Football Champions

Possibly the best eleven of all time. With dramatic music.

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  Following his re-election at the helm of FIFA, the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ extends its heartfelt congratulations to President Joseph S. Blatter and wishes him [read]

Newcastle United have released Jonas Gutierrez less than a week after the Argentine helped the club avoid relegation along with defender Ryan Taylor, the English Premier League team revealed on Friday [read]

There will be eight debutants at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, when Cameroon, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand play their first games on women [read] recalls the tale of Albert Johanneson, the first black player to compete in an FA Cup final whose life took a tragic turn. [read]

Badr Bilal, who helped Qatar eliminate Brazil and England en route to the FIFA U-20 World Cup final in 1981, reflects on that tournament and assesses the current team's prospects at New Zealand 2 [read]

The Activity Report showcases FIFA’s work in global football development, the governance and administration of the game, organising international competitions, and sustainability and health projects. [read]

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term of office by the 65th FIFA Congress, held on Friday 29 May at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Next year’s FIFA Congress will t [read]

Alan McInally chats to about his time at Bayern Munich, the differences between what players from his era and today's professionals do in their spare time, and the quality of the FIFA In [read]