RSS FIFA World Championship

  • For local glory and global opportunity 15 januari 2021
    Sixth edition of the CAF African Nations Championship starts this weekend Tournament reserved for African players competing in continent’s national leagues For some teams, also serves as dress rehearsal before Qatar 2022 qualifiers resume ‘Out of sight, out of mind’ goes the old adage. And for African football fans, opportunities to see many of their […]
  • Rueda returns to Colombia for second stint 14 januari 2021
    After ending time with Chile, Rueda returns to his homeland It will be his second stint at the helm of his national team The objective? Qualify for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Colombian Reinaldo Rueda has become the new head coach of his homeland's national team, confirmed by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) on […]
  • Tender processes launched in Italy for media rights to FIFA World Cup 2022™ and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ 14 januari 2021
    FIFA has opened two invitations to tender (ITT) simultaneously for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022™ and the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, FIFA’s flagship men’s and women’s competitions, in Italy. The first ITT is for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022™. The second ITT is for the media […]
  • Gunnarsson: Iceland still have the same hunger 14 januari 2021
    Aron Gunnarsson has captained Iceland for the past eight years He now plays his club football in Qatar with Al Arabi Midfielder talks tattoos, wonder goals and World Cup hopes with FIFA.com Bearded, tattooed and brimming with passion, Aron Gunnarsson is widely seen as the embodiment of Iceland’s national team. He was named captain at […]
  • Cafu: Every player dreams of winning the World Cup 7 januari 2021
    Former Brazil captain Cafu speaks with Qatar2022.qa The two-time World Cup winner says Qatar 2022 will be a "dream come true" He is serving as as a Global Ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is less than two years away, and with every milestone reached, excitement […]
  • Traore turning it on for club and country 5 januari 2021
    Rising star Lassina Traore plays for Ajax and Burkina Faso Scored a quintuple for his club last October, a first since Marco van Basten "We’ve got what it takes to achieve big things." Lassina Traore had a very big hand in Ajax Amsterdam’s 13-0 thrashing of VVV-Venlo on 24 October last year, scoring five goals […]
  • Qatar 2022 qualifying: the state of play 23 december 2020
    Brazil, Argentina and Ecuador have made impressive starts in South America Syria are flying in Asia as several heavyweights struggle Cameroon and Côte d'Ivoire are in Africa's group of death The qualifying campaign for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ was hit by a number of organisational challenges in 2020. But with the action now […]
  • Dalic: Croatia have the quality, talent and self-belief to beat anyone 22 december 2020
    Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic speaks to FIFA.com Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Malta await in World Cup qualifying "2018 was special and you can't repeat that every two or four years" The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ represented a milestone for Croatian football, a summer fairy tale that will likely never be forgotten. Under Zlatko […]
  • Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium unveiled to the world with spectacular launch 18 december 2020
    In the presence of His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, along with an enthusiastic physically distanced crowd, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium hosted the 48th Amir Cup final on Qatar National Day to become the fourth fully operational FIFA World Cup 2022™ tournament venue to be inaugurated. Today’s inauguration took place exactly […]
  • A first-hand World Cup experience 18 december 2020
    Osvaldo Santander is a member of the #FIFA Fan Movement Argentinian talks about his relationship with football and the World Cup "Only a few take away the glory, but everyone can take away the celebrations!" The passion of the Argentinian fan has been well documented, not least at the last two FIFA World Cups™. In […]

RSS FIFA Under 20 world championship

  • What happened to the stars of Poland 2019? 15 juni 2020
    The Poland 2019 took place one year ago today Ukraine were crowned world champions What happened to the top ten talents at the tournament? Exactly one year ago today, Ukraine won the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019™ by beating Korea Republic 3-1. The Technical Study Group (TSG) later compiled their most important insights from […]
  • Ten rising stars the world should follow 3 september 2019
    The FIFA Technical Study Group has released its Poland 2019 report Ten players marked as U-20 World Cup standouts by TSG experts Tournament "impressive in terms of both individual and collective quality" The FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) has presented its main conclusions from the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 in a 136-page report, […]
  • Five bids confirmed in race to host FIFA U-20 World Cup 2021 5 juli 2019
    All eight member associations who expressed interest in hosting the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2021 have confirmed their participation in the bidding process by submitting the relevant terms and conditions by 21 June. As some have opted for a joint application, a total of five bids will be in the race as they prepare to […]
  • The keys to Ukraine's breakthrough performance 16 juni 2019
    Ukraine on top of the world A team without stars but full of talent How they conquered Poland 2019 In defeating Korea Republic 3-1 in the final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019, Ukraine achieved one of the greatest feats in the nation’s footballing history. FIFA.com looks at the key factors behind the […]
  • Tears of joy and sadness as awards handed out 16 juni 2019
    Unforgettable night for Andriy Lunin Golden consolation for Lee Kangin Lee: “I hope we can have another experience like this” In football, happiness for some invariably means sadness for others. Those contrasts were on show once again when the referee blew his whistle to make the end of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019, […]
  • Lee, Lunin headline award winners at Poland 2019 15 juni 2019
    Lee Kangin (KOR) wins adidas Golden Ball Erling Haland (NOR) nets adidas Golden Boot Andriy Lunin (UKR) awarded adidas Golden Glove The 52nd and final match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 brought the tournament to an end on Saturday 15 June. The event reached its climax in a gripping final in which […]
  • Ukraine triumph as records fall 15 juni 2019
    After 4,950 minutes of play, 52 matches and 153 goals, it's all over! The FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 drew to a close in Lodz after four weeks of action, with Ukraine conquering their first FIFA competition. With excitement right to the final whistle, the Eastern Europeans' 3-1 win over Korea Republic in the […]
  • Spirited comeback earns Ukraine first U-20 title 15 juni 2019
    Ukraine are FIFA U-20 World Cup champions for the first time after coming from behind to defeat Korea Republic 3-1 in the Poland 2019 final at Lodz Stadium. Korea Republic struck quickly through Lee Kangin, who converted his penalty in the fifth minute after a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) check determined that captain Hwang Taehyeon […]
  • Referee media briefing held before final 15 juni 2019
    FIFA held a referee media briefing of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 at Lodz Stadium on Saturday 15 June, looking back on the 51 matches played and ahead to the final later that evening. Massimo Busacca, FIFA's Director of Refereeing, analysed standout situations from Poland 2019 games and answered questions from journalists. Poland […]
  • Mina sparks historic finish for Ecuador 15 juni 2019
    Ecuador claimed a historic bronze medal at Poland 2019 Defender Richard Mina scored the winning goal in extra time Mina's frustrating tournament ended on a high note Judging by the way the Ecuadorians celebrated their victory over Italy in Gdynia on Friday, uninformed observers might believe they had won the FIFA U-20 World Cup. For […]

RSS FIFA Club World Cup

  • When underdogs upset the old order 21 januari 2021
    Club World Cup has been dominated by European and South American sides Nonetheless, several unfancied sides have caused major upsets over the years We look back at some of the finest exploits of these ‘lesser lights’ Teams representing Europe and South America have enjoyed unbroken dominance at the FIFA Club World Cup. In the 16 […]
  • Visa Presale for FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ extended 21 januari 2021
    Following the success of the exclusive Visa Presale for the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ presented by Alibaba Cloud, which was due to conclude today at 12:00 AST / 10:00 CET, FIFA has now extended the sales period for Visa customers. Fans will now have an extended and exclusive opportunity to secure match tickets […]
  • Flick: World title would be icing on Bayern's cake 20 januari 2021
    Bayern Munich's FIFA Club World Cup campaign begins on 8 February German giants will meet Al Duhail or Al Ahly in the semi-finals For coach Hansi Flick, winning in Qatar would cap a fantastic season A win at the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ would see Hans-Dieter Flick and Bayern Munich make history by becoming […]
  • Draw lays out path to FIFA Club World Cup glory 19 januari 2021
    Action to start on 4 February with Tigres against Ulsan Al Duhail and Al Ahly will clash in the second match The winners of the latter will play Bayern München in the semi-finals Today’s Official Draw at the Home of FIFA in Zurich mapped out the road to global glory for the six clubs competing […]
  • Relive the FIFA Club World Cup Official Draw 19 januari 2021
    The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ Official Draw took place on 19 January Former Switzerland goalkeeper Diego Benaglio assisted in the draw Tournament runs from 4 to 11 February The teams participating in the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ discovered their path to glory in the Middle East on Tuesday, 19 January with […]
  • Visa Presale offers exclusive chance to purchase FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ tickets 18 januari 2021
    Visa cardholders in Qatar have an exclusive presale window for FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ tickets from today until 21 January Prices start at QAR 10, with tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis for the tournament, the first match of which will take place on 4 February Strict COVID-19 safety measures designed to […]
  • Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali stadiums to host FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ 18 januari 2021
    Following confirmation that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related quarantine measures required by the New Zealand authorities, Auckland City FC will be unable to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™, FIFA has adapted the competition’s match schedule. The competition format remains unchanged, with the opening match forfeited. The tournament will now […]
  • Lee: My European experience would be a weapon against Bayern 17 januari 2021
    Lee Chungyong one of Ulsan Hyundai's most experienced players The winger starred in Europe and played at two FIFA World Cups Lee: "We can compete with Bayern" Few South Koreans have enjoyed as long a stay in Europe as Lee Chungyong. The 32-year-old spent 11 years between Bolton Wanders, Crystal Palace and Bochum before joining […]
  • Auckland City FC withdraw from FIFA Club World Cup™ 15 januari 2021
    FIFA has today been informed by Auckland City FC that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related quarantine measures required by the New Zealand authorities, the club will be unable to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™.  Despite FIFA’s regular exchanges with the club, New Zealand Football and the OFC in recent […]
  • Palmeiras, Santos book the battle of Brazil 14 januari 2021
    Palmeiras saw off River while Santos prevailed against Boca The final will take place on 30 January at the Maracana Winners will qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup Palmeiras and Santos, the top two sides in the group stage, put paid to the hopes of River Plate and Boca Juniors in their respective semis […]

RSS FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

  • Al Mazmi: I want to take the UAE past the group stage 4 oktober 2020
    Mohamed Al Mazmi played in the FIFA Beach Beach Soccer World Cup He led United Arab Emirates to two editions of the tournament Al Mazmi is determined to guide the UAE past the group stage Mohamed Bashir Al Mazmi is not one to balk at a challenge. In recent years, the United Arab Emirates beach […]
  • The history of beach soccer 31 augustus 2020
    FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to take place from 19 to 29 August 2021 in Moscow Where did beach soccer start? From Brazil to Europe via the USA At some time or another, who has not attempted to have a kickabout on the beach, or at least watch other people do so? It is significantly […]
  • Firebird soars as Official Emblem revealed for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ 29 augustus 2020
    With one year to go until the final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee revealed the Official Emblem today, 29 August 2020, online and on board the Moscow Metro. The emblem prominently features the firebird, a key figure in classic Russian fairy tales. The embodiment of […]
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2019: Clash of styles with keepers prominent 25 maart 2020
    For FIFA’s Technical Study Group, there were a raft of valuable conclusions to be drawn from the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019, all of which can be found in the tournament’s typically detailed and comprehensive technical report, which is now available on FIFA.com. In Paraguay, the TSG consisted of Trinidadian Brent Rahim, FIFA […]
  • What to see and do in Moscow 24 februari 2020
    Life in this huge metropolis powers on for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and the locals are capable of working and relaxing deep into the early hours. Fans planning on visiting Russia for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in 2021 simply have to come here and get a feel of the […]
  • Portugal and Europe dominant once more 4 december 2019
    European sides take top three places – a tournament first Portugal claim second world title in four years Italy and Russia complete the podium After failing to grace the podium two years ago in the Bahamas, European teams were back with a bang at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019™, where Portugal took […]
  • FIFA Council unanimously appoints China PR as hosts of new Club World Cup in 2021 24 oktober 2019
    The FIFA Council convened today in Shanghai and voted on a number of key steps for the future of international tournaments, including a unanimous decision to appoint China PR as the host of the first edition of the new FIFA Club World Cup in 2021. The tournament will be played between June and July 2021 […]
  • Three bids submitted for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2021™ 11 september 2019
    In line with the approved timeline for the bidding process of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2021™, FIFA has received bids from the following member associations: Football Union of Russia Chilean Football Association Salvadoran Football Association As stated in the Overview of the Bidding Process, FIFA will review and assess the bids, and a […]

RSS FIFA Futsal World Cup

  • Spirit crucial to Czechs' futsal hopefuls 6 januari 2021
    Czech Republic taking part in their fourth FIFA Futsal World Cup Captain Seidler: "Aiming for the knock-out phase" Coach Neumann: "Need to be stronger mentally" In a nerve-wracking November penalty shoot-out, Czech Republic edged out Croatia to book their ticket for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™. It was 24-year-old Jiri Vokoun who converted […]
  • Zagurskas: Futsal World Cup a significant event for Lithuania  2 januari 2021
    Lithuania captain Justinas Zagurskas speaks ahead of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Zagurskas tells how he came to futsal as well as his expectations for the finals He explains the advantages and drawbacks of the tournament's postponement The FIFA Futsal World Cup™ will kick off in Lithuania on 12 September 2021. The tournament was originally […]
  • Serbia snatch Europe’s last ticket to Lithuania 2021 9 december 2020
    Serbia become the last European qualifier for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup Lazarevic was their hat-trick hero as Finland pushed them all the way Serbia will make their second appearance in the global finals Serbia overcame a stern test from Finland to become the final European qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania […]
  • Czech Republic book ticket to Lithuania 2021 10 november 2020
    The UEFA play-offs decide the last two World Cup tickets for Europe Czech Republic became the 14th team to qualify for the World Cup in Lithuania Finland and Serbia will play for the continent's last ticket on offer Czech Republic beat Croatia on penalties in the second leg of the UEFA play-offs to become the […]
  • Four sides to battle for final two berths 5 november 2020
    UEFA play-offs to decide continent’s last two World Cup places Serbia face Finland while Croatia take on Czech Republic Spain, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia and hosts Lithuania already assured berths Europe’s final two places at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 will be determined between 6 and 10 November 2020 in a play-off series featuring […]
  • Dancing stork debuts as FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ mascot 21 september 2020
    The Official Mascot of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ danced his way into fans’ hearts and on to social media today. Ivartito showed his moves and his personality in a digital launch featuring choreography by a local dance studio. The young stork’s youthful enthusiasm shone as he danced around the three host cities: […]
  • Ragomo’s Solomons chase futsal history 6 augustus 2020
    Elliot Ragomo is perhaps Oceania’s most decorated futsal player The Solomon Islands star will lead his side to a fourth World Cup next year Kurukuru have set their sights on first-ever knockout-stage qualification Elliot Ragomo has achieved quite a bit in his career. A four-time World Cup captain, over a decade wearing the national team […]
  • Updates to the FIFA futsal international match calendar for 2020 and 2021 6 juli 2020
    Following consultation with the confederations and the postponement of the FIFA Futsal World Cup™ to 12 September–3 October 2021, the FIFA Council decided at its meeting on 25 June 2020 to update the FIFA futsal international match calendar for 2020 and 2021. Below are the updates: Replacement of the September 2020 slot for the FIFA […]
  • Goalkeepers in futsal: An expert view 5 juli 2020
    Andy Reading talks us through goalkeeping in futsal The England coach is himself a former professional futsal keeper He assesses key attributes and identifies the world’s best Goalkeepers, it’s often said, are a breed apart. While part of the team, they play in different kit, often train separately and are governed by different rules. But […]
  • New Futsal Laws of the Game approved 2 juni 2020
    The Bureau of the FIFA Council approves update to the Futsal Laws of the Game Some adjustments reflect law changes in football COVID-19 affected competitions can be completed in accordance with old or new rules On 8 April 2020, the Bureau of the FIFA Council approved an update to the Futsal Laws of the Game. […]

RSS FIFA Mensolympic

  • Olmo: I want EURO-Olympics double with Spain 9 oktober 2020
    Dani Olmo among new faces in Luis Enrique's rejuvenated Spain Midfielder impressing for La Roja and RB Leipzig Main goals for 2021: playing at the EURO and Tokyo Olympics "Every time I think of it, I get goosebumps. It was amazing." Every successful career has a watershed moment after which there is no going back. […]
  • Geremi: Cameroon were a family, a real team 30 september 2020
    Cameroon won gold at the Sydney Olympics 20 years ago Geremi was captain of the Indomitable Lions at the time Former player shares his memories with FIFA.com Twenty years ago to the day, the Indomitable Lions achieved one of the greatest feats in the history of Cameroonian sport by beating Spain in the final of […]
  • One year to go: Men's Olympic Football Tournament 22 juli 2020
    Men's Olympic Football Tournament scheduled to start on 22 July 2021 Postponed due to the pandemic, Olympic Games will take place in a year’s time We review the qualified teams, key facts and stats The countdown is on once again for the Olympic Games. The COVID-19 pandemic may have forced its postponement until 2021, but […]
  • Beltran: My mother mopped floors to help my footballing dream 22 juni 2020
    Fernando Beltran is one of Mexico's top prospects His whole family moved to Guadalajara to aid his footballing dream Beltran wants a medal at the Tokyo Olympics Like a plane cleared for take-off on the runway, it seemed like nothing could slow the upward trajectory of Fernando Beltran. Still only 22, he had already established […]
  • New star Oh looks to role-model Kim as K League resumes 8 mei 2020
    K League kicks off this weekend Sangmu forward Oh aims high for new season Korea Republic star prospect looks to idol Kim Shinwook Towering centre-forward. Former Ulsan Hyundai man. Superb aerial ability combined with exceptional predatory instincts. It sounds like a portrayal of Korea Republic and Shanghai Shenhua striker Kim Shinwook. And they are indeed […]
  • Africa's golden Olympic history  12 maart 2020
    No African nation has ever won the FIFA World Cup However, two teams have won gold at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament FIFA.com looks back at the successes of Nigeria (1996) and Cameroon (2000) While Africa is waiting for the continent's first FIFA World Cup™ triumph, it is worth remembering a series of historic successes […]
  • Argentina point way to Tokyo as Brazil follow 10 februari 2020
    La Albiceleste win Olympic qualifying competition for the fifth time A Canarinha will defend their Olympic title at Tokyo 2020 Men's Olympic Football Tournament will be played from 23 July to 8 August Impressive winners of the CONMEBOL Olympic qualifying competition, Argentina will be joined at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 by runners-up […]
  • Rio 2016 winners Brazil qualify for Tokyo 2020 10 februari 2020
    Brazil beat Argentina 3-0 to seal qualification to Tokyo 2020 La Albiceleste had already qualified three days ago Uruguay and Colombia bow out Rio 2016 winners Brazil will have the chance to defend their gold medal at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 after sealing qualification with a 3-0 win over Argentina on the […]
  • Argentina win ticket to Tokyo as continental champions 7 februari 2020
    Two-time Olympic gold medal winners Argentina qualify for Tokyo 2020 Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay remain in the race A win for Brazil in Sunday’s final round will see the 2016 gold medallists qualify Argentina are the first South American nation to qualify for the 2020 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020. The 2004 and 2008 […]
  • The road to Tokyo 28 januari 2020
    Tokyo 2020 will host the 25th edition of the Men's Olympic Football Tournament 16 teams, including hosts Japan, will compete to win the gold medal We reveal the qualification dates and details for each confederation Only 16 teams will have the privilege of vying for the gold medal at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo […]

RSS FIFA Mens Youth Olympic

  • Brazil live up to billing as medallists shine 20 oktober 2018
    Brazil take deserved gold and dominate stats Russia and Egypt also finish on the podium Hosts Argentina struggled for consistency The Men's Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament at Buenos Aires 2018 offered up a high standard of play for a competition at U-18 level. Overall, the event was a huge hit with spectators and showed the […]
  • Francoar: You make sacrifices to enjoy moments like these 19 oktober 2018
    The goalkeeper was instrumental in Brazil’s Olympic success He scored his country’s fourth goal versus Russia in the final He conceded just three goals of the seven allowed by Brazil Upon receiving his gold medal after the men’s final at the Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018, Francoar began to cry. The rest of […]
  • Brazil claim Youth Olympic gold 18 oktober 2018
    Brazil win inaugural Youth Olympic men's futsal title South Americans defeat Russia to claim gold Europeans settle for silver as runners-up at Buenos Aires 2018 Brazil defeated Russia 4-1 to win the first-ever Men's Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament title, with the South Americans taking home the gold medal at Buenos Aires 2018 on Thursday. It […]
  • Egypt bag Buenos Aires bronze 18 oktober 2018
    Egypt claim Buenos Aires bronze with 5-4 win over hosts Argentina were 3-0 up at the interval Mohamed Talaat's four goals sealed remarkable comeback win Egypt have secured bronze at the Men's Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 after a remarkable come-from-behind 5-4 win against Argentina. The hosts had been quick off the mark, […]
  • Three reasons why Russia can win gold 17 oktober 2018
    Key individual talents, defensive adjustments and desire for revenge We take a look at each aspect, ahead of the final Kick-off: Thursday 18 October, Main Futsal Hall, 13:00 (local time) Russia have reached the final of the Men’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018, where they will face Russia on Thursday 18 October in […]
  • Three reasons why Brazil can win gold 17 oktober 2018
    Brazil boast squad depth, winning mentality and prior victory We take a look at each aspect, as the final approaches Kick-off: Thursday 18 October, Main Futsal Hall, 13:00 (local time) Brazil have reached the final of the Men’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018, where they will face Russia on Thursday 18 October in […]
  • Gelareh Nazemi, Iran’s refereeing pioneer 16 oktober 2018
    The Iranian will take charge of the women’s final at Buenos Aires 2018 She is the first woman from her country to work at a FIFA futsal event “Showing men I could do it was a motivating factor,” she said Sitting in a lounge on the 24th floor of a hotel in central Buenos Aires, […]
  • Heavyweights advance to gold medal showdown 15 oktober 2018
    Brazil or Russia will be crowned Olympic champions Hosts and Egyptians will battle it out for bronze EGY 1-3 RUS⎪BRA 3-2 ARG THE DAY REPLAYED - At the culmination of a thrilling day of on-court action, Brazil defeated Argentina in the semi-finals of the Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 and qualified for the […]
  • Tough semi-finals to call 14 oktober 2018
    Men's Youth Olympic futsal semi-finals take place on 15 October Egypt face Russia, Brazil take on hosts Argentina "In an Olympic semi-final there’s no such thing as an easy game" The semi-finals of the Men’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 may feature very different teams, but what the two games have in common […]
  • Rufino, from La Masia to an Olympic semi-final 14 oktober 2018
    The first overseas player to live in La Masia Scored two goals to help take Argentina to the semis "Comparisons with Messi are unreal," says the No9 He crossed the Atlantic to try his luck at La Masia. Barcelona took him on, and he is a left-footed Argentinian forward. It is easy and inviting to […]

RSS FIFA Bluestar Youth Cup

  • Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2020 cancelled 27 maart 2020
    Due to the current situation and ongoing developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), FIFA and the Organising Committee of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup have decided to cancel the 82nd edition of the traditional youth tournament on 21/22 May 2020. The health of the participants and spectators is always a top priority for the organisers. The […]
  • Boca and Wolfsburg whiz kids rejoice 31 mei 2019
    The 81st Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup proved a thrilling showcase of talent Lucas Brochero and Maria Christina Lange dazzled Boca Juniors and Wolfsburg conquered TOURNAMENT REVIEW: Fourteen thousand football fans made their way to the immaculately presented pitches in Zurich’s Altstetten district on 30 and 31 May 2019 for the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup. A […]
  • Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup kicks off in style 30 mei 2019
    VfL Wolfsburg and BSC Young Boys reach final of women's event Wolfsburg defender Nina Racke: "Now we want the title" Past champions Dinamo Zagreb and Boca Juniors impress THE DAY REPLAYED - Glorious spring weather greeted 7,500 enthusiastic fans as the 81st edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup kicked off in Zurich. There were […]
  • Youngsters set to shine at Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup  28 mei 2019
    80 years since tournament first held back in 1939 Women’s teams vying for a title for the second time Six women’s and ten men’s teams from ten different countries Pep Guardiola, David Beckham, Kaka and Xherdan Shaqiri all launched their incredible international careers in Zurich at the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup, and the 81st edition […]
  • Maritz: Let’s hope the cup comes to Wolfsburg 11 april 2019
    Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place on 30 and 31 May 2019 FIFA.com interviews Switzerland international Noelle Maritz The Switzerland international talks about the importance of youth tournaments With the Wolfsburg U-19 team set to make their Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup debut at this year’s women’s tournament, the second in the competition’s history, we spoke […]
  • Boca Juniors looking to shine at Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 3 april 2019
    Boca Juniors will compete at the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup Many Argentina stars started out at Casa Rosada "The Boca academy has everything that young, talented players need" The Boca Juniors players who take to the pitch in Zurich at the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup may still only be teenagers, but they will be representing […]
  • What’s new in 2019 9 maart 2019
    Eighty years have passed since the youth tournament began back in 1939, and down the years, many future stars have come to Zurich to show what they could do. The event has become a firm fixture of the international youth football calendar, one that has always been open to new developments and trends – and […]
  • The teams at a glance 9 maart 2019
    81st Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup Pep Guardiola, David Beckham, Kaka and Xherdan Shaqiri – to name but four – were all unknown when they visited Zurich as youngsters to take part in the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup. Now, it’s time once again for Switzerland’s most prestigious U-20 tournament for men and women. This year’s edition […]
  • Great tournament, top-quality teams, fantastic organisation 21 maart 2018
    When football’s brightest young talents meet for the 81st Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup in a few weeks time, they will be following in the footsteps of giants. Global stars including Bobby Charlton, Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Klaus Augenthaler, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, and Josep Guardiola all had their first experiences of international club competition in […]
  • Over 75 years of stars, large and small 21 maart 2018
    The 81st edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place on 30 and 31 May 2019 in Zurich. Join FIFA.com as we cast an eye over the clubs, both well-known and slightly less familiar, that have marked the tournament’s long history. Red Devils dominate, Grasshoppers trail behind Manchester United are the undisputed kings of […]
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