Category: Fifa

FIFA U17 World Cup 2017: Germany coach blames the referee for their exit

The referee was the "difference". German U17 head coach Christian Wück put the blame fair and square on the referee for their exit from the World Cup. Speaking to the…
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Real Madrid star Marcelo names Cristiano Ronaldo as the best he’s ever played alongside

The left-back made his choice at the announcement of his contract extension with Real Madrid Real Madrid’s flying wing-back Marcelo has played alongside some of the best footballers of this…
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Lionel Messi demand may derail Barcelona deal for Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho

That’s according to Spanish news outlet Diario Gol who say the Argentine superstar has demanded Sergi Roberto stays at the Nou Camp. Both Dortmund and the Reds have been digging their heels…
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World Cup 2022 Qatar Corruption claims leaked in Germany

Claims of Corruption in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid have been leaked in the German media. Bild newspaper published a "suppressed" 2014 report authored by former Fifa independent ethics…
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Fifa proposes a six-nation play-off tournament for last two slots at the 48-team World Cup in 2026.

Fifa is proposing a six-nation play-off tournament to decide the last two slots at the 48-team World Cup in 2026. Football's world governing body has revealed its plans for how…
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La Liga plan Legal Action Against FIFA’s 48-team World Cup Expansion

La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after the announcement of the World Cup expansion to 48-teams from the original 32 team tornament starting on 2026…
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Cristiano Ronaldo wins first ever Fifa best player award

Cristiano Ronaldo 31, was named the world's best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich, beating out Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize.…
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La Liga dominates the list of nominees for UEFA team of the Year

FIFA has now unveiled the UEFA shortlist of 40 players from which the UEFA team of the year will be chosen. The list is heavily dominated by players which hail…
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Fifa Vice-President:World Cup Russia, Qatar ‘may be the best thing’

According to Fifa vice-president Victor Montagiliani, awarding the World Cups to Russia and Qatar “may be the best thing” for football. Since awarding the tournaments in December 2010, corruption has…
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Fifa Sanctions 11 countries over fan behaviour

Fifa has fined 11 football associations for unruly and discriminatory behavior during the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. The countries include El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras, Chile, Canada, Argentina, Albania, Brazil, Paraguay,…
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