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Alves: Neymar had to step out of Messi’s shadow

Dani Alves speaks exclusively with FIFA.com  Hopes to make 2018 one of his most memorable years to date Brazil star talks PSG, Neymar, Messi and Russia 2018   Dani Alves has spent his career playing for some of the biggest clubs in the world, winning virtually everything there is to win in the process, while also playing a very prominent role ...

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Paraguay, Brazil scoop up tickets to France 2018

Brazil and Paraguay have won South America’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. The pair maintained their perfect records on Sunday in the final-stage of qualifying to reach France 2018 with a match to spare. Brazil continued their impressive form by easing to a 5-0 win over Venezuela, having defeated Colombia 5-0 on Thursday. Paraguay ...

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Mexico prevail in strengthened CONCACAF region

Haiti, Mexico and USA reach U-20 Women’s World Cup Mexico win CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship for the first time in history Mexico defender Miriam Garcia named MVP, Canada’s Jordyn Huitema wins Golden Boot Mexico were crowned CONCACAF Women’s U-20 champions for the first time in history after a drama-filled victory over holders USA in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago. Nothing could ...

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Haiti book CONCACAF's final ticket to France 2018

Haiti qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 Sheryl Jeudy scores winning goal in first half Haiti will participate in the U-20 Women’s World Cup for the first time Haiti booked the final ticket from the CONCACAF region to qualify for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with a 1-0 victory over Canada in the match ...

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Goalkeeping great Buffon turns 40

Gianluigi Buffon turns 40 today, Sunday 28 January The Italian joins the select club of great fortysomething keepers Buffon will be one of the most notable absentees from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Blowing out the 40 candles on his birthday cake this Sunday should be a mere formality for Gianluigi Buffon. The ageless Italian could probably blow out ...

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Ghana, Nigeria return to global finals

Ghana and Nigeria qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 17 teams participated in Africa’s qualifiers Nigeria defeated South Africa 8-0 on aggregate, Ghana defeated Cameroon 4-1 on aggregate Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa. After a qualification process that involved ...

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Ghana, Nigeria return to global finals

Ghana and Nigeria qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 17 teams participated in Africa’s qualifiers Nigeria defeated South Africa 8-0 on aggregate, Ghana defeated Cameroon 4-1 on aggregate Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa. After a qualification process that involved ...

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The Week in Quotes

“I like night games. Fans can go out in Liverpool afterwards. It’s a better time to play football than at 12. I’m hungry at 12.”Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp talks about his preference of kick-off times in a pre-match press conference ahead of his club’s FA Cup fourth round match against West Bromwich Albion “We have always said that Robin is ...

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USA edge Haiti on penalties to book France 2018 ticket

USA book ticket to FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 USA edged Haiti in drama-filled CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship semi-final Defending CONCACAF champions won 3-0 on penalties Defending regional champions USA defeated Haiti 3-0 on penalties, after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time, in the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship semi-finals to book a trip to the FIFA U-20 ...

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Luzhniki Stadium: All you need to know

The Luzhniki will host seven World Cup matches including the Opening Match and Final Its capacity swelled to 80,000 after a four-year renovation period See the best pictures of this spectacular arena  For the 32 competing nations at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, there are only four-and-a-half more months to go until the moment they have all… FIFA.com

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