Christian Eriksen spearheads Denmark squad ahead of World Cup Playoff

Christian Eriksen will lead the way in Denmark’s efforts to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russia when they take on Ireland in the playoff. Age Hareide’s men finished 2nd in Group E to Poland, seeing off competition from Montenegro for the coveted play-off spot after it became apparent that direct qualification was out

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2017 FIFA FIFPro World XI announced

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi spearhead a La Liga heavy 2017 FIFA FIFPro World XI, which was presented in London on October 23. Real Madrid have five representatives – Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo – after securing La Liga and successfully defending their UEFA Champions League crown. Barcelona, who have

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Cristiano Ronaldo named The Best FIFA Men’s Player

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has taken out his second successive Best FIFA Men’s Player award after a trophy-laden campaign. The 32-year-old helped Real Madrid to their first La Liga title in five years, scoring 25 times in 29 appearances, and turned on the style in the knockout rounds of the UEFA Champions League, scoring

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FIFA World Cup Playoff Draw

Eight hopeful European sides have discovered what will be required of them to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after Tuesday’s Playoff Draw in Zurich, Switzerland. Northern Ireland were the first nation drawn at random, with Michael O’Neill’s troops having to deal with the highest FIFA ranked side in the playoff pool: Switzerland. Croatia

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Real Madrid’s potential FIFA Club World Cup opponents revealed

Real Madrid begin their quest for three Club World Cup triumphs in four years when they enter in the Semi-Final stage in December. Following Monday’s FIFA Club World Cup draw, Real Madrid have learned that one of Auckland City, Al-Jazira or the Asian Champions will meet them in the Semi-Finals. Al-Jazira, who are from this

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FIFA Puskas Award nominees

FIFA have announced the 10 nominees for the 2017 Puskas Award. In honour of Real Madrid legend Ferenc Puskas, the FIFA Puskas Award was created in 2009 to celebrate the most aesthetically pleasing goal of the year. Nine of the 10 nominees are men; Venezuela striker Deyna Castellanos is the sole female nominee, having produced

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2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Squads

The prelude to the 2018 World Cup starts this weekend when the Confederations Cup kicks off in Saint Petersburg. Russia, who qualify as hosts, are joined by World Champions Germany and the six holders of FIFA Confederations Championships in the eight-team tournament. Here are the eight squads in full, starting with the only team to

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Diego Costa has a savage way of treating his friends after beating them at FIFA [Video]

Diego Costa is not exactly known for being the kindest person on the football pitch, but it seems he’s not too different off of it as well. In the video below, the Chelsea striker can be seen punishing a friend of his after games on FIFA. It seems that this the way Costa punish his

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Could the idea of expanding the World Cup be mainly to give China and India a chance to participate [BBC Podcast]

Just about a week ago, the president of the FIFA organization, Gianni Infantino, made a statement in which he suggested that the participants in the World Cup could be extended from their current number of 32 teams to 40, or maybe eve 48 teams. Infantino’s idea is to possibly give the smaller nations a chance

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Ander Herrera earns call up to Spain squad

Ander Herrera has been called up to Spain’s national team squad ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Italy and Albania, replacing the injured Saul Niguez of Atletico Madrid. Herrera had been used as an option off the bench in the first few weeks of the season, but has forced his way into the side to

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