RSS FIFA World Championship

  • Asia World Cup qualifying: What’s next? 18 juni 2021
    12 teams in Asia are still in contention to qualify for the World Cup Round 3 draw to take place on 1 July in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia FIFA.com breaks down everything you need to know The path to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ has reached a pivotal stage in Asia. Twelve teams have qualified […]
  • International stakeholder group to support ensuring an inclusive FIFA World Cup launched 16 juni 2021
    First meeting of the Core Stakeholder Group on Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination held this week Tournament organisers reiterated commitment to diversity to leading organisations in this field The participants cover key areas such as gender and race equality, LGBTIQ+ and disability inclusion A meeting on Monday between the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ organisers and leading […]
  • Friendlies provide lessons and questions for African giants 16 juni 2021
    Africa’s top team sets new record for games unbeaten Algeria shine, Morocco with work to do, Tunisia seeking dynamism Aforementioned trio preparing for Qatar 2022 qualifiers and the FIFA Arab Cup The second half of 2021 promises to be a busy one for many teams from the Arab world, with the qualifiers for the FIFA […]
  • Vietnam make history as last-12 finalised in Asia 16 juni 2021
    Asia’s last 12 line-up complete on the road to Qatar 2022 Vietnam seal maiden progression to Round 3, Uzbekistan suffer surprise exit IR Iran, UAE and China PR stage late comebacks to progress The curtain finally came down on Asia’s second round of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ with the last 12 […]
  • Trio complete Concacaf's Octagonal line-up  15 juni 2021
    Round 2 of Concacaf Qatar 2022 qualifiers came to a close on Tuesday Canada, El Salvador and Panama completed aggregate wins after first leg victories Curaçao, Haiti and St. Kitts and Nevis exited to leave eight nations remaining The second legs of Round 2 Concacaf FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying came to a close […]
  • Eight more Asian nations leap into third round 15 juni 2021
    Asia's second round in Qatar 2022 qualifying came to a close on Tuesday 12 AFC teams will compete in Round 3 for four automatic spots at Qatar 2022 IR Iran edged Iraq to win Group C, UAE held off Vietnam to top Group G The FIFA World Cup™ dream is still alive for 12 teams […]
  • Mancini: We wanted to do something really different with Italy 15 juni 2021
    Roberto Mancini has led a remarkable turnaround in Italy’s fortunes Almost three years have passed since his Azzurri side last tasted defeat Mancini tells us about his attacking revolution and special World Cup motivation With Roberto Mancini, the numbers rarely tell the full story. A perfect example would be his tally of zero FIFA World […]
  • Rugamas and El Salvador dreaming big 14 juni 2021
    El Salvador dreaming of a return to the World Cup Firm favourites to reach Round 3 after emphatic win over St. Kitts and Nevis "We have that dream, and nothing is impossible" Anyone following El Salvador’s recent games can not have failed to notice one name cropping up again and again on the scoresheet: that […]
  • Concacaf trio put one hand on ticket to final round 13 juni 2021
    Three Concacaf Round 2 first leg matches played on Saturday Canada, El Salvador and Panama all victorious Three winners will advance to the Octagonal There were wins for the three favoured teams during Round 2 first leg matches of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying in the Concacaf zone on Saturday. Canada and El Salvador […]
  • Australia advance on goal-filled day in Asia 11 juni 2021
    Penultimate matchday in AFC World Cup qualifying Round 2 Several decisive encounters took place, including Malaysia-Vietnam and Kuwait-Jordan Australia claimed their ticket to Round 3 with win over Nepal FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying continued on Friday with another massive matchday as Round 2 heads towards its conclusion. Much remains up for grabs heading […]

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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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

  • Watch Episode 2 of the Qatar 2022 Magazine Show 2 maart 2021
    The latest edition of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Magazine Show, our monthly look at some of the top stories in the build-up to next year's world finals, is out now and fans can watch the full episode here on FIFA.com. This week, we turn our attention to the recently-completed FIFA Club […]
  • FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ final delivers inclusive fan experience 16 februari 2021
    As the action unfolded during the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ final between Bayern Munich and Tigres UANL at Education City Stadium, a much quieter space was made available for fans with autism in the upper bowls of the stadium. The sensory room provided a safe space for fans with neurobehavioural needs to retreat […]
  • Bayern reign as history made in Qatar 12 februari 2021
    Bayern München are Club World Cup champions for second time Tigres UANL make history in reaching the final Satisfaction for Al Ahly and Al Duhail, disappointment for Ulsan and Palmeiras The first FIFA tournament to be staged in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic ended once again with European champions. FC Bayern München […]
  • Bayern and their Bleus in seventh heaven 12 februari 2021
    Bayern are FIFA Club World Cup champions Bavarian outfit have six French players in their ranks We take a closer look at the club’s enduring French connection Bayern Munich’s love affair with French players dates back to the mid-90s with the arrival of Jean-Pierre Papin. Nascent Franco-Bavarian ties were further strengthened during the 2000s, when […]
  • Lewandowski named tournament’s best player 11 februari 2021
    Robert Lewandowski wins adidas Golden Ball award Andre-Pierre Gignac takes home adidas Silver Ball, Joshua Kimmich takes bronze Al Duhail SC win FIFA Fair Play Award Following FC Bayern München's triumph at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ thanks to a 1-0 victory over Tigres UANL in the final, the Technical Study Group (TSG) […]
  • Flick savours historic World Cup double 11 februari 2021
    Hansi Flick has led FC Bayern München to FIFA Club World Cup glory 2014 World Cup winner as assistant coach, 2020 triumph as head coach Hugely influential in 2014 World Cup success By winning the FIFA Club World Cup™ final, Hansi Flick not only made history with FC Bayern München by matching Barcelona's record of […]
  • Pavard completes sextuple for dominant Bayern 11 februari 2021
    Bayern Munich beat Tigres 1-0 in the Qatar 2020 final Benjamin Pavard got the only goal in the 59th minute Bayern emulated Barcelona’s 2009/10 sextuple achievement A 59th-minute Benjamin Pavard goal earned dominant FC Bayern München a 1-0 victory over Tigres UANL in the final and their second FIFA Club World Cup™ triumph. […]
  • El Shenaway spot-kick saves seize Ahly bronze 11 februari 2021
    Al Ahly beat Palmeiras 3-2 on penalties to finish third Ninety minutes had failed to produce a goal Mohamed El Shenaway was the hero of the shoot-out Mohamed El Shenaway saved two penalties in the shoot-out as Al Ahly edged Palmeiras 3-2 to finish third at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ […]
  • FIFA statement 11 februari 2021
    FIFA can confirm that following the standard PCR test, FC Bayern München player Thomas Müller has tested positive for COVID-19. In line with the medical procedures in place at the FIFA Club World Cup 2020, the player has been placed in isolation and will be ineligible for today’s final between FC Bayern München and Tigres […]
  • My wife’s words paint pictures in my mind of the beautiful game 11 februari 2021
    Ikrami Ahmad is a lifelong supporter of Al Ahly SC His passion for the club has not been hindered by the fact he is blind FIFA Club World Cup gave him opportunity to attend his first Al Ahly match Ikrami Ahmad has been a supporter of Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC for as long as […]

RSS FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

  • Europeans fight for four tickets to Russia 2021 19 juni 2021
    16 European teams to compete for four World Cup places Nazare, Portugal hosting the tournament Portugal go into qualifying as reigning world champions The battle for Europe’s four allocated berths at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021 is already underway in Nazare, Portugal, where the UEFA qualifying tournament is being held from 17 […]
  • Schirinzi: A life dedicated to beach soccer 15 juni 2021
    European qualifying event for Beach Soccer World Cup 2021 starts this week FIFA.com chats to Switzerland coach Angelo Schirinzi "Russia are joint-favourites for the World Cup, alongside Portugal and Brazil" Football – or more precisely beach soccer – dominates Angelo Schirinzi’s life. For years, the Swiss national has been one of the world's leading experts […]
  • Official poster revealed for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™  3 juni 2021
    Poster includes vivid depictions of Russian culture and iconic Moscow landmarks Style and colours reflect the fun, energy and warmth of beach soccer Poster presented on a giant canvas on the site of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup™ stadium FIFA and the Local Organising Committee have unveiled a striking official poster for […]
  • Senegal claim third successive African title 31 mei 2021
    Senegal win 2021 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Tournament offered two tickets for Beach Soccer World Cup Second berth went to debutants Mozambique Hosts Senegal successfully defended their continental title at the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2021, in the process qualifying for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ alongside […]
  • El Salvador and USA secure World Cup berths 24 mei 2021
    Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship ran from 17-23 May Two tickets for this year’s Beach Soccer World Cup were up for grabs Tournament winners El Salvador and runners-up USA heading to Russia The 2021 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship came to a conclusion yesterday in Costa Rica with El Salvador and USA taking the top two spots […]
  • Can anyone stop Senegal? 22 mei 2021
    The CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations begins on Sunday It offers two tickets to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Senegal are the record five-time African champions The CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations begins in Senegal on Sunday with two tickets to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ available. […]
  • Official Match Ball for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ revealed 19 mei 2021
    The adidas Conext 21 Pro Beach will be used as the Official Match Ball for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ this August The Conext 21 is a highly accurate, stable and sustainable match ball New orange colour perfect for the sand and ideal for the spectators and players FIFA and adidas have […]
  • 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 […]

RSS FIFA Futsal World Cup

  • Covid challenge fails to hinder Solo’s raw passion for futsal 11 juni 2021
    Solomon Islands forced to prepare on an old basketball court for Lithuania 2021 FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan funds have aided Solo’s preparations The Kurukuru featured in the seventh episode of Living Football Solomon Islanders live and breathe football. Five-figure crowds are common-place at the Lawson Tama Stadium – a remarkable achievement with a population of […]
  • Video support to debut at FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ 8 juni 2021
    A video support system for referees will be used at a FIFA Futsal World Cup™ for the first time The system will comprise a review operator and a pitchside screen for referees The technology has been tested in several top futsal leagues History will be made at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™, which […]
  • 100 days to go: Lithuania gearing up for FIFA Futsal World Cup 4 juni 2021
    Today, Friday 4 June 2021 is exactly 100 days to the kick-off of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™. This crucial milestone is an important step on the path to the 52 matches that will get underway on 12 September in the three host cities in Lithuania. The 24 teams found out on Tuesday, […]
  • Hosts Lithuania to play Venezuela in FIFA Futsal World Cup™ opener 1 juni 2021
    Holders Argentina debut against USA, while hosts Lithuania face Venezuela Kaunas Arena to host the opening match and the final First FIFA tournament to be held in Lithuania kicks off on 12 September The FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ draw, held today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, revealed the fate of the […]
  • Relive the Futsal World Cup draw 1 juni 2021
    The countdown to the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ reached an important milestone today with the official draw taking place at FIFA headquarters in Zurich. The draw was attended by futsal legend Kike and one of Lithuania’s all-time footballing greats Edgaras Jankauskas. Draw results The 24 participating teams The following 24 countries […]
  • Jankauskas and Kike to join FIFA Futsal World Cup Draw 31 mei 2021
    Futsal legend Kike and Lithuanian football great Edgaras Jankauskas will help decide the fate of the 24 FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ contenders as they join the stage for the Official Draw at the Home of FIFA on 1 June. Kike, a FIFA Futsal World Cup™ two-time winner with Spain in 2000 and 2004, […]
  • Thailand and Vietnam complete World Cup line-up 26 mei 2021
    Thailand and Vietnam join IR Iran, Uzbekistan and Japan as Asia's representatives Thailand defeated Iraq, while Vietnam prevailed against Lebanon All 24 participants at this year’s Futsal World Cup now known The list of teams taking part in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ is now complete. With the conclusion of the Asian play-offs […]
  • Final two World Cup tickets up for grabs in Asia 19 mei 2021
    22 of 24 participants at Futsal World Cup 2021 already known Iraq, Thailand, Vietnam and Lebanon to battle it out for final two berths Play-offs over two legs on 20 and 25 May The complete line-up for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ will be known in a few days’ time. With 22 of […]
  • FIFA Futsal WC 2021 Challenge mobile game launches 12 mei 2021
    New puzzle game encourages futsal fun ahead of FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ Casual puzzle game introduces futsal in entertaining new format Game play at official FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ venues Available for download on Android and iOS mobile phones A new game celebrating the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ has […]
  • Costa Rica triumph again, USA end long wait 10 mei 2021
    Los Ticos claim fourth Concacaf title USA return to World Cup after missing last two editions Guatemala and Panama the region’s other two representatives in Lithuania Costa Rica lived up to their billing as the region’s leading futsal side by winning their fourth Concacaf title, and third in a row, in the discipline. Victory earned […]

RSS FIFA Mensolympic

  • Jardine: Daniel Alves’ eyes lit up 18 juni 2021
    Andre Jardine, only 41, will coach Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics He has named 38-year-old Dani Alves in his squad Jardine discusses A Seleção’s bid for back-to-back golds A 20-year-old civil engineering student skipped a few lectures to watch an old friend try and realise an Olympic fantasy at Sydney 2000. Andre’s hope of a […]
  • Golden Germany tune up for Tokyo 2020 7 juni 2021
    Germany crowned UEFA Under-21 Championship winners Perfect warm-up for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 Spain go out in the semis, France disappoint and Romania impress The 2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship came to an end on Sunday, with Germany defeating Portugal 1-0 in the final. The tournament provided plenty of pointers on the form […]
  • Peralta: We achieved something huge for Mexico 23 mei 2021
    Oribe Peralta reflects on Mexico's London 2012 triumph He offers some advice for his nation's forthcoming Olympians Peralta discusses seeing elite athletes in the Olympic Village Mexico had high expectations heading into the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament London 2012. To the delight of their fans, El Tri boasted a new breed of young players with […]
  • Al-Shehri: Saudi Arabia have lofty Olympic ambitions 17 mei 2021
    Saad Al-Shehri hoping to hit new heights with Saudi Arabia The coach led the Saudis to the last 16 at U-20 World Cup in 2017 Country hoping to finally win a game at the Olympics Despite being relatively young, Saad Al-Shehri has emerged as one of the leading Saudi coaches of the past few years, […]
  • Eyes on Tokyo as D’Agostino aims to build on 'feeling of a lifetime' 14 mei 2021
    Nick D’Agostino scored the winner as Australia ended their Olympic drought “As soon as the full-time whistle blew, a few players broke down in tears” Forward netted five goals in qualifying having barely played any club football No matter what Nick D’Agostino accomplishes in his football career, he already owns a piece of priceless history. […]
  • Alfonso: Olympic gold is like winning a World Cup or Champions League 7 mei 2021
    Alfonso Perez won gold with Spain at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 Former striker says taking part was very special and exciting La Roja face tough challenge from Argentina at Tokyo 2020 For legions of sports fans in Spain, the Olympic Games hold some very fond memories, which is hardly surprising in a country where […]
  • Match officials appointed for Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020 23 april 2021
    The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 99 match officials (25 referees, 50 assistant referees, 20 video match officials and four support referees) from 51 countries to officiate the Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020. The women’s tournament opens on 21 July 2021 with Great Britain facing Chile at the Sapporo Dome, and concludes with the gold […]
  • Coaches react to Tokyo 2020 draw 21 april 2021
    Official draw made for Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 Hosts Japan will open against South Africa in Group A Here's how various coaches and players have been reacting to the draw An exciting milestone on the road to Tokyo 2020 gold was reached on Wednesday when the official draw for the Men's Olympic Football […]
  • Draws set path to Tokyo 2020 gold 21 april 2021
    16 men's teams and 12 women's teams drawn into seven groups Brazil-Germany and Spain-Argentina are among the standout men's clashes Sweden, USA, Australia and New Zealand comprise a must-see women's pool The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments discovered their group opponents after the official draw was conducted at the Home […]
  • Relive the Tokyo 2020 official draws 21 april 2021
    The countdown to Tokyo 2020 is on. On 21 April at 10:00 CET, FIFA hosted the Olympic Football Tournament draws in Zurich, Switzerland. Fans around the world and the team delegations could follow the draws here on FIFA.com, on the FIFA YouTube channel, Twitter (@FIFA.com), Facebook, Weibo and WeChat (FIFAOfficial). The live-streamed show […]

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 2021 cancelled 10 juni 2021
    FIFA and the Organising Committee regret to announce that they have decided not to hold the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup as planned, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. FIFA and the Organising Committee will continue to monitor the situation and plan next year’s annual youth tournament. Because of the epidemiological situation, it was not possible to […]
  • 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 […]
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