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FIFA President Gianni Infantino explains outcomes of FIFA Council meeting

October 20, 2021 11:20 pm

The FIFA Council confirmed that the 72nd FIFA Congress will be held on 31st March 2022 in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Ceferin warns Infantino of 'terrible consequences' in pushing for WC vote

October 20, 2021 7:26 pm

The FIFA Council is meeting later on Wednesday and the plans for a new international match calendar, including a World Cup every two years, are on the agenda.

India coach Stimac supports FIFA's biennial WC plan but wants to know if there's financial reasons

October 19, 2021 4:39 pm

FIFA revealed its detailed plan last month, after meeting with retired players, to redraft the calendar of international football competitions with biennial World Cups for men and women at the heart.

Evacuated over 100 football family members from Afghanistan after complex negotiations: FIFA

October 15, 2021 4:29 pm

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.

EA Sports Is Planning for a FIFA Without FIFA

October 14, 2021 12:28 pm

To millions of people around the world, the letters FIFA now represent not actual soccer but instead a one-word shorthand for the hugely popular video game series that has become a fixture in the lives of players as diverse as Premier League pros, casual fans and even gamers with no other relationship to the sport.

FIFA reaches out to member nations on international calendar reforms

September 20, 2021 6:06 pm

There is a broad consensus within the game that the international match calendar should be "reformed and improved".

South Africa interested in hosting FIFA's Club World Cup

September 14, 2021 10:28 am

Jordaan told The Associated Press he would meet with FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in Lagos, Nigeria this week to get more details on what kind of bid South Africa must present to the world body to host the seven-team men's tournament

FIFA unveils biennial World Cup plan but UEFA threatens boycott

September 10, 2021 10:09 am

About 80 former internationals including World Cup winners went to Qatar for two days of FIFA-hosted talks and emerged with consensus for playing the tournament twice as often.

Brazil seeks FIFA punishment for players who skipped matches

September 09, 2021 5:03 am

Brazil has triggered a FIFA regulation in a bid to prevent eight players from competing for their respective clubs in the English Premier League this weekend.

Soccer leagues resist FIFA plan for World Cup every 2 years

September 09, 2021 5:06 am

The leagues joined European clubs and European soccer body UEFA in resisting the proposal being pushed by FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino, and shaped by its director of global development, Arsène Wenger.

FIFA PHOTOS

Lionel Messi wins FIFA Player of the Year for record-sixth time

September 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA Player of the Year award for a record-sixth time.

France vs Croatia FIFA World Cup 2018 Final: France kiss World Cup in Moscow rain

July 16, 2018 6:36 am

France won their second World Cup title after beating Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 edition final in Moscow on Sunday

FIFA World Cup 2018: Samuel Umtiti header against Belgium puts France in final

July 11, 2018 9:31 am

France beat Belgium 1-0 to enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final where they will play either England or Croatia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Croatia end long wait for semi-final spot

July 08, 2018 5:10 am

England and Croatia set up a semi-final date by recording victories in their quarter final fixtures against Sweden and Russia respectively

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sun sets on Brazil; France and Belgium set up semi-final date

July 07, 2018 3:22 am

Brazil were beaten 2-1 by Belgium while Uruguay lost 2-0 to France, thus ending the South American challenge in Russia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England break the penalty shootout jinx, Sweden's Russian adventure continues

July 04, 2018 6:07 am

England and Sweden prevailed in their Round of 16 matches against Colombia and Switzerland respectively.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil, Belgium earn quarterfinals berth

July 03, 2018 2:02 am

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico and Belgium beat Japan to book their quarterfinals spot.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Star-studded Spain fall, Croatia soldier on

July 02, 2018 5:53 am

Spain were stunned by hosts Russia while Croatia beat Denmark on penalties.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo depart as young star Kylian Mbappe shines

July 01, 2018 3:34 am

The first day of knockouts saw Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo crash out of the World Cup while teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals to grab all the attention.

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