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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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FIFA fans with Xbox 360s and PS3s are set to miss out again on The Journey this year, EA has revealed. "Yes, it will be coming out on Xbox 360 and PS3 but is going to be a 'Gold' version", EA sports' lead gameplay producer Sam Rivera told Dream Team ...
New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson has stressed repeatedly that it's a work in progress trying to get his youngsters used to top-level international competition, especially since most of them play in New Zealand, Australia or in smaller leagues around ...

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa opened his international goalscoring account on Thursday at the FIFA Confederations Cup, and although the opportunistic effort was not enough to hand Cameroon victory over Australia, his strong performance in midfield ...
FIFA fans will have the chance to begin building their Ultimate Team squads for FIFA 18 before the full game is released thanks to EA sports' web app.
Before we get started, we want to make one thing very clear: FIFA 18 isn't going to suddenly drop out of the charts, disappearing from view forever more.
Group A leaders Mexico and the third-placed hosts meet at the Kazan Arena on Saturday 24 June at 18.00 (local time) in a match that could make or break both sides' chances of qualifying for the semi-finals.

With the groundwork from 2017's game already laid, Konami's long-standing football game has the potential to be king this year.
Munir El Haddadi has not been given the go-ahead to change allegiance in international football from Spain to Morocco, a FIFA spokesman told ESPN FC.
With FIFA 18, EA wants to make a game that most accurately reflects the that-wasn't-in-the-script nature of what happens on football pitches around the world every weekend, with more scope for wonder goals, better crossing and revamped visuals that'll ...
Federation of Uganda football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Magogo has admitted being investigated by the World's soccer governing body, FIFA over alleged illegal sale 2014 World Cup tickets. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Katwe ...
Whether it's lag during matches or games ending abruptly, EA servers have come under constant fire from the FIFA community.
Both Martin O'Neill and James McClean could face action over their comments made about referee David Borbolan during the Republic of Ireland's 1-1 draw with Austria earlier this month.
Cameroon and Australia knew they faced a tall order when they were drawn in the same group as Germany and Chile. They also knew that their best hope of scoring a win would come in the match between them, a game that will take place in Saint ...
Gab Marcotti assesses Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Real and the theories regarding his reasons for wanting to leave. Wednesday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending... MAN UNITED: Manchester United have been cleared ...
This duel in Kazan pits the winners of the opening two Group B matches against each other. Chile scored twice late on to secure a 2-0 win over Cameroon, while Germany defeated Australia 3-2.
Playing two halves each of 30 minutes' actual playing time would be a "radical change" to the Laws of football, the FIFA-supported International Football Association Board acknowledged. It features in a five-year strategy document of talking points and ...
European champions Portugal are viewed as the favourites going into Wednesday's game against the hosts, especially following Cristiano Ronaldo's superb performance against Mexico on Sunday.

Hans-Joachim Eckert, left, and Cornel Borbely were relieved of their duties on FIFA's ethics committee in May. FIFA has dismissed a report that its ethics committee had started an investigation against the organisation's president Gianni Infantino ...
Ahead of Wednesday's seemingly must-win match against Mexico in Group A, some pressing queries have emerged from New Zealand's camp.
Arturo Vidal could be set to headline Team of the Week 40 when EA sports announce the latest round of FIFA 17 Ultimate Team upgrades on Wednesday, in a lineup that might also feature plenty of MLS talent.
From Pele to Puyol, we rank the top 10 icons for newcomers to Xbox's Legends on other platforms. If you play FIFA on PS4 or PC, then until this year's edition ...
Following the recent opening of the Khalifa International Stadium, construction is advancing rapidly across all of the tournament stadium sites ahead of the 2022 ...
The Journey is back for a second year on FIFA 18 as EA sports' flagship game mode - and so, as expected, is protagonist Alex Hunter.
In any big match it is always important for a goalkeeper to get things right when the opposition have their first clear-cut attempt on goal.
Check out our impressions of the Nintendo Switch's version of FIFA 18.
Infantino called the Confederations Cup a "milestone tournament" on Monday - but not in reference to Germany's abnormally young squad or even to an international FIFA tournament taking place on Russian soil. Infantino was in fact praising the landmark ...
Switzerland's attorney general's office said last year that the investigation into FIFA and Blatter was brought "markedly forward" by information from a "so-called whistleblower.
FIFA's popularity has soared in recent years, however, with its Ultimate Team game mode making it the dominant force when it comes to football games.
FIFA's ethics team had been investigating the role played by the organisation's president, Gianni Infantino, in the Confederation of African football's presidential elections before being removed from office, sources said on Monday, AFP reports.
The world football governing body, FIFA, has given the president of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa), Moses Magogo, until today, June 19, to formally submit his defence against claims that he engaged in the illegal sale of the 2014 ...
Even in an age inured to corruption, the infamous reign of Sepp Blatter over football's global ruling body, FIFA, was jaw-droppingly spectacular.
Mexico will not be lacking in motivation when they take on Portugal in their opening match at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
When the FIFA Confederations Cup kicks-off on Saturday, eagle-eyed television viewers will see the message 'Bring Someone Special' on their screens on the LED boards.
Swiss watchmaker Hublot is set to become the timekeeper of the 21st FIFA World Cup, once again signalling its commitment to the football.
Ambet Yuson, the general secretary of Building and Woodworkers International, says recommendations ignored.
It is a whole new experience for some and a return to familiar surroundings for others. After lifting their first major trophies with back-to-back Copa America wins, Chile are stepping out at the FIFA Confederations Cup for the first time, while ...
European champions Portugal will make their entrance at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 against Mexico at the Kazan Arena on Sunday, with the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo, The Best FIFA Men's Player of 2016, making them obvious favourites.
Ex-chief medical officer Jiri Dvorak says programme should have continued.
The introduction of new Laws of the Game and the use and implementation of 'Video Assistant Referees' were discussed by Marco van Basten and Massimo ...
The Confederations Cup will test new measures against racism and discrimination that FIFA have called.
As well as the thousands of fans eager for the first sight of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 champions inside Suwon World Cup Stadium, there are set to be some special invitees watching on.
In a sizeable exclusive for fans obsessed with minor details, GamesRadar+ can confirm three new stadia for FIFA 18. LA Galaxy's Stubhub Center, Brighton & Hove Albion's AMEX Stadium, and Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium all join the line-up of ...
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Buoyed by the stunning 95,569 crowd for Friday night's Brazil and Argentina clash, the State government plans to bid to host the Socceroos all or nothing FIFA World Cup qualifier on September 5. The Sunday Herald Sun can reveal the match would be held ...
Scripting refers to the notion that a line of game code changes the flow of a match if it becomes too one-sided. So, if you're winning 5-0, theorists claim the code recognises the imbalance and boosts the opposition's ability whilst simultaneously ...
For Electronic arts, the FIFA franchise is about as big as they come and the publisher has made all attempts to create as much hype as possible around the game.
Cristiano Ronaldo's inclusion as FIFA 18's cover star is the perfect metaphor for what the game is trying to achieve.
For Scotland, the numbers told a grim and gloomy story. Two successive 3-0 defeats, one point from a possible nine - and that from a home match against Lithuania - had left Gordon Strachan's side facing yet another qualifying failure.
FIFA will not take any action against Saudi Arabia after their national team declined to participate in a minute's silence in memory of last weekend's deadly attacks in London.
It is mayhem in the Venezuela dressing room. The players are jumping up and down, waving their arms around, waving anything around, including towels and the burgundy jerseys they wore in beating Uruguay in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup ...


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