On his 40th birthday, FIFA.com celebrates the winner of the inaugural The Best FIFA Goalkeeper award and a FIFA World Cup™ winner with Italy, Gianluigi Buffon.
Bas Dost, Ciro Immobile, Faiz Al Rushaidi and John Herdman are among the stars of FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.
A Dutch homeboy having fun in 'The Tub', Der Bomber and El Pelusa getting dethroned and a mini-man towering above his rivals feature in FIFA.com's latest stats review.
Xabi Alonso, Kaka, Philipp Lahm, Andrea Pirlo and Francesco Totti retired in 2017. With some stats, goals and quotes from some big football personalities, FIFA.com pays tribute.
Former Brazil attacking midfielder Kaka, who won the FIFA World Cup™ title with his country in 2002, announced his retirement from football on Sunday.
Manchester United and Basel joined Italian duo Juventus and Roma in securing their spots in the Round of 16 of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening.
Peru's FIFA World Cup™ return, Camille Abily's milestone in UEFA women’s club competition, and a 100 per cent Dane all feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review.
For the first time since 1958, Italy will not be going to the FIFA World Cup™. Sweden held on to force a goalless draw in the second leg at the San Siro to defeat the Italians 1-0 on aggregate in their Russia 2018 play-off.
FIFA.com sat down with defender Leonardo Bonucci, recently named a member of the FIFA FIFPro World11 2017, to to look ahead to Italy's crunch FIFA World Cup play-off against Sweden.
While Europe’s FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers are seen as a marathon rather than a sprint, the play-offs always represent that frantic final dash for the finish line.
Ahead of their two-legged World Cup qualifying play-off against Italy, Sweden head coach Janne Andersson gives insight into his team's mentality and the reasons they've made it this far.
Marcus Berg, Sweden's top scorer in World Cup qualifying, speaks to FIFA.com about the play-off against Italy, hitting four against Luxembourg and emerging from Zlatan Ibrahimovic's shadow.
After winning the first ever The Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award, Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon sat down with FIFA.com to reflect on his career and to look ahead to an important 2018.
George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.
It is safe to say there is quite the Italian flavour to The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award this year. Speaking exclusively to FIFA.com, Roberto Di Matteo explains why Italy are so good at producing coaches, and why he's also tipping Cristiano Ronaldo to remain The Best FIFA Men's Player.
Giorgio Chiellini speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about team-mate, friend and The Best FIFA Goalkeeper nominee Gianluigi Buffon.
The match-ups to contest the final four European tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Russia™ have been decided, as the play-off ties featuring the group stage's eight best second-placed sides were confirmed in Zurich on Tuesday.
On Tuesday 17 October, FIFA.com streamed live the Official Draw for the European FIFA World Cup play-off, which took place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich at 14:00 CET.
The draw will take place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Tuesday 17 October at 14:00 (local time) and will be live streamed on FIFA.com and FIFA's YouTube channel.
A bona fide Roma and Italian legend, Francesco Totti knows The Best when he sees it. The recently-retired midfielder let us know who he thinks is in line to pick up the honours at The Best FIFA Football Awards later this month.
The draw for the upcoming European play-off round, with four World Cup places up for grabs, will take place at 14.00 on Tuesday 17 October in Zurich. Find out how you can follow it live!
Renowned Mexican TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen and former Spain captain Fernando Hierro will conduct the official draw for the European playoff matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
FIFA.com reviews Monday's European 2018 World Cup qualifying action where Serbia and Iceland both secured qualification for Russia, while two more play-off spots were locked up.
On Monday 9 October, a total of nine games in Groups D, G and I will be played. Here we outline which nations can secure an automatic berth for Russia 2018 on the qualification campaign's final matchday.
FIFA.com caught up with The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016 Claudio Ranieri to see how he is adapting to life at his new club Nantes, what the award has brought him and his verdict on this year's nominees.
Massimiliano Allegri finds himself among The Best FIFA Men's Coach finalists for the first time, but his drive to succeed is no new phenomena, being present a quarter of a century ago back in his playing days.
With Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane having been named as finalists for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2017 award, FIFA.com takes a step back in time to recall their early days in the dugout.
What's The Best FIFA Men’s Coach finalist Antonio Conte like as a manager? FIFA.com collects the thoughts from the men who know the Italian's coaching qualities more than anyone: his players.
Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.
FIFA.com looks ahead to the first two rounds of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, with the continent's giants all set to enter the fray and begin battling it out for the eight available places.
Turkey and Serbia both enjoyed vital victories to round off the September fixtures in European qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In the pick of Saturday’s European FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Spain recorded a surprisingly resounding 3-0 win over Italy to ensure they finished the evening as undisputed Group G leaders, while Groups D and I remain as close as ever.
Spain and Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez speaks to FIFA.com about the "absolutely vital" upcoming qualifier against Italy and why he has always had a passion for stopping goals rather than scoring them.
With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle for FIFA World Cup™ places intensifies.
A team taking tika-taka to new heights decorates FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with big cats ripping up records in Moselle and Sao Paulo and a mega-money signing sizzling.
In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, FIFA.com looks back at Italy's Germany 2006 triumph through the eyes of their Il Capitano, Fabio Cannavaro.
FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship after Spain cast aside several years of heartbreak to win the final of a tournament which saw three other teams book qualification to France 2018.
A mathematical explanation, a positional transformation and the daddy of debuts feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.
A huge team, a little striker, an veteran midfielder and fresh champs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles.
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.
A jaw-dropping dribble, dream debuts, the swapping of a stripe and the end of long sequences feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with joy for a Brooklynite and a Reddingite.
The UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and FIFA.com takes a look back at the tournament so far.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday.
Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, classical painters and Panini stickers feature in FIFA.com’s statistical review of Italy’s conquest of Spain 1982, along with a scream, a drought and a treble.
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.
FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban has been honoured during the 21st edition of the Fair Play Menarini Awards in Italy.
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.
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.
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.
England made history in Suwon as they claimed their first FIFA U-20 World Cup, capping off a scintillating tournament with a 1-0 win over Venezuela in a pulsating final.