Tuesday, January 10, 2017
FIFA's flagship tournament has always grown and expanded, and there should be no good reason to oppose the latest developments
FIFA has backed president Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the game's showpiece event from 32 teams to 48 - here, Goal gives you the lowdown on what happened and why
The World Cup winner believes his fellow Brazilian is already competing at a level similar to that of Barcelona and Real Madrid's leading lights
The Real Madrid talisman won the Best FIFA Men's Player award - but how is he performing compared to his rivals since the start of 2016-17?
Monday, January 9, 2017
Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates were not at the Best FIFA Football Awards gala on Monday, frustrating the Argentina legend
The Real Madrid star was named as the winner of the award at Monday's ceremony in Zurich and, predictably, neither of the world's top two players voted for each other
The U.S. national team star takes home the award for the second consecutive season.
Football fans on social media expressed their happiness at the Real Madrid star's latest win, claiming he deserved to finish ahead of Messi and Griezmann
The Penang attacker lifted the trophy for the best goal of the last 12 months at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich
The last year has been the pinnacle of Cristiano's career as he claimed two continental crowns, won the Ballon d'Or and added the FIFA prize on Monday
The Portugal captain enjoyed a fantastic 2016 with both club and country, but he took the time to remember Madrid's Liga rivals as he accepted the prize
The Italian pipped Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane and Portugal coach Fernando Santos to the award
The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a staggering 2016 and has now been awarded the title of the best player in the world, beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann
The Liga giants have prioritised Wednesday's Copa del Rey game against Athletic Bilbao over the event in Zurich, with Cristiano Ronaldo tipped to beat the Argentine
The famous actress will take centre stage to reveal the winner of FIFA's big prize and is set to win over a few fans as she appears alongside Ronaldo, Messi and Griezmann
Sunday, January 8, 2017
The high-profile trio have failed to make the team of the year set to be revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards gala in Zurich on Monday night
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Don't call it the Ballon d'Or! Who will win FIFA's annual accolade at the award ceremony on Monday, January 9?
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The American actress and German television presenter have been chosen as the hosts of this year's event, which honours the leading performers in world football
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The region could become the first to host a World Cup in more than one nation since 2002.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
World football's governing body is considering the possibility of allowing only captains to talk to referees, taking inspiration from rugby, explains the Dutch legend