• FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities

    FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura met with Inigo Mendez de Vigo, the Spanish Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, in Madrid on Tuesday 5 February. Also present at the meeting were Jose Ramon Lete, the president of the Spanish Sports Council, and Juan Luis Larrea, the president of the Spanish Football Association (RFEF).

  • The Week in Quotes

    This week features David Beckham's newest endeavour in the game, an emotional return for Tim Cahill and the first words from Bert van Marwijk as the new Socceroos manager.

  • 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 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has received a final certificate of pass from international green standard BREEAM.

  • 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 about his World Cup memories and what Russia 2018 means to the country's players.

  • Brazil dominate again, Paraguay back on big stage

    Brazil booked their place at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in style, winning all their matches at the South American Championships in the age group, held in Ecuador. Joining the Brazilians in France are tournament runners-up Paraguay.