Category: World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 News

Feb 05

Happy birthday, Cristiano!

Today, on Cristiano Ronaldo’s 33rd birthday, FIFA.com pays tribute to the Portuguese star, who is readying himself for his fourth FIFA World Cup this year.

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Feb 02

Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

The FIFA World Cup has always had a strong influence on many aspects of society in Host Nations, and Russia is no exception. With just over four months remaining until the start of the tournament, the venue hosting the Opening Match and Final of the 20…

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Feb 02

Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

The FIFA World Cup has always had a strong influence on many aspects of society in Host Nations, and Russia is no exception. With just over four months remaining until the start of the tournament, the venue hosting the Opening Match and Final of the 20…

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Feb 01

Rimet’s World Cup vision realised

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we go right back to the start with a shot of Jules Rimet arriving for the tournament’s first edition in Uruguay.

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Feb 01

Rimet’s World Cup vision realised

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we go right back to the start with a shot of Jules Rimet arriving for the tournament’s first edition in Uruguay.

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Feb 01

Van Marwijk: I will do it my way

New Australia coach Bert van Marwijk says the Socceroos are good enough to progress into the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Jan 31

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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Jan 30

Dalic: My dream has come true with Croatia

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic speaks to FIFA.com about how he revived the team’s FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, the importance of Luka Modric and the enduring importance of France 1998 to his country’s people.

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Jan 29

Alves: Neymar had to step out of Messi’s shadow

Dani Alves is hoping to make 2018 one of his most memorable years to date. The charismatic defender spoke to FIFA.com about his UEFA Champions League dreams with PSG, his team-mate Neymar, and more besides.

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Jan 28

Goalkeeping great Buffon turns 40

On his 40th birthday, FIFA.com celebrates the winner of the inaugural The Best FIFA Goalkeeper award and a FIFA World Cup™ winner with Italy, Gianluigi Buffon.

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Jan 26

2018 FIFA World Cup: over four million tickets requested, sales window closes on Wednesday

With the random selection draw ticket sales period of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ set to draw to a close in just six days’ time, interest in FIFA’s flagship tournament shows no sign of letting up. 4,021,211 tickets have been requested si…

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Jan 26

Musa: Nigeria are aiming for the semis

FIFA.com speaks to Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa about his country’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and his expectations for the Super Eagles in Russia.
 

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Jan 25

Van Marwijk named new Australia coach

Bert van Marwick has been announced as Australia’s new coach with the Dutchman to take the Socceroos to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Jan 24

Delaney: Denmark’s expectations are very high

Denmark and Werder Bremen midfielder Thomas Delaney speaks to FIFA.com about his memories as a seven-year-old watching his country at France 1998, expectations for his country at Russia 2018 and much more.

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Jan 24

Delaney: Denmark’s expectations are very high

Denmark and Werder Bremen midfielder Thomas Delaney speaks to FIFA.com about his memories as a seven-year-old watching his country at France 1998, expectations for his country at Russia 2018 and much more.

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Jan 23

Pozzo’s Azzurri in stats

Continuing our look at the number behind previous FIFA World Cup winners, FIFA.com highlights the enchanting statistical story of Italy’s 1934 and ’38 FIFA World Cup™ campaigns.

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