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Luis Enrique: Spain’s football can evolve

​Luis Enrique replaces Fernando Hierro as head coach of Spain He insists Spain will maintain its playing style but with some changes We pick out the keys to the method he himself outlined Luis Enrique has been officially unveiled as La Roja’s new coach at an event organised by the Spanish Football Federation in which the Asturian coach explained the ...

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Brazil goalkeeper Alisson makes Liverpool switch

​Alisson completes move from Roma to Liverpool 25-year-old goalkeeper signs multi-year deal He played in all five of Brazil’s matches at Russia 2018 Liverpool have completed the transfer of Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker from Italian Serie A side Roma on a multi-year deal. The 25-year-old joins the English Premier League giants after undergoing a medical and completing the formalities of ...

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Russia 2018 in numbers

FIFA.com highlights some of the best stats from Russia 2018 Height, kilometres, shots and save percentages feature So, too, do Messrs Mbappe, Messi, Perisic and Ronaldo 519 centimetres made Luka Modric (1.72m), Eden Hazard (1.73m) and Antoine Griezmann the smallest combined height of the <a href="https://www.fi… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Winner of the FIFA climate campaign attends the Final

When Aram Cherkezyan received the email telling him he had won a trip to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final, the 25-year-old IT worker from Armenia thought it was too good to be true. “I had heard about the offset programme, and I thought it was a win-win. I was glad to help, but when I heard from FIFA [about ...

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Refereeing and VAR at the 2018 FIFA World Cup: A new era for football

A few days after Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana signalled the final whistle, FIFA looks back extremely satisfied with how the referees performed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and how the historic implementation of Video Assistant Referees (VARs) contributed to the resounding success of refereeing at the tournament. “We said we wanted this to be the best World Cup ...

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Les Bleuettes hoping to extend France's summer football party

​After Les Bleus in Russia, Les Bleuettes will soon get their chance to shine The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup kicks off in France on 5 August The hosts will look to extend France’s summer football party Just like the French men’s senior team, they too could be crowned world champions thi… FIFA.com – Latest News

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The programme for the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final 2018

On 4 August The O2 will host the decisive matches of the FIFA eWorld Cup – but the tournament’s games are far from the only thing on offer: Programme highlights at a glance: Play FIFA 19 for the first timeTwenty consoles loaded with FIFA 19 await at the O2 from 12:00 on 4 August. Be one of the first in ...

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Griezmann: I'll be the first to buy the jersey with the two stars

Griezmann instrumental in France’s World Cup win Les Bleus’ front man named Budweiser Man of the Match in Final He made a decisive contribution in all of their knockout matches By Adrien Gingold with France Not for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Antoine Griezmann was France’s saviour in Sunday’s Final against Croatia. We spoke afterwards ...

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France revel in winning second world title

France are world champions for the second time There were scenes of joy in the bowels of the Luzhniki Stadium Les Bleus repeated the feat of two decades ago By Adrien Gingold with France Fresh off their triumph in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Final, the France players lingered on the pitch for several long minutes, revelling in a ...

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France triumphant in ravishing Russia

France crowned World Cup champions for second time, Croatia claim second Modric wins adidas Golden Ball, Kane takes home adidas Golden Boot Bronze for Belgium, England finish fourth The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ thrilled from beginning to end. The 21st edition of the world finals also produced countless moments that will endure in the collective memory of those who ...

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