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The Fédération Internationale de football Association (FIFA, English: International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. Its membership comprises 209 national associations. Its headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland, and its president is Sepp Blatter. FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.

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The greatest cheap player you can buy on FIFA Ultimate Team. Talal Musa. Ever heard of Bruno Peres? Neither have we. But according to FIFA 17 fans he's one of greatest right backs you can buy. The 27-year-old Brazillian, who is currently on loan from ...
New Delhi: India U-17 World Cup team lost 1 -2 to Portugal's Vitoria de Setubal U-17 in their first practice match of the exposure trip at the Jose Mourinho Training Center in Troia, Lisbon on Tuesday.

There's nothing worse than fluffing a chance in FIFA 17 because of a dud first touch. Well, there's a way of making sure that never happens again thanks to a brilliant tutorial from a clever FIFA YouTuber. He picks out three first touches that will ...
Marco Verratti is only 24 years old, but has already appeared in five FIFA games - and amassed a total of 18 player cards. His first card, back in FIFA 12, saw the Italian score a relatively modest 74 overall rating. At first glance, this is some way ...
Lionel Messi's display against Real Sociedad could be enough to earn him a place in an all-Argentinian attack in Team of the Week 31 on Wednesday when EA ...
Patrizia Panico became the first woman to take charge of an Italian men's national team when she stood on the touchline for the U-16 side's 4-1 defeat by Germany on 22 March and their 3-2 win against the same opposition on 24 March.
Voting for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Be There With Hyundai Contest is now open! 24 slogans submitted by FIFA Club members have made the final shortlist. There are three shortlisted slogans for each participating national team. Read the ...
Like Paul Pogba's hairstyles, football changes quickly. Players play well in one game, then have a shocker the next. Liverpool lose to Hull one week and then beat Tottenham, while Barcelona thrash Sevilla 3-0 and then lose to Malaga just days later.
Sometimes the smallest tweaks can have a huge effect in FIFA 17. With so many settings, finding the right ones can prove a trial and error process.
The Maldinis, the Vieris, the Abates - a selection of Italian footballing families where son has followed in the footsteps of father by going on to ply his trade in ...

The official emblem of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 was unveiled yesterday (April 11) in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital and host city for the tournament.
"The thoughts of every one of us at FIFA are with the people of Dortmund, and the fans of both Borussia Dortmund and Monaco following today's troubling events.
StarTimes Media has announced its acquisition of 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast rights as FIFA officially granted media rights to all 2017-2018 tournaments.
Paulo Dybala may have ripped Barcelona to shreds this week, but at one point on FIFA he was far less deadly. While the Juventus star's top FIFA 17 card boasts an incredible 89 rating, his first outing on FIFA 13 saw the Argentine rated at just 73. Look ...
Walking down the corridor of the second floor of FIFA headquarters, home to senior management and the president, every single office door is shut tight.
Victor Montagliani, left, President of the Canadian soccer Association, Sunil Gulati, center, president of the United States Soccer Federation, and Decio de Maria, President of the Mexican football Federation, show their unified bid to co-host the 2026 ...
Lilongwe - The new flames coach Ronny Van Geneugden has promised to lift National Team standing on the FIFA rankings. He was quoted during an interview with MBCTV on Sunday at Chiwembe training ground.
If the bid were to meet the required technical specifications set out by FIFA -- which would certainly be expected from countries that frequently host big sporting events -- then it would simply be awarded right then.
Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is in store for you on FIFA.com in the coming days.
Zurich (AP) - FIFA finances showed a loss of $369 million last year as American and Swiss corruption investigations added legal costs to the soccer body's budget and scared off sponsors.
FIFA 17 isn't just about speed and skill, strength is just as important - and these players have it in bucket loads. We go through the 10 players we predict will be the strongest in FIFA 18. Kendall Waston. The Costa Rica international boasts a lethal ...
No one can figure out how to do this hidden FIFA 17 celebration. Talal Musa. FIFA 17 has so many celebrations that it would take weeks to master them all.
Nigeria are now the 40th best football playing nation according to the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. The Super Eagles were ranked 41st in March ranking but this month, they moved a place up thanks to their 1-1 international friendly draw ...
Wallyson may not be a global football superstar, but on FIFA the Brazilian is somewhat of a legend. Back in FIFA 11, he was the proud owner of a 48-rated bronze card - which, on paper, made him one of the lowest-rated forwards in the game.
Kenya has moved up 10 slots in the latest FIFA's world rankings for April to position 78. Liberia is the biggest loser, dropping 39 places to sit in 141st spot - and a lowly 40th best in Africa.
Zimbabwe continued to wander in the gloom outside the top 100 on the FIFA rankings after they dropped two places down the ladder.
A FIFA appeal panel has lifted the one-year ban imposed on Qatar football Association (QFA) vice-president Saoud Al Mohannadi by an independent ethics committee in November.
Robert Lewandowksi may be one of the most recognisable frontmen on the planet, but apparently some folk at EA aren't too familiar with him.
Saudi Arabia's good form has been rewarded as they climb five places but GCC counterparts struggle. The AFC World Cup qualifying campaign has had an impact on the latest FIFA rankings. Saudi Arabia, who have enjoyed a 3-0 away win in Thailand and a ...
For the second week in succession, the Hyundai A-League is represented in EA sports' FIFA 17, FIFA Ultimate Team of the Week.
FIFA 17 will be available in the Vault for both EA Access and Origin Access on April 21, publisher Electronic arts announced today.
Robert Lewandowski 's sublime hat-trick for Bayern Munich in a 6-0 win over Augsburg makes him the standout card in the Team of the Week 29 selection in ...
SC Secretary General, H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi was buoyed by the results of the auditor and stated on the same, "We have always believed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be a catalyst to accelerate positive initiatives already being undertaken in Qatar, ...
German football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel said he wants to give Germany "a voice in world football again" after being voted into the UEFA Executive Committee and FIFA Council at the UEFA Congress in Helsinki on Wednesday.
London (AP) - consumer electronics firm Hisense has become the latest Chinese sponsor of the World Cup as FIFA races to fill commercial slots following a corruption scandal.
FIFA handed Lionel Messi a four-match international ban as punishment to the Argentina football Association (AFA) for their previous political turmoil, newly elected AFA president Claudio Tapia has said.
The governing body of the international competition, the FIFA, the worldwide soccer organization, announced on Thursday its proposed slot allocation for the recently enlarged 48-team tournament.
football's governing body, FIFA, has submitted a report to Swiss authorities following a 22-month long inquiry into allegations of corruption and criminal misconduct, reported Reuters.
In the middle of the Pacific, straddling the equator and punching a hole in the International Date Line, lies one of the planet's more enigmatic countries: Kiribati.
If stats alone were used to determine players' FIFA ratings, it would lead to inaccurate and misleading ratings. "The stats are, in most cases, not taking into account very specific circumstances," Mueller-Moehring explains.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos had left nothing to chance ahead of the UEFA Euro 2016 final against hosts France, the biggest occasion of his sporting career.


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