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.
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 take another look at Katlego Mphela’s stunning free-kick in the third-place play-off against Spain in 2009.
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.
AEM Lleida’s junior girls side are no ordinary outfit, having just won a junior regional league in which all their opponents are boys teams. We discovered the secrets to their success.
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 look back on the heaviest defeat in the history of the competition.
In beating Juventus 4-1 in last Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid won the trophy for the 12th time and booked a place at the FIFA Club World Cup for a second year running.
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.
Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back UEFA Champions League trophies with victory over Juventus and booked their place at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez hopes Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final will be the moment that sees veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon lift the trophy in Cardiff.
FIFA has taken note of the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving club Atlético de Madrid.
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.
We continue our Classic Qualifiers series with a look back on the turning point in Republic of Ireland's 1990 qualifying campaign, when Spain were humbled at Lansdowne Road.
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.
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.
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.
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 reveal the oldest player to score a hat-trick at the competition.
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.
England and Germany booked their places at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after progressing to the semi-finals of the UEFA U-17 European Championship in Croatia.
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 tell the story of one of the most unexpected results in the competition’s history: when USA defeated Spain.
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.
Reigning European champions Real Madrid booked their place in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League final with a 4-2 aggregate victory over local rivals Atletico Madrid.
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.
Madrid played host to the FUT Champions Season 2 regional finals for the Europe region. Contestants battled it out not just for the title, but for eight berths at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship in Berlin on 19 and 20 May.
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.
This Saturday, the best 32 European gamers from FUT Champions Season 2 will be descending on Madrid, where the top eight performers will book themselves a berth in Berlin.
Carles Puyol speaks to FIFA.com ahead of helping to kick off ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi.
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.
FIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in photos.
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.
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.
This week features Roma legends Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi, reaction to Barcelona's 3-2 win in the latest edition of El Clasico and thoughts from coaches to the European qualifying draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.
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.
FIFA.com looks back at the inspiring efforts of Oceania champions Tahiti at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.
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.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo ticked off yet another major milestone on Tuesday as his side secured a dramatic extra-time win over Bayern Munich to advance to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
The city of Madrid’s love affair with the UEFA Champions League will continue into the semi-finals of this season’s competition after both Atletico and Real triumphed in their quarter-final ties on Tuesday evening.
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to reach a century of goals in European club competition, reaching the incredible milestone against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.
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.
Juventus are in the driver’s seat to reach the UEFA Champions League semi-final after a well-earned 3-0 home win over Barcelona in their quarter-final, first leg, clash on Tuesday evening.
This week we hear from Dirk Kuyt on a lucky escape, Lukas Podolski and Francesco Totti discuss the past and future, Kazuyoshi Miura reveals his football dream and Paulinho basks in a memorable performance for Brazil.
The initial instalment of the fifth round of European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ were notable for the big guns confirming their lofty status, Republic of Ireland and Wales playing out a tense draw, and Gianluigi Buffon attaining another remarkable milestone.
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.