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14 June 2018 | 3:54 pm
RUSSIA 2018 
All 32 teams will be in action in the opening week of the World Cup. How important is it to get off to a good start? We look into it.  – Who will be crowned world champions? Stars from the worlds of music, sport and film including Usain Bolt and Boris Becker give FIFA 1904 their tips on the eventual tournament winners. – A list of firsts: we take a look at some of the radical changes that have been introduced at World Cups. – Everyone wants to predict the World Cup winners. But how do you go about it? PLUS ... Cardiac arrest on the pitch: Dr Michel D’Hooghe shares his experiences as a team doctor with us. 
5 February 2018 | 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).

29 January 2018 | 12:59 pm

Marco Fazzone has been appointed as the Director of the FIFA World Football Museum. Fazzone, who is currently the Managing Director of Design & Regional Art Fairs of the MCH Group Ltd. in Basel, will take up the post in February 2018.

25 January 2018 | 5:40 pm

FIFA President Gianni Infantino attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

25 January 2018 | 7:33 am

With Ange Postecoglou at the helm, Australia commenced 2017 at 44 on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and facing a significant challenge to qualify for a fourth successive FIFA World Cup. Now they are flying high and bound for Russia, as reports.

24 January 2018 | 11:50 am

The draw for the first UEFA Nations League has seen the likes of Germany, France and the Netherlands grouped together in its top league ahead of its kick off in September 2018.

19 January 2018 | 10:17 pm

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided, on 18 January 2018, to appoint a normalisation committee for the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) in accordance with article 8 paragraph 2 of the FIFA Statutes.

19 January 2018 | 9:13 am

At the fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit of the 2017/2018 series in Amsterdam, representatives from 21 FIFA member associations held discussions on the FIFA Forward Programme, the future of youth and women’s competitions, the transfer system and players' status. rounds up some of the reactions.

18 January 2018 | 8:06 am

Presidents and general secretaries from 21 FIFA member associations and three confederations (AFC, CONCACAF and UEFA) debated issues, including the FIFA Forward Programme and the future of youth and women’s competitions.

16 January 2018 | 10:55 am

Former Dutch international and current FIFA Chief Officer for Technical Development Marco van Basten speaks to ahead of the Fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit in Amsterdam.

15 January 2018 | 1:22 pm

Presidents and general secretaries of 21 FIFA member associations from three confederations will meet in Amsterdam for the latest FIFA Executive Football Summit on 16 January, in a bid to work together and continue shaping the future of world football.

12 January 2018 | 8:49 am

We're happy to announce our grand prize winners for the final seasons of our FIFA Predictor and FIFA Ultimate Trivia games. 

5 January 2018 | 8:06 am
A baby, a son and a magnate feature in’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.
4 January 2018 | 10:29 pm

Egypt's Mohamed Salah and Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala were named as the top players in Africa at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday.

31 December 2017 | 3:20 pm

As we celebrate the start of 2018, we can look forward to a lot of spectacular football - most notably at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The beautiful game can be played almost anywhere, even in the most incredible locations, as shown by our photo gallery.

30 December 2017 | 3:42 pm
Four FIFA tournaments, four glorious goals. looks back on the sensational goals that you, the fans, voted as the best at each full-size FIFA tournament in 2017.
30 December 2017 | 12:16 pm

As midnight struck in London on 30 December 2017, the latest names to be recognised in the traditional Queen’s New Year Honours List were revealed. Among the list was the citation: Joyce Evelyn, Mrs. COOK, O.B.E. For services to Sport and Accessibility.

27 December 2017 | 10:15 am

Women’s football is an integral part of – and not just during tournaments. Many current and former players, coaches and important figures within national associations have fielded questions from us this year.

25 December 2017 | 7:16 am
As part of the legacy of hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, the Mission XI Million (MXIM) programme not only reached its stated goals, it far exceeded them.
25 December 2017 | 6:00 am
From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.
24 December 2017 | 8:41 am presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future.

20 December 2017 | 8:15 pm
The FIFA Appeal Committee decided to partially uphold the appeal lodged by the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero, reducing his suspension to six months.
20 December 2017 | 4:46 pm

As 2017 comes to a close, Jordyn Huitema is sure to reflect fondly on what has been a year of progress and development for the Canadian youngster.

20 December 2017 | 3:00 pm

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has today, 20 December 2017, decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Malian Football Association (FEMAFOOT) in accordance with article 8 paragraph 2 of the FIFA Statutes.

20 December 2017 | 9:13 am

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

15 December 2017 | 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.

9 December 2017 | 11:48 am
One year after successfully hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2016, Jordan has taken another step towards the staging of another major female showpiece with the draw for the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup
8 December 2017 | 11:40 am

On 7 December 2017, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero for one year.

7 December 2017 | 9:27 pm
The situation of the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) was submitted to the FIFA Member Associations Committee during its meeting on 4 December 2017.
7 December 2017 | 8:13 am

After returning to the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time since 1998, Morocco also climbed eight places in November’s FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. We take a closer look at the Atlas Lions' rise under head coach Herve Renard.

6 December 2017 | 10:59 am

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has today lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) in October 2015 for its failure to comply with its obligations stipulated in articles 14 and 19 of the FIFA Statutes. 

5 December 2017 | 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.

3 December 2017 | 10:22 am

When the team line-ups are announced prior to a football match, the volume inside the stadium surges as the players' names ring out from the stands, the atmosphere thick with anticipation ahead of kick-off. 

2 December 2017 | 8:31 am

This week features reaction from Friday’s World Cup Final Draw in Moscow, Lionel Messi talking about fatherhood and Gianluigi Buffon saying he will never turn down a call to play for Gli Azzurri no matter his age.

30 November 2017 | 4:45 pm spoke with four coaches ahead of Friday’s Final Draw at the State Kremlin Palace and asked them what they are hoping for from the event.
30 November 2017 | 3:44 pm
FIFA can confirm that in accordance with the established timeline, the two registered bidders have submitted their respective bidding agreements before the passing of the 30 November deadline. 
30 November 2017 | 3:38 pm

In another milestone on the road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, 36 of the world’s best match officials convened in Abu Dhabi to take part in theory and practical sessions under Pierluigi Collina and Massimo Busacca.

30 November 2017 | 1:23 am
Syria’s Omar Kharbin and Australia’s Samantha Kerr were named as the top players in Asia at the AFC Annual Awards in Bangkok on Wednesday.
29 November 2017 | 3:14 pm
Without question, the eyes of the footballing world will be on Moscow this week, as the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ takes place on Friday.
28 November 2017 | 11:28 am

2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup final referee Bjorn Kuipers discusses his career and the mentality of a referee during a FIFA refereeing course in Abu Dhabi.

28 November 2017 | 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.
27 November 2017 | 12:53 pm

During his career, Pierluigi Collina officiated so diligently and competently that he was voted the world's best referee for six consecutive years between 1998 and 2003. The Italian redefined the role and became the first star referee.

25 November 2017 | 8:45 am

This week we feature Neymar giving hints on some of his hopes on and off the pitch, Paulo Dybala talking about what Lionel Messi means to him and his country and Australia forward Samantha Kerr putting forth the Matildas' ambitions at France 2019.

24 November 2017 | 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.

24 November 2017 | 11:08 am


According to Sony India, the host nation’s FIFA U-17 World Cup opener with USA attracted an audience of 1.8m viewers, while the highest single programme audience for live coverage was 1.1m on SONY Ten 2 when India faced Colombia.
22 November 2017 | 4:35 pm
FIFA has launched a second round of summits to bring together its member associations and discuss strategic matters for the future of the game.
21 November 2017 | 8:32 am

Israel midfielder Lee Falkon tells about her ambitions for women's football in her homeland, diverse experiences playing abroad and the day she scored her nation's most memorable goal.

18 November 2017 | 3:35 pm 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.

17 November 2017 | 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.
16 November 2017 | 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.