Torrejon: I hope we can host a World Cup one day
    on November 18, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    FIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019. […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 31, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com. […]

  • England make history as football takes over India
    on October 29, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad. […]

  • Brewster hails amazing England triumph
    on October 28, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    A Saturday night in Kolkata, India, will live long in the memory of striker Rhian Brewster and his England team-mates after they became FIFA U-17 World Cup winners. […]

  • Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours
    on October 28, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    Football may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition. […]

  • Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third
    on October 28, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    After 52 games in 22 days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 has its champion: England. In a repeat of the European U-17 Championship final in May, the Three Lions again faced Spain, this time emerging victorious after coming back from 2-0 down to win a thrilling game 5-2. […]

  • England come back to win first U-17 World Cup title
    on October 28, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    England came from two goals down to defeat Spain 5-2 and win their first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup title in front of 66,684 in Kolkata, India, on Saturday. […]

  • England rematch excites Spain skipper Ruiz
    on October 27, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Ahead of the final at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kolkata on Saturday, Spain captain Abel Ruiz gave an exclusive interview to FIFA.com. […]

  • Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017
    on October 27, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    On Saturday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium in Kolkata, the final two matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 will take place. But have you ever wondered what happens before the games are played? […]

  • India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament
    on October 26, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    With the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday. […]

  • Campbell: The standard in India has been very high
    on October 26, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Sol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India. […]

  • Generous Gelabert glad to be of assistance
    on October 25, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    After Spain defeated Mali to reach the FIFA U-17 World Cup final, FIFA.com caught up with playmaker Cesar Gelabert, who talks about receiving advice from his footballing father and the satisfaction he gets from making assists. […]

  • England and Spain set up all-European final
    on October 25, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Only one confederation will be represented in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday, as England and Spain booked their places for the climax in Kolkata. […]

  • Ruiz tees up European rematch
    on October 25, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    A 3-1 win over Mali lined up a re-run of the UEFA European U-17 Championship climax, as Spain triumphed to book a date with England in the FIFA U-17 World Cup final. […]

  • Spain, Mali hoping for a different ending
    on October 25, 2017 at 1:17 am

    Spain and Mali are two nations who have something in common when it comes to the FIFA U-17 World Cup: both have come close to winning the competition, without taking that final step. […]

  • Gomez walks the tightrope for Spain
    on October 22, 2017 at 8:09 pm

    On a yellow card going into Sunday's quarter-final versus Iran in Kochi, Spain goalscorer Sergio Gomez knew he was risking a suspension for the semi-finals. […]

  • Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up
    on October 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    We now know the identity of the four semi-finalists at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after Spain and Brazil ran out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties. […]

  • Spain set up Mali showdown
    on October 22, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    Spain eased their way into the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 3-1 victory over Iran in Kochi on Sunday. […]

  • Spain stars doing homework off the pitch
    on October 20, 2017 at 6:09 am

    Spain U-17 stars Nacho Diaz, Diego Pampin, and Marc Vidal reveal their daily study routine during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to FIFA.com. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on October 20, 2017 at 4:19 am

    George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks. […]

  • Messi cracks another milestone
    on October 19, 2017 at 5:51 am

    Barcelona forward and The Best nominee Lionel Messi has achieved yet another goalscoring milestone after netting his 100th goal in European competition on Wednesday. […]

  • Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance
    on October 17, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Iran, Spain, England and Mali emerged victorious in the day’s four Round of 16 ties at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Late penalty sends Spain through
    on October 17, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    A late penalty by Abel Ruiz sent Spain into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 2-1 victory over France in Guwahati on Tuesday. […]

  • Group stage full of historic moments
    on October 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage. […]

  • Moha: I got into football because of Zidane
    on October 14, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Spain midfielder Mohamed Moukhliss enjoyed a memorable night in Kochi on Friday, helping to propel his country to the Round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 by scoring a fine opening goal in their 2-0 Group D victory over Korea DPR. […]

  • Favourites live up to their billing
    on October 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    The third and final matchday in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 saw all of the favourites secure safe passage into the Round of 16. […]

  • Spain sail into Round of 16
    on October 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    Spain overcame a dogged Korea DPR defence to win 2-0 and secure their place in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Yun Min, Korea DPR's motivational skipper
    on October 12, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    Ahead of his country's crunch game against Spain at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, FIFA.com sat down with Korea DPR captain Yun Min, who talks bouncing back from the Brazil loss and dreams of reaching the knockout stages of India 2017.&nbs […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
    on October 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today. […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
    on October 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.&nbs […]

  • Three go through on day of big wins and shocks
    on October 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    There was joy for some and defeat for others in the second round of games in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Spain finally flex muscles in Group D
    on October 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    After an opening loss to Brazil in their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaign, Spain and starlet striker Abel Ruiz came to life against Niger in a 4-0 victory. […]

  • Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history
    on October 7, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Several footballing heavyweights found their task tougher than expected, as Groups C and D got underway at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. […]

  • Brazil come from behind to beat Spain
    on October 7, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Goals by Lincoln and Paulinho gave Brazil a valuable 2-1 victory over Spain in their Group D opener at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kochi on Saturday. […]

  • How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup
    on October 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are. […]

  • Mboula’s Messi-style marvel
    on October 4, 2017 at 11:54 am

    FIFA.com continues our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by shining the spotlight on Jordi Mboula's amazing solo goal for Barcelona's youth team. […]

  • India welcomes the stars of tomorrow
    on October 4, 2017 at 4:49 am

    FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October. […]

  • India 2017 in numbers
    on October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition. […]

  • Humble and hard working: The qualities of Keylor Navas
    on September 27, 2017 at 6:45 am

    FIFA.com spoke with Costa Rica's Christian Bolanos and Kendall Waston about the qualities that make Keylor Navas a finalist for The Best FIFA Goalkeeper 2017 award. […]

  • Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey
    on September 26, 2017 at 10:15 am

    With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced. […]

  • Nacho: Madrid want to make history again
    on September 12, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    In the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on September 8, 2017 at 10:33 am

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria. […]

  • Renewed hope for Turkey, Serbia edge closer
    on September 6, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Turkey and Serbia both enjoyed vital victories to round off the September fixtures in European qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. […]

  • Nacho: Spain must stay relaxed against Italy
    on September 1, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Spain and Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez speaks to FIFA.com about the "absolutely vital" upcoming qualifier against Italy and why he has always had a passion for stopping goals rather than scoring them. […]

  • Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe
    on August 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

    With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies. […]

  • The Week in Numbers
    on August 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs. […]

  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths
    on August 14, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. […]