Comme à son habitude, FIFA.com revient sur le parcours de célébrités du ballon rond qui souffleront leurs bougies cette semaine.
L'Emblème, le Slogan et le Visuel officiels de la Coupe du Monde U-20 de la FIFA, République de Corée 2017 ont été dévoilés le 16 juin 2016 dans le cadre d'une manifestation spécialement organisée sur la place KT de Séoul.
FIFA.com vous présente une nouvelle série de célébrités mondiales du ballon rond qui souffleront leurs bougies cette semaine.
De nombreuses sélections féminines ont profité de la fenêtre qui leur était réservée dans le calendrier international pour se jauger. En Europe, l'actualité a été marquée par les qualifications pour le prochain UEFA EURO féminin, tandis que dans d'autres régions du globe, différentes nations en ont profité pour peaufiner leurs réglages à l'approche du Tournoi Olympique de Football Féminin à Rio.
Quatre équipes sont entrées dans l'histoire en validant pour la première fois leur billet pour les quarts de finale de la Ligue des champions de l'AFC. Plus généralement, les huitièmes de finale ont donné lieu à des duels souvent haletants.
FIFA.com revient sur le parcours de célébrités du ballon rond qui souffleront leurs bougies durant la semaine à venir, à l'image de Luca Toni qui fêtera ses 39 ans dans quelques jours.
À un an du coup d’envoi de la Coupe du Monde U-20 de la FIFA, République de Corée 2017, Ahn Junghwan et Park Jisung prodiguent quelques conseils à leurs jeunes compatriotes : prendre du plaisir et ne pas avoir peur de se tromper.
Lee Chungyong, milieu de terrain de la République de Corée et de Crystal Palace, évoque pour FIFA.com la Coupe du Monde U-20 de la FIFA 2017 qui débutera dans son pays dans un an, jour pour jour.
Chaque semaine jusqu'à Russie 2018, FIFA.com présente une image légendaire de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA™. Ce jeudi 19 mai, nous revenons sur le formidable soutien populaire dont a bénéficié la République de Corée en 2002.
À l'occasion des huitièmes de finale aller de la Ligue des champions de l'AFC 2016, les traditionnels poids lourds du continent ont connu des fortunes diverses. FIFA.com revient sur l'actualité du moment en Asie.
Sept équipes ont validé leurs billets pour les huitièmes de finale à l'issue de la dernière journée de la phase de groupes de la Ligue des champions de l'AFC 2016 : le Lokomotiv Tachkent, Al Nasr, Al Hilal, Al Ain, Jeonbuk Motors, le FC Tokyo et Melbourne Victory.
Le Président de la FIFA Gianni Infantino a rencontré des représentants de Hyundai Motor Group, Partenaire FIFA, et de la Fédération sud-coréenne de football, le 27 avril à Séoul.
Le Président de la FIFA Gianni Infantino se rend en République de Corée et en Thaïlande cette semaine. Il doit atterrir à Séoul mercredi où il tiendra des réunions avec les Partenaires de la FIFA Hyundai/Kia Motors et avec les responsables de la Fédération sud-coréenne de football, afin d'aborder l'organisation de la Coupe du Monde U-20 de la FIFA 2017.
Quatre ans après Londres 2012, la performance historique de la République de Corée est toujours bien présente à l'esprit des supporters des Guerriers Taeguk, qui espèrent bien que l'équipe dirigée par Shin Taeyong sera capable de réaliser un exploit du même acabit à Rio 2016. FIFA.com a rencontré l'un des ses joueurs les plus prometteurs, Kwon Changhoon.
À une journée du terme de la phase de groupes, huit équipes ont déjà validé leur billet pour les huitièmes de finale de la Ligue des champions de l'AFC 2016. Le tenant du trophée, Guangzhou Evergrande, sera absent pour la première fois de la phase des matches à élimination directe. FIFA.com revient sur cette avant-dernière journée.
FIFA.com vous présente une nouvelle série de célébrités mondiales du ballon rond qui souffleront leurs bougies ces prochains jours. A l'honneur cette semaine : Charles Aranguiz, Martina Müller ou encore Rivaldo.
Le Groupe A du troisième tour des préliminaires asiatiques pour la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Russie 2018™ propose un mélange d'expérience et de nouveauté. Trois équipes en quête d'une première qualification chercheront à bousculer l'ordre établi.
Plus d’un an après le début des qualifications de la zone Asie pour la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Russie 2018™ et suite à plus de 160 matches disputés au cours des deux premiers tours, le tirage au sort du troisième tour s’est déroulé le 12 avril 2016 à Kuala Lumpur.
Sous la houlette d'Uli Stielike, la République de Corée s'est invitée en finale de la dernière Coupe d'Asie des Nations de l'AFC, perdue face à l'Australie, pays hôte. Cette tendance à la hausse s'est par la suite confirmée dans les qualifications pour Russie 2018. À la veille du tirage au sort du troisième tour des préliminaires asiatiques, le 12 avril à Kuala Lumpur, FIFA.com a rencontré le sélectionneur allemand.
Les qualifications pour la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA 2018™ entrent dans une phase décisive en Asie, où seuls 12 pays sont encore en lice afin de décrocher l'un des billets pour la Russie, où l'épreuve mondiale débutera dans un peu plus de deux ans.
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The Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 were unveiled during a festive event at KT Square in Seoul on Thursday.
A prolific Canadian striker, an Ecuadorian combative defensive midfielder and a Roma legend all feature in our weekly round-up of birthdays from the world of football.
FIFA.com reviews a busy couple of days for women's international football headlined by UEFA Women's EURO qualifiers, and nations preparing for Rio 2016.
Four teams made history in progressing to the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League for the first time, while there was plenty of late drama around Asia as the last eight competitors snuck past the competition.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
Welcome to FIFA.com’s rolling round-up of the weekend’s action, where we will keep you in the loop on the major happenings across world football - from the hotly contested title race in Russia to the first New York derby of the Major League Soccer season.
A year ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, Taeguk Warrior icons Ahn Junghwan and Park Jisung advised their young compatriots to have fun and not be afraid to make mistakes.
Korea Republic and Crystal Palace midfielder Lee Chungyong speaks to FIFA.com about the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017 taking place in his home country, which kicks off exactly one year from today.
Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. This week's takes us back to 2002 and the remarkable gatherings of South Korean supporters.
Traditional powerhouses were in mixed moods following their contrasting performances in the Round of 16 first leg matches of the AFC Champions League 2016. FIFA.com reviews all the action across Asia.
Welcome to FIFA.com’s rolling round-up of the weekend’s action, where we will keep you in the loop on the major happenings across world football.
The weekend's rolling round-up of action, keeps you in the loop as the yearly flood of titles looks set to begin, with some of the potential recipients more surprising than others.
FIFA President Infantino held meetings with FIFA Partners Hyundai Motor Group and with the Korean Football Association in Seoul.
Gianni Infantino will go to Seoul and Bangkok this week as he continues his journey around the globe.
Eight sides advanced to the Round of 16 of the AFC Champions League 2016 with a game to spare, while holders Guangzhou Evergrande missed out on the knockout phase for the first time. FIFA.com reviews the penultimate matchday.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
Mexico's Jacqueline Crowther is looking forward to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup as it gives her and some of her team-mates a chance to make amends after a frustrating exit in the same tournament two years ago.
A perfect blend of experience and hope meets in Group A of Asia’s third round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying as three potential debutants look to cause an upset.
The draw for the third round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia took place on 12 April 2016 in Kuala Lumpur with Asian champions Australia pitted against Japan in a tough looking Group B.
Son Heung-Min will be one of three 'wild card' players for South Korea. Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-Min has been included in the South Korea squad for this summer's Olympic Games. The tournament in Rio de Janeiro is restricted to players aged under 23, but Spurs have given South Korea permission to include Son, who turns 24 in July, as one of three overage "wild cards." South Korea's Olympic coach Shin Tae-Yong and his squad will set off for Brazil on July 18. Tottenham travel to Australia for a preseason tournament in late July, and Son will join South Korea...
Son Heung-Min is likely to be picked as a wild card by South Korea for the Olympic Games. Son Heung-Min says Tottenham Hotspur have given him the green light to play in this summer's Olympic Games with South Korea, although the timing of his release remains undecided. Son, 23, has previously said he is eager to play in the tournament in Rio de Janeiro, and South Korea's Olympic coach Shin Tae-Young has indicated he will pick the forward as a wild card if he is available. Olympic squads are restricted to players aged under 23 with three over-aged wild card players also permitted. South...
Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-Min has apologised for his behaviour during South Korea's 6-1 friendly defeat to Spain on Wednesday, saying he was "furious" with the team's performance. Son flung a towel towards the bench after being replaced by teammate Lee Jae-Sung on the hour, with South Korea trailing 5-0 at the Red Bull Arena in Salzburg. The 23-year-old said he had been rash and stressed that the players had to take responsibility for their capitulation to the defending European champions. "I...
Spain South Korea 6 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Spain handled South Korea with ease, led by three first half goals in a span of eight minutes. Alvaro Morata and Nolito each scored twice as European champions Spain warmed up for their title defence with a 6-1 win over South Korea in Salzburg. Manchester City's David Silva and Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea were also on target as Spain romped to victory in their penultimate friendly before Euro 2016. Ju Se-jong scored a consolation for South Korea at Red Bull Arena. Spain's near-embarrassment of options, which saw Diego Costa and Fernando Torres among those left out of head coach Vicente del...
Spain handled South Korea with ease, led by three first half goals in a span of eight minutes. Nolito and Alvaro Morata each scored twice as Spain routed South Korea 6-1 in a warmup game on Wednesday ahead of the European Championship. David Silva and Cesc Fabregas also found the net and the defending champions had two more goals disallowed for offside as they showed remarkable efficiency in attack after being held 0-0 for the opening half hour. Nolito has now scored four times in eight matches for Spain, while Morata repaid the faith of coach Vicente del Bosque, who overlooked Chelsea forward...
Spain handled South Korea with ease, led by three first half goals in a span of eight minutes.
International Friendly: Alvaro Morata (89') Spain 6-1 South Korea
International Friendly: Se-Jong Ju (83') Spain 5-1 South Korea
International Friendly: Nolito (54') Spain 5-0 South Korea
International Friendly: Alvaro Morata (50') Spain 4-0 South Korea
International Friendly: Nolito (38') Spain 3-0 South Korea
International Friendly: Cesc Fabregas (32') Spain 2-0 South Korea
South Korea manager Uli Stielike assesses his side's draw in the third round of AFC World Cup Qualifying. For the past 12 months or so, South Korea have been the best team in Asia. Their record since losing the final of the 2015 Asian Cup to Australia in Sydney is impressive: 15 games played, 12 games won, 3 draws, 41 goals scored and just 2 conceded. That sequence has taken the team through to the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup. But the streak is at serious risk this Wednesday, with a game against Spain and another four days later against the Czech Republic. But it is worth it....
Despite a late consolation goal by Besart Berisha, Melbourne Victory came up short in Korea. Jeonbuk Motors Melbourne Victory 2 1 FT Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 2 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Two goals from Brazilian maestro Leonardo ended the campaign of Melbourne Victory in the 2016 Asian Champions League on Wednesday as Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors won the second leg of the second round 2-1, to take the tie 3-2 on aggregate. A week after the two teams drew 1-1 in Australia, Jeonbuk deserved the win in front of their home fans and move into the quarterfinals but were made to sweat as Besart Berisha's late strike gave the visitors a chance. That goal meant that had Melbourne scored again,...
Son Heung-Min scored four Premier League goals this season. Son Heung-Min is eager to play in this summer's Olympic Games and the Tottenham Hotspur forward met South Korea's Olympics head coach on Friday, a source has told ESPN FC. The source said Son and Shin Tae-Yong, South Korea's assistant manager and coach of their under-23 team, met in a Seoul hotel, where the Spurs player expressed an interest in playing in Rio de Janeiro. Yong has previously said he would have "no hesitation" to pick Son for the Games, although the player was reluctant to discuss...
Kwon Kyung-won has drawn the attention of top clubs in England, a source says. A number of Premier League clubs are tracking highly-rated South Korean midfielder Kwon Kyung-won, a source close to the player has told ESPN FC. Kwon has earned himself a reputation as one of the brightest young prospects in Asian football after catching the eye in the last 12 months. The likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool have all sent scouts to watch Kwon in action and Kwon's talents and commercial opportunities in Asia make him an attractive proposition to his Premier League suitors. The...
Son Heung-Min could miss the start of the season if he plays. LONDON -- South Korea forward Son Heung-Min says he would like to play in this summer's Olympic Games but insists Tottenham are yet decide if they will release him for the tournament. Korea's head coach Uli Stielike said he had agreed not to select Son for the March internationals in order to boost Tottenham's Premier League title bid, but only in the hope Spurs would release Son for the summer Olympics in Rio in return. Olympic squads are restricted to players aged under 23, with three overage...
During his visit to Seoul, South Korea FIFA president Gianni Infantino shared his new vision for FIFA. FIFA president Gianni Infantino pressed his case for an expanded World Cup to a friendly audience on Wednesday during a stop in Seoul, South Korea. The Swiss wants to see the current field of 32 teams increased to 40, which could add more guaranteed slots for Asia. Asia currently has four automatic spots at the World Cup with a fifth available through an inter-confederation playoff. Infantino has said that number could increase to at least six slots in an expanded tournament. "I believe it is important...
During his visit to Seoul, South Korea FIFA president Gianni Infantino shared his new vision for FIFA.
Mexico take gold in London four years ago. Defending Olympic champions Mexico have been drawn against Germany, Fiji and South Korea in the Group C of the men's football tournament this summer. Mexico, who beat Brazil 2-1 in the 2012 final at Wembley Stadium in London to win their first-ever football gold at the Olympics, won the CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship to reach Rio -- along with fellow finalists Honduras. The draw was made on Thursday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, which hosted the final of the World Cup two years...
National military service in South Korea means Ki Sung-yueng will miss Swansea City's final game of the Premier League season.
Hong Myung-bo quits as coach of South Korea after a disappointing World Cup campaign in Brazil.
Ten-man Belgium beat South Korea to finish top of their World Cup group and set up a last-16 tie against USA.
Algeria move up to second in Fifa World Cup Group H as they overcome South Korea in Porto Alegre.
Fabio Capello's Russia come from behind to earn a draw with South Korea in Group H thanks to an Aleksandr Kerzhakov goal.
Jordan Ayew scores a hat-trick after coming off the bench as Ghana sweep aside South Korea 4-0 in a World Cup warm-up.
Cardiff's Kim Bo-kyong and Sunderland's on-loan midfielder Ki Sung-yeung are named in South Korea's World Cup squad.
Former Manchester United and South Korea midfielder Park Ji-Sung retires from football at the age of 33.
Fifa's Jerome Valcke says there is a chance infrastructure may not be "totally ready" for the start of the World Cup.
A mayor in southern Brazil says his city may drop out of June's football World Cup if the state assembly does not pass key legislation this week.
Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.