Guardado: Competition for places has strengthened us
"Wow, how time flies," was Andres Guardado's reaction when asked about the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which could be his fourth appearance at the global showpiece.
Michel's misery, Dublin's delight
We continue our Classic Qualifiers series with a look back on the turning point in Republic of Ireland's 1990 qualifying campaign, when Spain were humbled at Lansdowne Road.
Hosts Russia start Confederations Cup preparations
On Thursday, Russia began training in preparation for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 taking place on home soil.
World Cup construction continues as Confed Cup draws near
As the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws closer, construction on all the tournament's stadiums continues apace. Every month FIFA.com updates fans on how progress is going.
Wonder goal or fluke? Ronaldinho’s 2002 strike remembered
Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Ronaldinho’s much-debated free-kick winner against England in 2002.
Rejuvenated Zaza's World Cup dream
Simone Zaza speaks to FIFA.com about the nightmare spell that followed his penalty miss at UEFA EURO 2016 and his recent revival with Valencia that has taken him back into the Italian national squad.
Tavares: It’s a dream to be playing
Now aged 28, Julio Tavares only turned professional in 2012. FIFA.com sat down with the Cape Verde forward, who discusses being a former regional petanque champion, playing in goal for a season and his nation's Russia 2018 hopes.
Prolific Wood seeks to take club form to Russia
We hear from New Zealand captain Chris Wood who is seeking to take some prolific goalscoring form at club level into next month's FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.
Witsel: We can become world champions in Russia
We hear from Belgium midfield star Alex Witsel who says his nation are capable of going all the way at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Subbuteo strategy for England’s Greenwood
Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to England manager Ron Greenwood preparing for Spain 1982.