Category Archive: World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 News

May 24

Rejuvenated Zaza’s World Cup dream

Simone Zaza speaks to FIFA.com about the nightmare spell that followed his penalty miss at UEFA EURO 2016 and his recent revival with Valencia that has taken him back into the Italian national squad.

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May 19

Prolific Wood seeks to take club form to Russia

We hear from New Zealand captain Chris Wood who is seeking to take some prolific goalscoring form at club level into next month’s FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

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May 16

Nuhiu: Kosovo fans never thought they would see this

The scorer of Kosovo’s first ever competitive goal on home soil, Atdhe Nuhiu speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about the impact the Kosovo national team has had on the country’s people and the bright future that lies ahead.

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May 12

Haraguchi: We need to write history

Amid a personally successful FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, Japan’s up-and-coming forward Genki Haraguchi speaks with FIFA.com about how a move away from the comforts of home to Germany aided his development, and how he wants to build on the …

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May 11

Pele’s golden gaze

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. Our latest photograph features a young Pele gazing lovingly at the Jules Rimet Trophy.

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May 11

Bauza named as UAE coach

United Arab Emirates have appointed Argentinian Edgardo Bauza as the new coach of their national side as they pursue a place at their first FIFA World Cup in almost 30 years.

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May 11

Solo icon aims for one last shot at glory

FIFA.com speaks with Solomon Islands’ star Henry Fa’Arodo as the long-serving forward seeks to end his international career on a high during Russia 2018 qualifying.

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May 08

Behind the World Cup record: Lothar Matthaus

Continuing our series on FIFA World Cup™ record-holders, FIFA.com hears from Lothar Matthaus, the Germany legend who made 25 appearances at the tournament over an incredible five separate editions.

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May 05

Passionate Paunovic talks Serbia and Schweinsteiger

Chicago Fire coach Veljko Puanovic speaks to FIFA.com about recent signing Bastian Schweinsteiger and what Serbia’s national team can learn from his U-20 team’s World Cup success in 2015.

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May 02

Misfiring Colombia grateful to midfield marksmen

Former Colombia forward Juan Pablo Angel talks FIFA.com through Los Cafeteros’ surprising goal-drought during their ongoing Russia 2018 campaign.

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May 01

Polish clown laughs last

England required victory over Poland at Wembley to qualify, but an incredible performance by goalkeeper Jan Tomaszewski inspired the visitors to the point they needed to reach West Germany 1974 at their hosts’ expense. FIFA.com looks back.

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Apr 27

Maaloul neuer Nationaltrainer Tunesiens

Der tunesische Fussballverband hat den früheren Mittelfeldspieler Nabil Maaloul zum neuen Nationaltrainer ernannt.

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Apr 27

Maaloul appointed as Tunisia coach

The Tunisian Football Federation have appointed former national team midfielder Nabil Maaloul as the new head coach of the Eagles of Carthage.

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Apr 27

World Cup stadiums improving day by day

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws closer, construction on all the tournament’s stadiums continues apace. Every month FIFA.com updates fans on how progress is going.

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Apr 27

Maestros’ golden greeting

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the meeting of Ronaldinho and Zinedine Zidane in 2006, and a masterclass from the Frenchman.

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Apr 26

Thailand appoint Rajevac as coach

Thailand have named former Ghana, Qatar and Algeria coach Milovan Rajevac as their new boss, with the Serbian set to lead them through their final three 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers.

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