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Teenager Kun thriving in attacking role

Teenager Kun thriving in attacking role

Jin Kun shapes as a potential superstar for China PR at this year's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in France after already impressing at senior international level for the Steel Roses.
The architects of success

The architects of success

During his time at Barcelona, Pep Guardiola became a folk hero. He achieved greatness, both as a player and as a coach, enabling the club to hit the heights. And yet, he remained modest about his
FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities

FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities

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
Happy birthday, Cristiano!

Happy birthday, Cristiano!

Today, on Cristiano Ronaldo's 33rd birthday, FIFA.com pays tribute to the Portuguese star, who is readying himself for his fourth FIFA World Cup this year.
Rising La Roja eyeing further progress

Rising La Roja eyeing further progress

FIFA.com caught up with Spain head coach Jorge Vilda to discuss the blueprint underlying La Roja's years of success at youth level and the strides they are currently making on the senior stage, which
The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

This week features David Beckham's newest endeavour in the game, an emotional return for Tim Cahill and the first words from Bert van Marwijk as the new Socceroos manager.
Technical experts working together to drive football forward

Technical experts working together to drive football forward

A multi-day FIFA workshop for technical experts wrapped up in Doha where the focus was on the exchange of experiences and the definition of common goals across all confederations and national
Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

The FIFA World Cup has always had a strong influence on many aspects of society in Host Nations, and Russia is no exception. With just over four months remaining until the start of the tournament, the
Al Jaber: My World Cup memories are vivid

Al Jaber: My World Cup memories are vivid

Almost 12 years on from scoring the last of his world finals goals, former Saudi Arabia forward Sami Al Jaber spoke with FIFA.com about his World Cup memories and what Russia 2018 means to the
The Week in Numbers

The Week in Numbers

Pele, Ronaldo, the original Ronaldo, his successor in the Brazil No9 shirt, an Italian wunderkind and a precocious German professor feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two rapid
Brazil dominate again, Paraguay back on big stage

Brazil dominate again, Paraguay back on big stage

Brazil booked their place at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in style, winning all their matches at the South American Championships in the age group, held in Ecuador. Joining the
Gardiner: Football has the power to improve children’s lives

Gardiner: Football has the power to improve children’s lives

FIFA Grassroots expert Stanley Gardiner speaks about his experiences working with football and children during the FIFA Technical Experts' Workshop in Doha
FYR Macedonia’s rollercoaster ride continues

FYR Macedonia’s rollercoaster ride continues

From playing their part in Italy’s failure to qualify for Russia and big wins against famous names, to a promising U-21 side and huge leaps up and down the world rankings, life in football is rarely
Rimet’s World Cup vision realised

Rimet’s World Cup vision realised

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we go right back to the start with a shot of Jules Rimet arriving for the tournament's
Trophy Tour provides fresh boost for PNG

Trophy Tour provides fresh boost for PNG

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour™ by Coca-Cola made a special and historic stop on its global journey today as it touched down for the first time in Papua New Guinea.
Van Marwijk: I will do it my way

Van Marwijk: I will do it my way

New Australia coach Bert van Marwijk says the Socceroos are good enough to progress into the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Falcao: I’ve often pictured myself scoring at a World Cup

Falcao: I’ve often pictured myself scoring at a World Cup

Radamel Falcao speaks to FIFA.com to share some of his memories and heroes from watching the FIFA World Cup down the years.
Teenager Kun thriving in attacking role

Teenager Kun thriving in attacking role

Jin Kun shapes as a potential superstar for China PR at this year's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in France after already impressing at senior international level for the Steel Roses.
Uruguay stalwart Lugano hangs up the boots

Uruguay stalwart Lugano hangs up the boots

Diego Lugano, who captained Uruguay to a memorable semi-final appearance at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, has announced his retirement to bring down the curtain on a glittering 19-year playing
FIFA Technical Experts’ Workshop in Doha

FIFA Technical Experts’ Workshop in Doha

The FIFA Technical Experts’ Workshop 2018 has brought 75 FIFA experts from 45 different countries to Doha for a seminar that will showcase part of Gianni Infantino’s "FIFA 2.0" strategy, designed to