Olympique Lyonnais of France won the 79th Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup tournament in their first-ever appearance, defeating Belgian representatives Anderlecht 1-0 in the final.
Olympique Lyonnais won the 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup after a 1-0 victory over Anderlecht in the final on Thursday.
As the final eight teams completed their second batch of FIFA U-20 World Cup games, groups E and F served up a fine selection of goals and teed up some impending drama, while France booked their next round spot.
France waltzed into the last 16 of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 thanks to a 4-0 win over ten-man Vietnam, with Jean-Kevin Augustin getting a brace.
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.
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 recall France’s period of domination.
Now aged 28, Julio Tavares only turned professional in 2012. FIFA.com sat down with the Cape Verde forward, who discusses being a former regional petanque champion, playing in goal for a season and his nation's Russia 2018 hopes.
The 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place this week, with the Buchlern sports complex in Zurich hosting ten youth teams from across the globe on Wednesday and Thursday.
While France cruised to victory, the stars of the day came in the less seasoned individuals, as Senegal, Vietnam and a truly 21st century player stood out on day three of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
France confirmed their status as one of the tournament heavyweights as they cruised to a 3-0 win over Honduras to kick off their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign.
France head to Korea Republic 2017 as reigning European U-19 champions and with high hopes. Speaking exclusively to FIFA.com, coach Ludovic Batelli gives the low-down on his team.
The eight gamers who clinched their tickets to the FIWC 2017 Grand Final on Friday returned to action in Berlin on Saturday with their sights set on the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship title.
Spain defeat England on penalties after dramatic final for record-extending ninth UEFA U-17 European Championship title, with finalists to be joined by Germany, France and Turkey at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup.
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.
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.
In 2003, Thierry Henry scored a golden goal on home turf to ensure France defended their title. Yet, the final was overshadowed by the death of Marc-Vivien Foe, prompting a display of solidarity and humanity from both teams at the tournament decider.
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.
France have claimed Europe's fifth and final berth at India 2017 after beating Hungary 1-0 in a FIFA U-17 World Cup play-off match at the UEFA U-17 European Championship.
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.
With kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.
Spain and Turkey booked their tickets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with quarter-final victories at the UEFA U-17 European Championship in Croatia on Friday.
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.
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.
FIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, second leg between Juventus and Monaco in photos.
Comfortable first-leg semi-final winners against Atletico Madrid and Monaco, by 3-0 and 2-0 scorelines respectively, Real Madrid and Juventus are close to setting up a repeat of their 1997 UEFA Champions League final, which ended with Los Blancos winning the trophy for a seventh time.
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 recall the only coach to have won the Confederations Cup and also guided a different team to the competition.
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.
Gonzalo Higuain grabbed most of the headlines for his two-goal performance as Juventus put one hand on a ticket to the UEFA Champions League final, but ageless goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played an equally pivotal role in the 2-0 win at Monaco on Wednesday.
FIFA.com looks back at Wednesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Monaco and Juventus in photos.
Virtually unbeatable at the turn of the millennium, France won the FIFA World Cup™ on home soil in 1998, the UEFA EURO title two years later, and claimed a third trophy courtesy of a Patrick Vieira header.
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.
Opponents in last year’s UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid and Atletico face off once again, while tournament revelations Monaco take on Juventus and their formidable defence.
The FIFA Confederations Cup Park set up camp in a popular recreational spot Moscow last weekend, with Marcel Desailly and the trophy itself among the star attractions.
David Trezeguet speaks to FIFA.com about the UEFA Champions League semi-final between his former teams Monaco and Juventus and assesses Antoine Griezmann's contribution for club and country ahead of a key period for Atletico Madrid and France.
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 one of the most sensational results in the history of the competition.
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.
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 the meeting of Ronaldinho and Zinedine Zidane in 2006, and a masterclass from the Frenchman.
Adrenaline junkies, fruit machines, polls, droppings and helf from afar feature as FIFA.com reviews France’s FIFA World Cup conquest in statistics.
This week the football world grieves the passing of former Aston Villa, England, Middlesbrough and Rangers defender Ugo Ehiogu, while Dani Alves reveals how he consoled former team-mate Neymar after Juventus' victory over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.
Reigning champions Real Madrid will face neighbours Atletico Madrid, while Monaco meet Juventus, when the four remaining sides fight for a place at the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff.
Eleven players from 11 countries, a 21-year wait for the same starting XI and underdogs mocking the seeding system make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.
Juventus and Monaco built on their first-leg performances to secure spots in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals with assured displays in Wednesday’s quarter-final, second legs.
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.
It was a good Wednesday for the Madrid-based clubs in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, as Atletico and Real earned aggregate advantages for next week’s decisive second legs. Monaco also have an advantage to take home following their rescheduled match in Germany.
FIFA today released the following statement from President Gianni Infantino regarding Tuesday's security incident in Dortmund, Germany.
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 ten-team line-up for the 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup has been announced, with reigning holders Grasshopper Club in line to defend their title in Zurich.
FIFA.com reviews the latest in women's club football, with Olympique Lyon one step closer to defending their UEFA Women’s Champions League title, Turbine Potsdam retaububg top spot in Germany’s Bundesliga and Fiorentina pulling away from their rivals in Italy.
FIFA.com previews the latest round of qualifiers in Europe, where some of the continent's heavyweights face crucial matches in the race to secure direct passage to Russia 2018.
FIFA.com looks back at the action in women’s club football in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, where the league leaders all consolidated their positions with resounding victories this weekend.