RSS FIFA World Championship

  • Brian Rodriguez comes of age  13 mei 2021
    Rodriguez is one of the promising young talents Uruguay are banking on Winger has three goals in nine games with La Celeste He talks about maturing as a player, the national team and World Cup qualifiers In 2016 shortly after Brian Rodriguez had joined Penarol, Uruguayan legend Jose Perdomo, who had brought him to the […]
  • FIFA and Qatar invite MAs to discuss human rights with international experts ahead of FIFA World Cup 11 mei 2021
    On Monday 10 May, FIFA held a virtual meeting with several member associations and confederations to discuss workers’ welfare reforms and broader human rights in Qatar in connection to the country’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2022™. The virtual event was organised in collaboration with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), FIFA’s […]
  • Alioski: World Cup the next step for North Macedonia 11 mei 2021
    Ezgjan Alioski is a key player for North Macedonia and Leeds United His national team reached the EURO and beat Germany in World Cup qualifying Alioski reflects on those achievements and explains why Leeds "changed his life" When he swapped Lugano for Leeds United in 2017, there was little to hint at the adventures that […]
  • Update on African qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ 6 mei 2021
    FIFA can confirm that in conjunction with CAF and taking into consideration the current disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to ensure optimal playing conditions for all teams, it has been decided to postpone the African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ that were due to be played in June […]
  • Benatia speaks on Qatar 2022 Magazine Show 5 mei 2021
    Welcome to the fourth episode of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Magazine Show, coming to YouTube and FIFA.com every month. In this month's show we catch up with former Morocco captain Medhi Benatia, who reflects on the Atlas Lions' Russia 2018 campaign and talks life at Qatar Star League side Al Duhail. […]
  • Wieghorst: Denmark want to make people stop and watch 4 mei 2021
    World Cup veteran Morten Wieghorst is now Denmark’s assistant coach The Danes have made a flawless, free-scoring start to Qatar 2022 qualifying Wieghorst discusses their new-look team and reflects on his career highlights Morten Wieghorst was 15 when Danish Dynamite exploded on the global stage. He watched, starry-eyed, as the stylish, fluid football of Laudrup, […]
  • Enticing encounters headline Arab Cup draw 28 april 2021
    The FIFA Arab Cup Qatar draw has thrown up exciting fixtures Two coaches face former teams, while Egypt and Algeria are set to renew rivalry The first all-Arab match at a FIFA World Cup to be replicated at Qatar 2021 The draw for the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™, which was conducted at the Katara […]
  • Hisense becomes Official Sponsor of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ 27 april 2021
    Hisense, the world-renowned technology company, has entered into a partnership with FIFA to become an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, creating an exclusive connection between the tournament’s worldwide audience in unique and compelling ways. By joining the roster of Commercial Affiliates for the upcoming tournament, Hisense will be involved in a […]
  • RELIVE: Official draw for the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ 27 april 2021
    The countdown towards the historic FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 27 April) when the draw took place, and you can relive the event as it happened. The draw involved four FIFA legends: Wael Gomaa (Egypt), Nawaf Al Temyat (Saudi Arabia), Haytham Mustafa (Sudan) and Younus Mahmood (Iraq), […]
  • Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw 26 april 2021
    Ahead of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw on Tuesday, 27 April (21:00 local time), the qualifying matches for the tournament have been decided. Of the 23 nations involved, the 14 lowest-ranked teams according to the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Ranking will participate in single-leg play-offs ahead of the tournament, which […]

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

  • 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 […]
  • 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

  • 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 […]
  • USA book first World Cup ticket since 2008 7 mei 2021
    The 2021 Concacaf Futsal Championship is currently taking place in Guatemala Four World Cup tickets are at stake The USA became the first team from the region to qualify for Lithuania 2021 The 2021 Concacaf Futsal Championship is in full swing right now in Guatemala City, Guatemala. All matches in the seventh edition of this […]
  • Kike: Playing in four Futsal World Cups was a huge privilege 4 mei 2021
    Spaniard Kike Boned turns 43 today Historic figure won World Cup in 2000 and 2004 Shares memories and discusses upcoming World Cup with FIFA.com There are few more respected voices in the world of futsal than that of Kike Boned, a two-time world champion – in 2000 and 2004 – and runner-up at the next […]
  • Guatemala coach De Leon's long and winding road to the top 2 mei 2021
    Guatemala will host the Concacaf qualifiers for Lithuania 2021 Regional competition runs from 3 to 9 May Guatemala coach Estuardo de Leon optimistic about their chances When he was growing up in Zona 18, one of Guatemala City’s toughest neighbourhoods, Estuardo de Leon had two paths to choose. The first was the easier: a life […]
  • Four World Cup tickets on the line for Concacaf hopefuls 1 mei 2021
    Thirteen teams to participate in Guatemala between 3-9 May 2021 The Domo Polideportivo also hosted matches at the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2000 Semi-finalists qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 The Concacaf Futsal Championship 2021 will be held in Guatemala City, Guatemala, from 3-9 May, with all matches in the competition’s seventh […]
  • Kaunas to host FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ final 30 april 2021
    The FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021™ final will be played on Sunday 3 October Vilnius and Klaipėda complete the trio of host cities across Lithuania that will host 52 matches involving 24 of the world’s best futsal teams Click HERE for more information on the host cities and match schedule With less than six months […]
  • Lazarevic: I'm expecting big things from Serbia on the world stage 30 april 2021
    Lazarevic was the hero of Helsinki for Serbia in their FIFA Futsal World Cup play-off His hat-trick against Finland fired the Eagles to September’s finals in Lithuania The striker and his compatriots believe they can reach the quarter-finals Joy knew no bounds at the Energie Arena in Vantaa, Finland, on the evening of 9 December […]
  • AFC nominate three teams for Lithuania 2021 21 april 2021
    As the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship in Turkmenistan, where five FIFA Futsal World Cup slots were to be awarded, did not take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AFC Executive Committee has nominated IR Iran, Japan and Uzbekistan to represent the continent at Lithuania 2021. In addition, play-off matches will be organised between Iraq, […]
  • Manoel Tobias: I think I’m the greatest player of all time 19 april 2021
    Manoel Tobias is one of the greatest players in futsal history On his 50th birthday, he reflects on his glorious career He also discusses training with Ronaldinho and Lithuania 2021 “I was like Cristiano Ronaldo is – I always had such desire to be the best I could possibly be and keep on winning,” said […]

RSS FIFA Mensolympic

  • 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 […]
  • The Men's Olympic Football Tournament in numbers 20 april 2021
    Group-stage draw for Tokyo 2020 this Wednesday 21 April 16 teams from men’s event to discover their opponents We highlight interesting facts and figures about the event After a one-year delay, the Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020 reach another key milestone this Wednesday 21 April with the draw for the group stages. The 16 men’s […]
  • Nelsen and Tarpley preview Tokyo 2020 draws 20 april 2021
    FIFA Legends Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen speak with FIFA.com They will be draw assistants for the Olympic football tournaments on Wednesday Olympic memories, anecdotes and players to watch discussed Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen both had careers filled with moments successfully dealing with high-pressure situations. However, this Wednesday they will be dealing with pressure […]
  • Teams ranked and allocated for Tokyo 2020 Olympic football draws  16 april 2021
    Samantha Johnson will present the live-streamed event on 21 April. FIFA Legends Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen will be the draw assistants. The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments will discover their first opponents in the draw, to be held on 21 April at 10:00 CET, at the Home of FIFA […]
  • Déjà vu as Honduras and Mexico lock in Tokyo spots 31 maart 2021
    Mexico win Concacaf Olympic qualifying competition for third consecutive time El Tri will look to replicate London 2012 triumph in Tokyo Men's Olympic Football Tournament to take place from 22 July to 7 August For the third consecutive time Honduras and Mexico will represent the North, Central America and Caribbean region at the Men's Olympic […]

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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