Football Champions

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.

FIFA News

Canada star Atiba Hutchinson talks to FIFA.com about a pair of crucial upcoming qualifiers for Russia 2018, and the many differences between football in Turkey and soccer in Canada. [read]

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Following the success of the maiden edition in 2014, the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB) has again invited experts from around the globe to discuss all issues concerning ethical behaviour in [read]

Fleeing the horrors of the war in Syria, they were welcomed by Jordan and lived in purpose-built camps in the Al Mafraq region. There, they nourished hopes of being able to return to their homeland an [read]

FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), and the Russian Construction Workers Union (RBWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) t [read]

Soline Djoubi speaks to FIFA.com about Cameroon's rocky road through qualifying for Jordan 2016 and why she believes the African debutantes are well placed to make a big impact. [read]

FIFA has announced the referees and the assistant referees who will officiate at the forthcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016. [read]

Canada’s bronze medal win at the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 saw the North Americans reach their highest-ever position of fourth in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking. [read]

A Moonwalk master joining an exclusive club, a saddening swansong, a ‘perfect’ treble and a goal flood highlight FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a spot-kick specialist and a laudable landma [read]

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