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Dec 15

Luan: We’ve got the quality to take on Madrid

Highly rated Gremio star Luan speaks to FIFA,com about his team’s FIFA Club World Cup final against Real Madrid and the compliments he has received from Marcelo.

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Dec 15

Global showdown awaits in Abu Dhabi

South American champions Gremio stand in the way of Real Madrid becoming the first club to win the FIFA Club World Cup in successive years on Saturday.

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Dec 14

Night of a lifetime for Khalifa Mubarak

Earning your first start as a youngster is always a daunting experience. To have it against Real Madrid in a FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 semi-final is another level. Al Jazira’s Khalifa Mubarak reflects on his baptism of fire.

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Dec 13

Real survive scare to tee up Gremio clash

Real Madrid secured their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 with a 2-1 victory over Al Jazira, but not without a serious scare, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale sealed victory.

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Dec 12

Latest decisions of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies.

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Dec 11

Marcelo: Most important title is always the next one

Speaking to FIFA.com, Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is determined to lead the Spanish giants to a third FIFA Club World Cup title in the United Arab Emirates.

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Dec 11

Marcelo: Most important title is always the next one

Speaking to FIFA.com, Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is determined to lead the Spanish giants to a third FIFA Club World Cup title in the United Arab Emirates.

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Dec 10

Holders arrive with sights set on retaining title

Reigning European champions and FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have arrived in Abu Dhabi ahead of their semi-final encounter against Al Jazira this Wednesday, 13 December.

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Dec 10

Holders arrive with sights set on retaining title

Reigning European champions and FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have arrived in Abu Dhabi ahead of their semi-final encounter against Al Jazira this Wednesday, 13 December.

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Dec 08

FIFA meets the world at Final Draw

In six languages across multiple digital platforms, FIFA engaged international football fans around the globe as they thirsted for coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final Draw.

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Dec 08

The Week in Numbers

FIFA.com’s latest statistical review includes goalscoring and drought-breaking in the UEFA Champions League, patience rewarded in Japan and much more.

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Dec 07

Russia 2018’s potential classic match-ups

From the moment that the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was made, fans around the globe have been poring over each of the groups and contemplating who might face who in the knockout rounds.
 

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Dec 07

Russia 2018’s potential classic match-ups

From the moment that the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was made, fans around the globe have been poring over each of the groups and contemplating who might face who in the knockout rounds.
 

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Dec 07

Platt’s “perfect moment” breaks Belgian hearts

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to 1990 and David Platt’s 119th-minute winner against Belgium – a team England will face again at Russia 2018.
 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=platt-s-perfect-moment-breaks-belgian-hearts-2923004.html

Dec 06

Low: We want to lift the Trophy again

Germany coach Joachim Low reflected on their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil triumph during his recent visit to the FIFA World Football Museum.

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Dec 06

2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,318,109 tickets requested in 24 hours

Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia resumed on 5 December exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets and the excitement sparked by the Final Draw brought another wave of worldwide interest.

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