2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining
adidas today revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which pays homage to the first-ever adidas World Cup ball: the Telstar 18,
Luongo, Australia’s midfield royal
FIFA.com speaks to Australia's Massimo Luongo about achieving a World Cup dream, his experience with the Socceroos history-making qualification 12 years ago and an unlikely royal connection.
Dolly: South Africa can pull off a miracle
South Africa midfielder Keagan Dolly speaks to FIFA.com about the team's topsy-turvy World Cup qualifying campaign and why his team's CAF Champions League success with Mamelodi Sundowns can inspire them to take their place in Russia.
Three spots up for grabs in AfricaFIFA.com runs the rule over the fixtures on Matchday 6 – including the replayed game between South Africa and Senegal – scheduled to take place between 10 and 14 November.
When Rossi broke Brazilian hearts
In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to Paolo Rossi scoring a hat-trick against Brazil in 1982.
Hudson: Belief is key to making history
FIFA.com hears from New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson about his team's hopes against Peru, recreating their famous qualification for South Africa 2010 and more.
Bonucci: Missing out on the World Cup is not an option
FIFA.com sat down with defender Leonardo Bonucci, recently named a member of the FIFA FIFPro World11 2017, to to look ahead to Italy's crunch FIFA World Cup play-off against Sweden.
Shaqiri: Hopefully we'll have a qualification party in Basel
FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Switzerland's explosive winger Xherdan Shaqiri about his country's upcoming FIFA World Cup play-off with Northern Ireland and being the last person to score a hat-trick at the global finals.
Davis: It’s our dream to reach Russia
FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis about his country's FIFA World Cup play-off with Switzerland, being on the verge of a century of caps, dreams of reaching Russia 2018 and more.
Excitement assured in European play-offs
While Europe’s FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers are seen as a marathon rather than a sprint, the play-offs always represent that frantic final dash for the finish line.
Boutaib, Morocco's man of the moment
If Morocco qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1998, Khalid Boutaib will have played a huge part in that success. FIFA.com caught up with the Yeni Malatyaspor striker a few days before the Atlas Lions were due to play their decisive and final qualifier away to Côte d'Ivoire.
Draw date set at start of stadium visitsFIFA and the Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 have begun a four-day visit of Brittany, the region where the competition will be held.
Match officials appointed for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
FIFA’s Referees Committee has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.
FIFA announces latest disciplinary sanctions for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers
Following the latest meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the latest round of the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup.
FIFA publishes guide to bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™
Following the approval of the bidding regulations for the selection of the host(s) of the 2026 FIFA World Cup by the FIFA Council on 27 October in Kolkata India, and in line with the key principle of conducting a transparent bidding process, FIFA has prepared a guide, which is available in four languages and includes links to relevant documentation.
Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route
Ahead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.
1954 World Cup winner Hans Schafer passes away, aged 90
Hans Schafer, 1954 FIFA World Cup™ and FC Koln legend, has passed away today aged 90.
Klose to bring FIFA World Cup Trophy onto Final Draw stage in Moscow
The top goalscorer in FIFA World Cup history, Miroslav Klose, has confirmed that he will be taking part in the Final Draw show scheduled to take place in Moscow on 1 December (at 18:00 local time).
Who can qualify in Africa?
The third and last round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws to a close this weekend, with three of the five berths at next year’s tournament still to be determined.
Msakni spearheading Tunisian quest for gloryAhead of the upcoming round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, FIFA.com speaks to Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni.