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Al Jaber: My World Cup memories are vivid

Almost 12 years on from scoring the last of his world finals goals, former Saudi Arabia forward Sami Al Jaber spoke with FIFA.com about his World Cup memories and what Russia 2018 means to the country’s players.

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2018 FIFA World Cup™ tickets: impressive figures mark the closing of the current sales window

4,905,169 2018 FIFA World Cup™ tickets had been requested by fans from all over the world before the random selection draw sales period concluded on 31 January.

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FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola takes off from London

Today the global leg of the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kicked off with an official launch ceremony in London as fans get #ReadyFor the highly anticipated tournament.  

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Simonyan: Russia reaching final four would be huge success

Captain of the USSR team at Sweden 1958, who also scored the Soviets’ first ever goal in FIFA’s most prestigious competition, Nikita Simonyan speaks with FIFA.com to revisit the World Cup 60 years ago and share his thoughts on the upcoming tournam…

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2018 FIFA World Cup: over three million tickets requested as sales go on

With 150 days left until the start of the biggest single-sport event in the world, the demand for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ tickets keeps increasing – both from domestic and international football fans.

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Video Vault: A landmark World Cup for Russian football

In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, FIFA.com hears from former Soviet Union defender Vladimir Ponomaryov, who shares his memories of helping the Russians to their best ever standing at a global finals, at England 1966.

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FIFA announces award of media rights in Russia and Italy for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Rights in both territories have been awarded on a platform-neutral basis, allowing fans to enjoy TV, internet, mobile, and radio coverage of the competition.
 

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FIFA World Cup ticket sales proceed on FIFA.com – over 2,300,000 tickets requested since 5 December

Fans from all around the world can apply for 2018 FIFA World Cup™ tickets as the first window of sales phase 2 proceeds through the official platform FIFA.com/tickets.

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FIFA strengthens Official Sponsor line-up for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with Mengniu Group

FIFA has signed an agreement with the Mengniu Group, a market leader in dairy products in Greater China, to become the latest Official Sponsor for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

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Referees with responsibility

When the team line-ups are announced prior to a football match, the volume inside the stadium surges as the players’ names ring out from the stands, the atmosphere thick with anticipation ahead of kick-off. 

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Win a trip to the FIFA World Cup Opening Match

Be in with a chance of winning this trip of a lifetime by entering our exciting competition on the official FIFA World Cup Facebook page!

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Collina: Referees can count on me

During his career, Pierluigi Collina officiated so diligently and competently that he was voted the world’s best referee for six consecutive years between 1998 and 2003. The Italian redefined the role and became the first star referee.
 

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A milestone en route to Russia

Thirty-six of the world’s best referees and potential FIFA World Cup™ officials have convened in Abu Dhabi for a five-day seminar, set to end on 30 November, which represents an important milestone on the road to Russia 2018 for the particip…

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The Week in Numbers

Neymar, Sam Kerr and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are among the stars of our latest statistical look at the footballing week.

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Russia and Argentina re-open Luzhniki Stadium in style

Sergio Aguero scored the only goal of the game as Russia and Argentina heralded a new chapter in the history of the Luzhniki Stadium, the flagship arena for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The match was a good test for both teams in the build-up to the…

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Russia 2018 stadium progress: October 2017

Every month FIFA.com provides readers with a full breakdown of how progress is going with the construction and renovation of the tournament’s stadiums.

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