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  • The Week in Quotes

    We hear from Nuri Sahin on the unique support at Borussia Dortmund, Paulo Dybala reflects last year's UEFA Champions League final and Gerard Pique delivers an honest assessment of Barcelona heading into the new La Liga season.

  • South Africa's phases of the Moon

    Having played football under Apartheid rule in South Africa, Patrick Moon is now seeing his sons Patrick and Bryce reap the benefits of his sacrifices, both pulling on the shirt of the Bafana Bafana ​to fly the family flag on the international stage.

  • 32 years of USWNT glory

    On the anniversary of their first ever international match, FIFA.com looks back at the success of the USA women's national team in five moments.

  • GORILLA: It was emotional to win this titleAlready a giant of the game thanks to his performances on FIFA 15 and 16, Spencer Ealing sealed his place in history on Friday. Too strong for Germany's DETO in the FIWC 2017 Grand Final, the player better known as GORILLA put an official stamp on his standing as the greatest in the world. 
  • GORILLA wins England second FIWC gold

    Over seven million players during an almost-year-long season attempted the road to London, but ultimately only one player was left holding the world trophy, and that player was local boy GORILLA.

  • Finland FA President Pertti Alaja passes awayFIFA President Gianni Infantino has expressed his sorrow at the death of distinguished Football Association of Finland President Pertti Alaja, who passed away aged 65.
  • India 2017 Trophy Experience launched in New DelhiIn a first of a kind experience, thousands of children along with dignitaries from the Government of India came together to celebrate the launch of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Trophy Experience in the capital city of New Delhi.
  • Experts have their sayFollowing two days of tough competition at the FIWC 2017 Grand Final, only four gamers remain in contention for the title. Ahead of the final day, FIFA.com spoke to expert trio Laura Woods, Spencer and ChuBoi, who are all covering the event.
  • The Week in NumbersA 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.
  • New Zealand ease their way to Uruguay 2018New Zealand are the first team to join hosts Uruguay at the 16-nation 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after comfortably winning the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship in Samoa on Friday.
  • A World Cup dream for Nagbe

    Having already tasted CONCACAF Gold Cup success, Darlington Nagbe is intent on making 2017 a year to remember with USA as he hopes to go one better than his father – an African and Liberian legend – by reaching the FIFA World Cup.

  • Advantage DETO and GORILLA

    Following yesterday’s intense group phase action, the 16 quarter-finalists in the Xbox One and Playstation 4 divisions resumed hostilities on Thursday. Germany’s DETO and England’s GORILLA are in the driving seat ahead of the second legs of the division finals on Friday.

  • Who will be The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017?

    A panel of FIFA Legends have shortlisted 24 players for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 award.

  • Ten nominated to be The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2017

    A panel of women’s football experts have shortlisted ten players for The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2017 award.

  • A dozen shortlisted to be The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2017

    A panel of FIFA Legends have shortlisted 12 head coaches for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2017 award.

  • Ten names in the running to be The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2017A panel of women’s football experts have shortlisted ten head coaches for The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2017 award.
  • Golden boy Stabile makes his mark

    In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to the tournament's first edition and its top scorer opening his account.

  • New-look Nepal harbouring fresh hopesAfter slumping to an all-time low in January 2016, Nepal have been climbing back up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and now find themselves with realistic dreams of a first ever spot at the AFC Asian Cup.
  • Favourites on form during exciting opening day

    Apart from a handful of minor surprises, the first day of the Grand Final of the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 in London largely stuck to the script, with the pre-tournament favourites all advancing to the quarter-finals. FIFA.com takes a look back at Wednesday’s intriguing group phase.

  • Valderrama: To be the best, you have to love football

    The South American icon reveals the qualities needed to become The Best and insists Neymar has what it takes to challenge Messi and Cristiano.


  • Women’s football tackling big issues in IndiaFIFA U-17 World Cup venue Goa played host to the women’s football festival 'Our Bodies, Our Rights, Our Game' between 5 and 13 August.
  • Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards to be announced on Thursday

    Ahead of the second edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards on 23 October 2017, the nominees are set to be named on 17 August.

  • Azpilicueta talks FIWC, team-mates' FIFA skills and his favourite club

    The Chelsea vice-captain and Spain international talks to FIFA.com about his love of video games and his admiration for the players that make it to the Grand Final of the FIWC.

  • Guinea out to cause a shock in IndiaFIFA.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.
  • Williams: Soca Warriors ready to bounce backIt has been a challenging time for Trinidad and Tobago during the Hexagonal stage of CONCACAF qualifying for Russia, but goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams remains positive about the Soca Warriors’ chances of reaching the world stage.
  • London's football history: Wembley Stadium

    Ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards coming to London on 23 October, FIFA.com looks back on five memorable games hosted at the city's most iconic football arena: Wembley Stadium.

  • Scots' free-kick hero eyes another miracle

    Scotland and Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths speaks to FIFA.com about scoring two superb free-kicks in three minutes against England in June, the technique he employed and his team's hopes of claiming an unlikely World Cup berth.

  • Prolific Kubo shapes as Japan’s bright new starIt seems that whenever Japan are chasing a ticket to the FIFA World Cup, a star player rises to the occasion when they need it most. As Samurai Blue pursue a ticket to Russia 2018, forward Yuya Kubo looms as a pivotal figure.
  • FIWC week kicks off with Player CouncilAs many of the 32 players begin their journeys from all over the world to arrive in London, FIFA took the opportunity to officially begin FIWC week by holding a Player Conference on Monday 14 August.
  • European quartet secure France 2018 berths

    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.

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