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Portugal unearth a phenomenon Eusebio made his debut for the national team of his adopted country in October 1961 against Luxembourg in a FIFA World Cup qualifier, but it was during qualifying for England 1966 that he really made his mark, scoring seven goals to fire Portugal to a first-ever progression to the FIFA World Cup finals. Although named European Footballer of the Year in 1965, it was at the international game’s showpiece event the following year that Eusebio became a truly global phenomenon – the sort the sport had seldom witnessed before. In their opening first phase match, Portugal… Continue reading

????? Diego Armando Maradona is an Argentine former football player. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. Over the course of his professional club career Maradona played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla and Newell’s Old Boys, setting world-record contract fees. Boca Juniors:- Primera División: 1981 Barcelona:- Copa del Rey: 1983 Copa de la Liga: 1983 Supercopa de España: 1983 Napoli:- Serie A: 1987, 1990 Coppa Italia: 1987 UEFA Cup: 1989 Supercoppa Italiana: 1990 Argentina:- FIFA World Youth Championship: 1979 FIFA World Cup: Winner: 1986 Artemio Franchi Trophy: 1993 75th anniversary… Continue reading

FIFA News

Three debutant clubs enjoyed nights to remember on Tuesday as the AFC Champions League gathered momentum with the completion of the second Preliminary Round. [read]

The former Manchester United and Everton player, who succeeds interim coach Mo Marley after the departure of previous permanent manager Mark Sampson, will be the person tasked with guiding the Lioness [read]

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. [read]

The FIFA 18 Global Series, which charts a path to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018, will kick off in Barcelona on 26 January with the FUT Champions Cup #1. [read]

Following the inauguration of its new headquarters in December 2016, FEMEXFUT has overseen various projects throughout 2017 aimed at ensuring the brightest possible future for Mexican football. [read]

FIFA.com spoke with Japanese striker Ami Otaki about her career aspirations and her recent completion of the FIFA Master programme.   [read]

The 132nd Annual Business Meeting (ABM) of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) took place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, on Monday. [read]

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield, who made 43 appearances for the Three Lions, has died at the age of 82 following a battle with cancer. [read]

You could be just one winning phrase away from an unforgettable trip to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. Submit your slogans now! [read]