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Video Vault: Faryd Mondragon talks France 1998

In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, Colombian goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon, the oldest person to play at the tournament, shares his memories of appearing at France 1998, where he made his global finals debut.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=video-vault-faryd-mondragon-talks-france-1998-2919833.html

Kharbin looking for final consolation

Omar Kharbin has identified the perfect remedy after missing out on a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The Syria forward hopes to begin the healing by winning the AFC Champions League and just one last obstacle remains.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=kharbin-looking-for-final-consolation-2920474.html

The Qualifiers in Numbers

The road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-qualifiers-in-numbers-2920457.html

Palestine boosted by Asian qualifying success

Palestine have enjoyed plenty of success in recent years, following the country’s historic AFC Asian Cup debut in Australia in 2015. We take a closer look at Abdel Nasser Barakat side's FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking rise.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=11/news=palestine-boosted-by-asian-qualifying-success-2920254.html

Socceroos' long and winding road to Russia

FIFA.com reviews Australia's path to Russia 2018, which was marked by a host of off-fields records and equally noteworthy on-field development.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=socceroos-long-and-winding-road-to-russia-2920252.html

Peru outlast New Zealand to end World Cup drought

Peru are heading to their first FIFA World Cup in 36 years after a goal in each half was enough to see off a resilient New Zealand in a raucous Estadio Nacional in Lima on Wednesday.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=peru-outlast-new-zealand-to-end-world-cup-drought-2920245.html

Pots announced for Final Draw

With Peru completing the line-up of 32 teams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, we now know the seeding pots for the Final Draw on 1 December.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=pots-announced-for-final-draw-2920191.html

Italy part ways with Ventura

Having missed out on qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Italy have parted ways with coach Giampiero Ventura.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=italy-part-ways-with-ventura-2920199.html

Jedinak sends Socceroos to Russia

Mile Jedinak was the unlikely goal hero as Australia claimed the 31st ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a 3-1 win over Honduras.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=jedinak-sends-socceroos-to-russia-2920143.html

Eriksen: It's an incredible feeling

Christian Eriksen has spoken about his evolution as a player after his stunning hat-trick fired his nation to their fifth FIFA World Cup on Tuesday.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=eriksen-it-s-an-incredible-feeling-2920086.html

History in the offing as final ticket goes up for grabs

FIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Peru and New Zealand as the final spot in the 32-nation Russia 2018 field goes on the line.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=history-in-the-offing-as-final-ticket-goes-up-for-grabs-2920043.html

Eriksen hat-trick leads Denmark to Russia 2018

Denmark secured Europe’s final qualification spot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a 5-1 victory away to Republic of Ireland on Tuesday evening for a 5-1 aggregate result.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=eriksen-hat-trick-leads-denmark-to-russia-2018-2920027.html

GORILLA named UK's Esports Player of the Year

FIFA Interactive World Cup champion Spencer ‘GORILLA’ Ealing has been crowned the UK's Esports Player of the Year at the annual Esports Industry Awards.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/fifaeworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=gorilla-named-uk-s-esports-player-of-the-year-2920008.html

Positive inspection tour carried out in Brittany

Another significant step towards the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 was taken last week: between 7 and 10 November, a FIFA delegation carried out a preliminary inspection in Brittany, where the competition will be held from 5 to 24 August.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=visite-d-inspection-positive-en-bretagne-2919823-2919979.html

Swede dreams for Andersson’s play-off heroes

Joy abounded in the Sweden camp as Janne Andersson’s side pulled off the first major shock of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ play-offs last night.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=swede-dreams-for-andersson-s-play-off-heroes-2919990.html

2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales resume: Buy yours now

With the thrilling race to secure the last berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ having concluded over recent days, ticket sales for the world’s biggest single-sport event resumed on 16 November 2017, 12:00 Moscow time (10:00 Central European Time), on FIFA.com/tickets on a first-come, first-served basis.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-ticket-sales-resume-on-fifa-com-622-117-allocated-2919985.html

Final hurdle awaits Australia, Honduras

After two gruelling years of qualifying competition, it all comes down to 90 minutes for Australia and Honduras as they seek a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=final-hurdle-awaits-australia-honduras-2919978.html

Tearful farewell for World Cup legend Buffon

FIFA World Cup™ winner Gianluigi Buffon had been within touching distance of history but ultimately his Italy side fell just short of winning a ticket to Russia 2018.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=tearful-farewell-for-world-cup-legend-2919977.html

Sweden stun Italy to book World Cup return

For the first time since 1958, Italy will not be going to the FIFA World Cup™. Sweden held on to force a goalless draw in the second leg at the San Siro to defeat the Italians 1-0 on aggregate in their Russia 2018 play-off.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=sweden-stun-italy-to-book-world-cup-return-2919904.html

Long-term absentees make triumphant returns

A tense final day of the African qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ended with Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia joining Egypt and Nigeria as the continent’s five qualifiers.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=long-term-absentees-make-triumphant-returns-2919837.html

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