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Guinea out to cause a shock in India

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:21:00 GMT

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

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:16:00 GMT

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

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:54:00 GMT

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.

West Germany's 1990 winners in numbers

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:16:00 GMT

Shock call-ups, studs, ambidexterity, volleys, a free-scoring defender and some exceptional individual displays feature as FIFA.com reviews West Germany’s triumph at Italy 1990.

European octet eye France 2018 slots

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:34:00 GMT

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

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMT

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

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:32:00 GMT

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.

Behind the World Cup record: Helmut Schon

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:08:00 GMT

Thought of as one of the most successful coaches in German football history, Helmut Schon holds the World Cup record for most matches as coach (25). FIFA.com goes behind the record and takes a closer look at Schon's achievement.

Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:51:00 GMT

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

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 21:01:00 GMT

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

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:37:00 GMT

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.

Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:12:00 GMT

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.

James Rodriguez joins Bayern on two-year loan

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:09:00 GMT

2014 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich from Real Madrid on a two-year loan deal until 30 June 2019, the German Bundesliga side have confirmed.

Coaches react to India 2017 draw

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:14:00 GMT

After a fascinating draw in Mumbai set the scene for an intriguing FIFA U-17 World Cup, FIFA.com caught up with the coaches of Germany, New Caledonia, Mali and hosts India to get their take on their prospective opponents.

Chinese coffee and a deadly insect

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 06:17:00 GMT

Compatriots sharing a big birthday celebration feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a set-piece specialist, a supersub, an unbelievable upset and a game that lasted longer than two days.

Germans’ breakthrough in Bern

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:50:00 GMT

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, in the wake of Germany's maiden FIFA Confederations Cup win, we look back to when they lifted the Jules Rimet trophy for the first time.

Germany on top after two-year wait

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 08:56:00 GMT

Germany have capped a sensational week on the international stage by returning to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the first time since being knocked off the top spot exactly two years ago.

A Russian extravaganza & another German triumph

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:35:00 GMT

After two weeks of action that only whet the appetite further for a return to Russia in 2018, we look over the numbers and the standout memories from the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and Germany's victory.

Six things that will stay with the world champions

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:08:00 GMT

The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is now history – and while the same can be said of the Germany line-up assembled specifically for this tournament and unlikely ever to appear together again, the past three weeks in Russia have certainly left their mark.

Captain Bravo speaks for a nation

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:30:00 GMT

FIFA.com caught up with defeated Chilean captain, and adidas Golden Glove winner, Claudio Bravo after the FIFA Confederations Cup final in which La Roja came up just short against Germany.

Awards list dominated by victorious Germans

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:52:00 GMT

As the curtain came down on the Tournament of Champions, it was time to hand out the individual awards - and it was no surprise to see Germany pick up the majority of them.

Germany crowned as Portugal bag bronze

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:22:00 GMT

FIFA.com rounds up the action from a memorable final day at Russia 2017, which saw Germany take the trophy after a hard-fought win over Chile, and Portugal come from behind to snatch third place in dramatic circumstances.

Germany punish profligate Chile

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 21:08:00 GMT

Germany have won the FIFA Confederations Cup for the first time after a 1-0 victory over Chile at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

Preview: Chile v Germany

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:43:00 GMT

Regardless of what happens in the FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 final in St. Petersburg, one thing is sure. After Brazil (4 titles), France (2), Argentina, Mexico and Denmark (1 each), there will be a new name on the trophy.

Leon and the Lothar factor

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:18:00 GMT

FIFA.com looks at the similarities between Leon Goretzka, Germany's two-goal semi-final hero, and the legendary Lothar Matthaus, hearing from these two midfield powerhouses and the world champions' coach, Joachim Low.

Goretzka fires Germany to the final

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:58:00 GMT

A 4-1 win over Mexico, inspired by a quick-fire start, saw FIFA World Cup holders Germany tee-up a FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 final with Chile. 

Low's guide to penalty shootouts

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:02:00 GMT

Germany have not lost a penalty shootout at senior level for over 40 years. Following the country's victory over England on penalties in the U-21 European Championship semi-finals on Tuesday, Joachim Low spoke about how he approaches taking spot-kicks.

Mexico out to banish bogeymen blues

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:48:00 GMT

If the the head-to-head record between the two sides is anything to go by, Mexico will have their work cut out when they meet Germany in the semi-finals at Russia 2017.

Germany-Mexico: Six things to watch out for

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:58:00 GMT

As the current kings of world football prepare to square up with CONCACAF's latest conquerors for a spot in the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 final, we look at six points to watch out for as Germany meet Mexico.

Ter Stegen, heir to Germany’s goalkeeping throne

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:14:00 GMT

Germany’s match against Cameroon officially marked the end of their goalkeeper rotation policy, with Marc-Andre ter Stegen can consider himself one of the team's biggest winners in Russia and the heir apparent to Manuel Neuer’s throne.

Preview: Germany v Mexico

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:46:00 GMT

The second semi-final of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 sees reigning world champions Germany take on CONCACAF kings Mexico.

Group stage deemed a success by FIFA and LOC

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:33:00 GMT

After ten days and 12 matches played, the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 came to its first rest day, when representatives from FIFA and the Local Organising Committee provided the media with a wrap-up of the group stage. 

Werner stakes his claim as Klose's successor

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:39:00 GMT

Timo Werner looked to have fired another blank in his fourth senior international outing for Germany, but eventually netted his first two goals for the side in the victory over Cameroon. He spoke about his performance afterwards, while Joachim Low praised the Leipzig striker's showing.

Germany ease through, Aussies make Chile sweat

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:29:00 GMT

While both Group B favourites at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 successfully navigated their way to the semi-finals, Germany and Chile enjoyed very different matches against Cameroon and Australia respectively. FIFA.com rounds up the action.

Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:04:00 GMT

Germany defeated Cameroon 3-1 to finish top of Group B at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi in front of 30,230 fans.

Low: Milestones on the road to 150 matches

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:33:00 GMT

Germany’s last FIFA Confederations Cup group match against Cameroon is also Joachim Low’s 150th game in charge of the national team. FIFA.com looks back at several milestones during his time as head coach.

Three standout performers for Germany

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:28:00 GMT

For Germany’s national team in particular, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is reminiscent of a big talent show – and a ‘recall’ to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in 12 months’ time is the grand prize. FIFA.com presents three of the country’s latest standout performers.

Preview: Germany-Cameroon

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:51:00 GMT

Germany will be out to earn a strong finish to the group stages, as they jostle with Chile to top Group B, while Cameroon know only a two-goal victory will see them usurp the FIFA World Cup-holders in the race for the semis.

Germany, Chile play out entertaining stalemate

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:55:00 GMT

Chile and Germany played out a lively 1-1 draw, with the point earned in front of 38,222 supporters in Kazan maintaining the pair's spots as top and second side respectively in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group B.

 

Low looks to learn from flexible Chile

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:43:00 GMT

The Germany coach has always liked to broaden his horizons and although he has undoubtedly looked to Spain for inspiration over the last decade, he has also kept a close eye on Chile. FIFA.com explains why.

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