Falcao hits 400 on fairytale farewell

The incomparable Falcao played his 258th and final game for Brazil He signed off by becoming the first player to reach 400 international goals Falcao finished the 4-2 win with two – both absolute scorchers Futsal’s equivalent of the Takabisha roller coaster has come to its final stop – yet not before reaching an unprecedented […]

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Football family gathers to grow together

Nearly 200 member associations were represented at the FIFA Football Conference On the agenda: an analysis of the prevalent tactics and trends at Russia 2018 Some of the coaches in attendance gave their opinion on the event and its findings The FIFA Football Conference in London, where coaches and technical directors from close to 200 […]

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FIFA Football Conference identifies emerging trends and tactics from 2018 FIFA World Cup™ 

Coaches & technical directors from nearly 200 member associations gather Didier Deschamps discusses France’s path to FIFA World Cup glory Forthcoming FIFA Technical Study Group report previewed 70 days after the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final, coaches and technical experts from nearly 200 member associations and all confederations gathered at the FIFA Football Conference in […]

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Russia 2018 fairy tale in the eyes of the fans

Russia exceeded all expectations at the World Cup on home soil The team’s quarter-final finish has regained the affection of the fans We re-live the host’s performances through the eyes of those watching on Imagine the expectations of a team that had lost four and won none of their previous seven fixtures heading into the […]

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Celebrating the best of Russia 2018

In just over a week, football’s standout performers will again be acclaimed at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony in London. These honours hold added intrigue in a FIFA World Cup™ year and, as we prepare to see The Best crowned, what better way to whet the appetite than reliving some of Russia 2018’s best […]

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African big names back firing amid some surprises

8 After eight matches without a victory,  Côte d’Ivoire finally manage to win against an African side in an official match. Their last three point came in 3-0 triumph over Gabon in the qualifiers for Russia 2018. But since then, the Elephants have failed to beat Gabon, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Togo and Guinea.

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