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So France lost 1-0 to China today. Which sounds bad. And is bad. But take a look at the goal from Deng Zhuoxiang that won it:

Either Deng is better than Pirlo/Juninho/Beckham combined, or every bad thing we’ve heard about the adidas Jabulani World Cup ball is true.

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FIFA.com sat down with Comoros striker El Fardou Ben Nabouhane who talks about scoring in his national team's first-ever competitive win in March, recovering from injury set-backs, playing club f [read]

Tika-taka defiance in Germany and title-race drama in Chile feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with indiscipline by a London team and a Londoner in Kansas City. [read]

On Friday 4 May 2012, at the age of 48, Rasheed Yekini passed away after a brief but serious illness. [read]

Rostov, after barely surviving a relegation battle last year, are affectionately being referred to as the Russian Leicester. FIFA.com looks into Rostov's rise and hears from the club's defen [read]

Bayern Munich beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Allianz Arena in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final, but the Spanish La Liga side advanced to the final in Milan courtesy of Antoine [read]

We look back at another historic refereeing seminar, this time in Miami, as joint-preparation for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 continues apace. [read]

Only one tie looks done and dusted as South America's premier clubs aim to earn a spot in the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals, with reigning champions River Plate with plenty to do to keep their [read]

From Paolo Maldini to Laurent Platini, the sons of famous players have found varying levels of success taking the baton from their fathers. [read]

After growing up in East London, on pitches encased by steel fences, England international Alex Scott took the chance to share her love for expressing yourself within a football cage with refugees in [read]

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