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Torrejon: I hope we can host a World Cup one day

FIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=torrejon-i-hope-we-can-host-a-world-cup-one-day-2920612.html

The Week in Quotes

This week we feature reaction from around the globe following the final batch of FIFA World Cup qualifiers as the final 32 teams to participate at Russia 2018 were confirmed.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2920529.html

Coleman leaves Wales post

After over five years in charge of the Wales national team, 47-year-old manager Chris Coleman has announced his resignation, according to a statement published by the Football Association of Wales.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=coleman-leaves-wales-post-2920586.html

Peru’s Little Seal caps his comeback in style

Jefferson Farfan, who spent 17 months out of the Peru squad before returning to become the team's play-off hero, reflects on the achievement and explains why "the future’s even brighter".


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=peru-s-little-seal-caps-his-comeback-in-style-2920560.html

Uruguay 2018: More than just an emblem launch

The high point of the launch of the official emblem of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 came when players from the host national team gathered on the stage with legendary striker Diego Forlan, receiving a rapturous round of applause from the floor.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=11/news=uruguay-2018-more-than-just-an-emblem-launch-2920579.html

Great demand for World Cup tickets

Just 24 hours after resuming ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, a total of 159,402 tickets (98% of the currently available inventory) have been allocated to fans from around the world through FIFA.com/tickets, with only a few products still available in this sales period.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=great-demand-for-world-cup-tickets-2920563.html

Gary Lineker and Maria Komandnaya to conduct Final Draw

The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Moscow is now tantalisingly close, and we can reveal who will be on stage to help guide the millions of fans around the world through the ceremony.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=gary-lineker-and-maria-komandnaya-to-conduct-final-draw-2920020.html

The Week in Numbers

Peru's FIFA World Cup™ return, Camille Abily's milestone in UEFA women’s club competition, and a 100 per cent Dane all feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2920204.html

Contrasting styles match-up in Asian finale

FIFA.com previews Saturday's AFC Champions League final first leg where 2007 champions Urawa Red Diamonds are seeking a second title at the expense of an Al Hilal side who have long coveted the continent's greatest prize.


Source: http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=contrasting-styles-match-up-in-asian-finale-2920533.html

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

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