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England soar as history-makers abound in Korea Republic

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMT

The FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 ended in scintillating style in Suwon as England won their first ever title at this level. Fittingly capping off a tournament graced by dazzling moments, both individually and collectively, the Young Lions and Venezuela put on a final befitting a fine three weeks of action.

Iceland leave it late, big guns pocket three points

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 02:38:00 GMT

Sunday’s European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ saw Spain and Italy, who will face each other in a much-anticipated Group G duel in September, do exactly what was expected of them against FYR Macedonia and Liechtenstein, respectively.

Golden trio reflect on personal glory

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:50:00 GMT

We hear from adidas Golden Ball winner Dominic Solanke and England team-mate Freddie Woodman, who clinched the adidas Golden Glove, as well Italy's Riccardo Orsolini - who took home the adidas Golden Boot.

Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMT

Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.

Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMT

With 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

England, Venezuela book tickets to maiden finals

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:27:00 GMT

The final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup has been decided, after England and Venezuela both came from behind to seal passage to Suwon and send themselves into their first appearances in the tournament showpiece.

England come from behind to reach final

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:48:00 GMT

England came from behind to beat Italy 3-1 and advance to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 final thanks to second-half strikes from Dominic Solanke and Ademola Lookman.

Woodman, England's self-effacing foundation

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 05:58:00 GMT

After booking their spot in the FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-finals with victory over Mexico, eyes turned to the outstanding showing from goalkeeper Freddie Woodman. The modest goalkeeper was not having that, though.

Europeans make semi-final date

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:47:00 GMT

An intense pair of quarter-finals saw an all-European affair get teed up in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 semi-finals as England and Italy fought their way into the final four.

Returning Dimarco lifts Italy into new territory

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:46:00 GMT

After spending almost four games starved of one of their principle talents, Italy have been given a timely shot in the arm with the arrival of Federico Dimarco – one that has sent them into a first FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final.

Cristiano's quadruple crown

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 09:17:00 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another trophy, along with some more astonishing milestones, to his growing personal collection after scoring a brace in Real Madrid's 4-1 UEFA Champions League final victory over Juventus in Cardiff.

Chambeshi: Football is about making history

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 05:47:00 GMT

With Zambia set to compete in their first ever FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final, coach Beston Chambeshi recalls his own Korean last-eight experience and looks ahead to their clash with Italy.

14 days to go: Italy and Spain’s penalty drama

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 09:53:00 GMT

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 the thrilling end to the Spain-Italy semi-final in 2013.

 

Italy’s destiny in safe hands with Zaccagno

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:22:00 GMT

Originally his side’s third-choice keeper with Gianluigi Donnarumma and Alex Meret being called into the senior squad, Andrea Zaccagno was the star of Italy’s 2-1 defeat of France in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16.

Revenge or a first ever title defence?

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:19:00 GMT

FIFA.com looks ahead to Saturday's UEFA Champions League final, where the winner will book a place to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

South American superstars and calcio’s new cape

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:01:00 GMT

The Bundesliga losing its mind-blowing monopolisation of scoring to an unlikely source features in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history.

Slender wins and six of the best confirm quarters

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:18:00 GMT

​The FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 quarter-finals have been decided, with Mexico, Italy and USA the completing trio - though they made it their in differing fashions.

Italy taste revenge against France

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:01:00 GMT

Italy booked a return to the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-finals as they saw off France 2-1 in Cheonan, eliminating one of the pre-tournament favourites thanks to a resilient display.

Zidane’s five memorable Champions League moments

Wed, 31 May 2017 21:18:00 GMT

This Saturday, Zinedine Zidane will have the opportunity to lead Real Madrid to a UEFA Champions League-La Liga double, to help the club defend the European crown they captured last May, and to again qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup that they so impressively won in December.

Coppolaro keen to erase and rewind

Wed, 31 May 2017 02:04:00 GMT

Ahead of a classic encounter in world football, Italy defender Mauro Coppolaro speaks with FIFA.com about his nation's history against France and his expectations for their Round of 16 encounter at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

Roma says 'arrivederci' to its favourite son

Mon, 29 May 2017 11:22:00 GMT

It was a fitting finale to a remarkable Roma career. Francesco Totti arrived on the pitch in the 54th minute of Roma's final Italian Serie A fixture of the 2016/17 season to a rapturous applause at the Stadio Olimpico for his 786th, and final, game for the Giallorossi

Dramatic climaxes and progression sealed

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:34:00 GMT

On the penultimate night of FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage action a glut of teams from Group C and D ensured their names will stay among the contenders as dramatic climaxes sealed progress and heartbreak.

Japan come from behind to reach last 16

Sat, 27 May 2017 13:58:00 GMT

Italy and Japan played out a 2-2 draw – with a Ritsu Doan brace earning a point for the Asian champions – that saw both progress into the knockout round from FIFA U-20 World Cup Group D in second and third place.

A cannon, a boot and faith in youth

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT

A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.

Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:29:00 GMT

The second round of matches in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 saw two continental champions consolidate their status as pre-tournament favourites.

Italy back on track with South Africa win

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:57:00 GMT

Italy beat South Africa 2-0 to get their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign back on track thanks to goals from Ricarrdo Orsolini and Andrea Favilli.

Member associations release reports on intermediaries

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMT

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.

Rejuvenated Zaza's World Cup dream

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT

Simone Zaza speaks to FIFA.com about the nightmare spell that followed his penalty miss at UEFA EURO 2016 and his recent revival with Valencia that has taken him back into the Italian national squad.

Narrow wins the order of the day

Sun, 21 May 2017 16:20:00 GMT

Like day one of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, day two saw not a single draw, with the first four games in Groups C and D all producing decisive results.

Amaral rocket brings Uruguay victory

Sun, 21 May 2017 13:54:00 GMT

Substitute Rodrigo Amaral scored a stunning free-kick to help Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 in their Group D opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell

Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:00 GMT

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.

How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMT

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.

Korea Republic 2017 in numbers

Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMT

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.

Champions forged and stars ignited

Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMT

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.

'Prinsipe' makes majestic case for defence and diligence

Sat, 13 May 2017 12:58:00 GMT

Daniele 'Prinsipe' Paolucci prevailed in the FUT Champions Season 2 Europe regional final in Madrid, becoming the sole Italian representative at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin (19-20 May).

Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly

Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMT

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.

Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled

Thu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMT

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.

Juventus book ticket for Cardiff

Tue, 09 May 2017 22:14:00 GMT

FIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, second leg between Juventus and Monaco in photos.

Fiorentina create history with maiden title

Mon, 08 May 2017 22:44:00 GMT

There were scenes of jubilation at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence on Saturday after Fiorentina Women’s FC secured their first-ever Italian Serie A Femminile title with a 2-0 victory over Tavagnacco.

Atleti and Monaco hoping for miracles

Mon, 08 May 2017 18:22:00 GMT

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.

Brazil crowned champions in style

Sun, 07 May 2017 23:03:00 GMT

FIFA.com reviews all the action from the final day of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, including Brazil clinching a fifth title and Iran ending the tournament with a historic flourish.

Iran finish third to make Asian history

Sun, 07 May 2017 21:08:00 GMT

Iran ended their Bahamas 2017 campaign on a high with a 5-3 win against Italy in the play-off for third place to become Asia's highest ever finishers in the history of the tournament.

'Prinsipe' takes throne in Madrid

Sun, 07 May 2017 12:48:00 GMT

Two gamers from France, the Netherlands and Germany joined the champion and runner-up, hailing from Italy and England respectively, in booking tickets to the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin on 19 May.

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