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One month to go: Boban looking forward to special World Cup

With exactly one month until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ gets underway, FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban discusses various topics about the world finals, including his own personal memories of competing in the tournament, expectations for Russia as the host nation and the use of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for the first time in the competition’s … FIFA.com ...

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Follow Russia 2018 with the experts

With just one month until the eyes of the world turn to Russia for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, the first milestone of FIFA’s digital offering for the globe’s biggest football extravaganza is here: the launch of our Team Reporters’ Twitter accounts. These 32 experts will offer behind-the-scenes content – across all our digital platforms – that ...

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Tunisia and Costa Rica reveal preliminary squads

Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul has outlined his squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, naming a 29-man preliminary squad. The most glaring omission is that of attacking talisman Youssef Msakni, who suffered a serious knee in April, with Rennes’ Wahbi Khazri the only player to have scored double figures for the national team in the selection. They will face ...

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Mancini takes charge of Italy

Roberto Mancini is the new coach of the Italian national team, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced on Monday. The 53-year-old takes charge of Gli Azzurri after leaving his previous post as manager of Russian club Zenit St Petersburg. He formally succeeds Giampiero Ventura, who left the role last November after Italy’s failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World ...

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32 days to go: France 1998 opens its arms wide

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is drawing ever nearer – with just 32 days to go! Between now and the start of the World Cup, we will take a closer look at a different statistic from the history of the tournament each day. 32 teams lined up on the starting blocks for the 1998 FIFA World Cup France, a ...

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ettie™ makes her first public appearance

​ettie™ announced as official mascot of France 2019 on Saturday She made her debut on French news channel LCI‘s breakfast show Met fans and media in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower Willie… FIFA.com – Latest News

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33 days to go: Swiss successes

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is drawing ever nearer – 33 days to go! Between now and the start of the World Cup, we will take a closer look at a different statistic from the history of the tournament each day. 33 – Switzerland have featured at ten FIFA World Cups™ so far (1934, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1962, 1966, ...

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The Week in Quotes

“They have 48 hours and what they say we’ll do so we’ll go back by coach. Beers? There will be more than one.”Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner speaks after securing the club’s Premier League status after a 1-1 draw at Chelsea <center readabili… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Vote for the greatest World Cup team of all time on Twitter

With Russia 2018 looming fast on the horizon, we now offer fans the opportunity to vote for the FIFA World Cup’s greatest team. Vote for the World Cup’s Greatest Team on the FIFA World Cup Twitter account FIFA World Cup Greatest Teams bracket voting starts on Saturday 12 May<… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Munir, Bounou and the fight for Morocco’s No1 jersey

H: Munir, Bounou and the fight for the Atlas Lions’ No1 jersey Munir and Bounou are the contenders for the Morocco No1 jersey Munir excelled in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying Bounou has been in superb form with club Girona </div… FIFA.com – Latest News

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