'Being an immigrant helps to embrace diversity'– Infantino on running post of FIFA president (VIDEO)

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino has said his experience of having emigrated to Switzerland helps him to understand people and resolve problems in his role at the helm of the world football governing body. Talking exclusively to RT host and former football great Peter Schmeichel, Infantino said that his top goal is to develop football around […]

North America bid wins FIFA World Cup 2026 hosting rights

The North American joint bid comprising the USA, Mexico and Canada has won the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The decision was announced at FIFA’s annual congress in Moscow on Wednesday. The bid beat off competition from Morocco and was chosen in a vote by 203 of FIFA’s 210 member federations present in […]

Instant expert: 2018 FIFA World Cup

It's that time again — when people across the globe gather in large groups to cheer on their football (soccer) heroes for an entire month. Yes, it's time for the 2018 World Cup — now with 100 per cent more Vladimir Putin! While it may be the most popular game on Earth, that doesn't mean everyone watching the […]

Russia become lowest-ranked World Cup team after slipping below Saudis in FIFA standings

Hosts Russia will be the lowest-ranked of all the 32 teams at this summer’s World Cup, after FIFA’s latest international standings showed the team had slipped below opening game opponents Saudi Arabia. Russia dropped to 70th in the official FIFA rankings released on Thursday – their lowest position ever and three places below the Saudis […]

Here’s when the 2018 FIFA World Cup starts where you live — and how you can watch it live online

Getty Images The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia kicks off on Thursday, June 14 and ends of Sunday, July 15. The first World Cup match, Russia vs. Saudi Arabia, has a 6 p.m. start time in Moscow, which means 11 a.m. for audiences in New York City. Here’s everything you need to know.   The […]

‘Play with an open heart’: FIFA reveals World Cup team slogans

FIFA has announced the slogans chosen by fans to adorn the official buses of the 32 teams at this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Hosts Russia will have the uplifting ‘Play with an open heart’ on their bus. The initiative was launched as part of World Cup sponsor Hyundai’s ‘Be There With Hyundai’ competition, and […]

FIFA 19 Champions League news: EA Sports reportedly makes HUGE signing ahead of release

FIFA 19 looks set to become one of the most complete football games of all time. A new leak suggests that the Champions League license has been obtained by EA Sports. Dutch football commentator Evert ten Napel spilled the beans during a recent FIFA eSports tournament. Based on the translation provided by Resetera, FIFA 19 will […]

FIFA 18 TOTW 29 COUNTDOWN – Team of the Week reveal, new FUT cards, Ultimate Team latest

FIFA 18 gamers are gearing up for the TOTW 29 reveal, which rounds up the 23 most in-form players at the moment from around the world. These players will get a stat boost from EA based on how well they have performed in the past week during real-life fixtures. The FIFA 18 new FUT cards […]

FIFA to decide on USA World Cup 2026 joint bid at annual congress in Moscow

World football governing body FIFA will decide on a joint bid from the USA, Canada and Mexico submitted on Monday to host the 2026 World Cup at its annual congress in Moscow in June. FIFA announced on Monday that it had received two bids – the other came from Morocco – to host the tournament. […]