FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura met with Inigo Mendez de Vigo, the Spanish Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, in Madrid on Tuesday 5 February. Also present at the meeting were Jose Ramon Lete, the president of the Spanish Sports Council, and Juan Luis Larrea, the president of the Spanish Football Association (RFEF).
A baby, a son and a magnate feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.
USA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.
FIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.
The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com.
Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.
A Saturday night in Kolkata, India, will live long in the memory of striker Rhian Brewster and his England team-mates after they became FIFA U-17 World Cup winners.
Football may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.
After 52 games in 22 days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 has its champion: England. In a repeat of the European U-17 Championship final in May, the Three Lions again faced Spain, this time emerging victorious after coming back from 2-0 down to win a thrilling game 5-2.
England came from two goals down to defeat Spain 5-2 and win their first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup title in front of 66,684 in Kolkata, India, on Saturday.
Ahead of the final at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kolkata on Saturday, Spain captain Abel Ruiz gave an exclusive interview to FIFA.com.
On Saturday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium in Kolkata, the final two matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 will take place. But have you ever wondered what happens before the games are played?
With the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday.
Sol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.
After Spain defeated Mali to reach the FIFA U-17 World Cup final, FIFA.com caught up with playmaker Cesar Gelabert, who talks about receiving advice from his footballing father and the satisfaction he gets from making assists.
Only one confederation will be represented in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday, as England and Spain booked their places for the climax in Kolkata.
A 3-1 win over Mali lined up a re-run of the UEFA European U-17 Championship climax, as Spain triumphed to book a date with England in the FIFA U-17 World Cup final.
Spain and Mali are two nations who have something in common when it comes to the FIFA U-17 World Cup: both have come close to winning the competition, without taking that final step.
On a yellow card going into Sunday's quarter-final versus Iran in Kochi, Spain goalscorer Sergio Gomez knew he was risking a suspension for the semi-finals.
We now know the identity of the four semi-finalists at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after Spain and Brazil ran out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties.
Spain eased their way into the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 3-1 victory over Iran in Kochi on Sunday.
Spain U-17 stars Nacho Diaz, Diego Pampin, and Marc Vidal reveal their daily study routine during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to FIFA.com.
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.
Barcelona forward and The Best nominee Lionel Messi has achieved yet another goalscoring milestone after netting his 100th goal in European competition on Wednesday.
Iran, Spain, England and Mali emerged victorious in the day’s four Round of 16 ties at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
A late penalty by Abel Ruiz sent Spain into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 2-1 victory over France in Guwahati on Tuesday.
36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage.
Spain midfielder Mohamed Moukhliss enjoyed a memorable night in Kochi on Friday, helping to propel his country to the Round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 by scoring a fine opening goal in their 2-0 Group D victory over Korea DPR.
The third and final matchday in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 saw all of the favourites secure safe passage into the Round of 16.
Spain overcame a dogged Korea DPR defence to win 2-0 and secure their place in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Ahead of his country's crunch game against Spain at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, FIFA.com sat down with Korea DPR captain Yun Min, who talks bouncing back from the Brazil loss and dreams of reaching the knockout stages of India 2017.
Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today.
With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude.
There was joy for some and defeat for others in the second round of games in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
After an opening loss to Brazil in their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaign, Spain and starlet striker Abel Ruiz came to life against Niger in a 4-0 victory.
Several footballing heavyweights found their task tougher than expected, as Groups C and D got underway at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Goals by Lincoln and Paulinho gave Brazil a valuable 2-1 victory over Spain in their Group D opener at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kochi on Saturday.
The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.
FIFA.com continues our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by shining the spotlight on Jordi Mboula's amazing solo goal for Barcelona's youth team.
FIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.
Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.
FIFA.com spoke with Costa Rica's Christian Bolanos and Kendall Waston about the qualities that make Keylor Navas a finalist for The Best FIFA Goalkeeper 2017 award.
With just ten days remaining until the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off in India, the official squad lists for the tournament have been announced.
In the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.
A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.
Turkey and Serbia both enjoyed vital victories to round off the September fixtures in European qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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 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.
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.