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World-Wide Football News From FIFA

Jul 21

Morata signs with Chelsea

Spain forward Alvaro Morata has signed a five-year contract with English Premier League champions Chelsea after spending multiple seasons with Real Madrid.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=morata-signs-with-chelsea-2901588.html

Jul 21

Mexico and Jamaica tee up last-four meeting

Mexico and Jamaica completed the semi-final line-up at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, thanks to their respective quarter-final defeats of Honduras and Canada.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=mexico-and-jamaica-tee-up-last-four-meeting-2901747.html

Jul 21

Peru planning unprecedented growth

Piero Ferreyra Lopez’s dream of becoming a footballer would have been unfulfilled, had it not been for the Minors Plan that the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) rolled out in March 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=peru-planning-unprecedented-growth-2901681.html

Jul 21

New Zealand first to book ticket to France

New Zealand have secured passage to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to become the first nation to qualify, in addition to the host nation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=new-zealand-first-to-book-ticket-to-france-2901728.html

Jul 20

#FICWC pioneers revealed

The first six clubs to take part in the inaugural FIFA Interactive Club World Cup were announced on Thursday 20 July. Players from Brondby, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Schalke, Sampdoria and Valencia will all be present in Lon…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=ficwc-pioneers-revealed-2901684.html

Jul 20

Leopards on the prowl again

Climbing to an all-time high in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, Congo DR are chasing the dream of a return to the FIFA World Cup, more than four decades since they last set foot at the global finals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=7/news=leopards-on-the-prowl-again-2901668.html

Jul 20

Bonucci completes AC Milan switch

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=bonucci-completes-ac-milan-switch-2901309.html

Jul 20

First six clubs confirmed for Interactive Club World Cup

24 eSports players from 19 professional football clubs will compete at the first ever FIFA Interactive Club World Cup. The tournament will take place in London on 5 August 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=first-six-clubs-confirmed-for-interactive-club-world-cup-2901494.html

Jul 20

African hopefuls set sights on France 2018

With just two berths up for grabs, African qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 is set to be fierce, with the first match-ups get going on 21 July as 17 sides jostle for a place at the finals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=african-hopefuls-set-sights-on-france-2018-2901638.html

Jul 20

Magic in Marseille from brilliant Bergkamp

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back at a memorable moment in Dutch football from Dennis Bergkamp in 1998.   

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=magic-in-marseille-from-brilliant-bergkamp-2901565.html

Jul 20

Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape

FIFA.com reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/159/3/index.html

Jul 19

Students graduate from the 17th edition of the FIFA Master

Students who successfully completed the 17th edition of the FIFA Master course were honoured in a graduation ceremony on 14 July.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=students-graduate-from-the-17th-edition-of-the-fifa-master-2901566.html

Jul 19

Colombia’s brave new world hailed a success

FIFA.com hears from those involved in Colombia’s new women’s league, Liga Aguila Femenina, which – thanks partly to FIFA’s financial backing – is already thriving.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=colombia-s-brave-new-world-hailed-a-success-2901492.html

Jul 17

Behind the World Cup record: Roger Milla

Continuing our series on FIFA World Cup record-holders, FIFA.com looks at how Roger Milla became the competition’s oldest goalscorer at the age of 42.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-roger-milla-2901386.html

Jul 17

Smoothing the path to the future

More than 150 female graduates of FIFA and UEFA’s leadership programmes gathered in Amsterdam to discuss and develop the FIFA Leadership Programme further to aid in promoting women in football.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=smoothing-the-path-to-the-future-2901382.html

Jul 17

England aiming to continue youth success

After winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup, the UEFA European U-19 Championship and reaching the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals, England U-17 have plenty of inspiration to draw from ahead of India 2017.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=england-aiming-to-continue-youth-success-2901164.html

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