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World-Wide Football News From FIFA

May 27

Pineda playing it cool

After playing a pivotal role in sending Costa Rica into the knockout rounds of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, we caught up with man of the hour Erick Pineda, who reflected on a match-winning performance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=pineda-playing-it-cool-2889734.html

May 27

Dramatic climaxes and progression sealed

On the penultimate night of FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage action a glut of teams from Group C and D ensured their names will stay among the contenders as dramatic climaxes sealed progress and heartbreak.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dramatic-climaxes-and-progression-sealed-2889704.html

May 27

Japan come from behind to reach last 16

Italy and Japan played out a 2-2 draw – with a Ritsu Doan brace earning a point for the Asian champions – that saw both progress into the knockout round from FIFA U-20 World Cup Group D in second and third place.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367052/match-report.html

May 27

Uruguay top group after goalless draw

Uruguay and South Africa played out a goalless draw in their final Group D match in Incheon at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367051/match-report.html

May 27

Faitout Maouassa, France’s multi-tasker

Having joined up late with the France squad after contesting the end of the season with Nancy, versatile Faitout Maouassa is relishing the experience of playing at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=faitout-maouassa-france-s-multi-tasker-2889594.html

May 27

Portugal qualify for last 16 after late win

A late deflected goal helped Portugal edge Iran 2-1 in Group C at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 and send them to the knockout stages.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367049/match-report.html

May 27

Dramatic passage clinched by Los Ticos

Costa Rica survived a dramatic finale to reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 after they earned a 1-0 win over Group C table-toppers Zambia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367050/match-report.html

May 27

Conrad: I have a lot of respect for eSport champions

Fans of eSports viewing recent broadcasts of FUT Champions competitions are unlikely to have missed commentator Jimmy Conrad. The former USA international reveals his admiration for the mental strength shown by eSport champions.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=conrad-i-have-a-lot-of-respect-for-esport-champions-2889375.html

May 27

21 days to go: Neymar sets Confederations Cup alight

FIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we recall Neymar’s debut appearance at the competition.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=21-days-to-go-neymar-sets-confederations-cup-alight-2882750.html

May 27

The Week in Quotes

This week’s edition includes quotes from Eric Cantona, Wayne Rooney, Francesco Totti, and the youngsters making a name for themselves at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2889170.html

May 27

For the Klinsmanns, it’s a soccer home

Moments after witnessing his son’s first clean sheet at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, Jurgen Klinsmann spoke with FIFA.com about watching from the sidelines as a father and his impressions of the tournament.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=for-the-klinsmanns-it-s-a-soccer-home-2889192.html

May 26

Thomas leads new breed of All Whites

FIFA.com hears from New Zealand young gun Ryan Thomas about the All Whites’ hopes at next month’s FIFA Confederations Cup, fulfilling childhood dreams, and much more.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=thomas-leads-new-breed-of-all-whites-2888551.html

May 26

Dzabana: We never thought we’d win the tournament

It was already clear from the group stages of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017 that Olympique Lyonnais’ Alan Dzabana was a special talent.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dzabana-we-never-thought-we-d-win-the-tournament-2888864.html

May 26

Gimber: We have to show more

Germany earned themselves a FIFA U-20 World Cup lifeline against Vanuatu, picking up their first win of the tournament, but the result was not a cause for celebration from captain Benedikt Gimber.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=gimber-we-have-to-show-more-2889071.html

May 26

Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants

As the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-advance-nervous-wait-for-two-giants-2889078.html

May 26

World Cup construction continues as Confed Cup draws near

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=world-cup-construction-continues-as-confed-cup-draws-near-2888980.html

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