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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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South Africa find themselves on the brink of exiting the FIFA Under-20 World Cup after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Italy at the Suwon World Cup Stadium.
Since its inception, FIFA Ultimate Team has arranged its standard player cards into three basic categories - bronze, silver and gold.

A breath-taking revival by Zambia saw them move into the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, coming from two down to beat Iran 4-2.
As set out in FIFA Circular no. 1519, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee tasked FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance with monitoring "the proper implementation of the minimum standard requirement by the associations in line with the Regulations on Working ...
youth teams from across the globe are coming together to compete at the 79th Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup on 24 and 25 May 2017.

Manchester City players celebrate after Gabriel opened the scoring for his team against West Brom. Velez Sarsfield complained to FIFA last year that City broke rules preventing trafficking of minors. Manchester City and FIFA will be on the same side of ...
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero are among the star names included in an impressive FIFA Ultimate Team of the Week 36. The former shone on Sunday at the heart of a much-changed United team, scoring ...
A moment of brilliance from Jose Luis Rodriguez and Nicolas Schiappacasse, and a late goal from Mathias Olivera proved to be enough for Uruguay to beat Japan 2-0 in their Group D encounter in Suwon.
Italy beat South Africa 2-0 to get their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign back on track thanks to goals from Ricarrdo Orsolini and Andrea Favilli.
From 1996 to 2013, one of the members of the executive committee of FIFA, the body that runs world football, was an American businessman and former manufacturer of smiley-face badges called Chuck Blazer.
Russia is set to reclaim the spot on the FIFA Council stripped from the country's deputy prime minister. UEFA says 2018 World Cup organising committee CEO Alexei Sorokin is the only applicant to fill Vitaly Mutko's seat.
Harry Kane won't feature in Team of the Week 36 on Wednesday when FIFA 17's latest batch of upgrades are released, despite finishing his season with seven goals in two matches.
Guinea clinched their first point at the FIFA U-20 World Cup after an unfortunate own goal saw England succumb to a 1-1 draw.
FIFA Ultimate Team is by far the most popular part of EA's game - offering depth and bags of replayability. The PES Become a Legend mode was practically unchanged from the 2016 version, while the Master League and MyClub modes just had minor ...

Close to 250 shops lining the outer ring of the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at Kaloor may have to remain shut for nearly one-and-a-half months from September 15 as a security measure as the city is hosting the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
On 20 and 21 May, the FIFA Confederations Cup Park opened in Saint Petersburg, the main host city of the upcoming Tournament of Champions where the Opening Match and Final are to be staged later this summer.
In football, 0-0 draws do not always get the greatest press. It is, after all, the scoreline that spectators always hope to avoid when they make their way to a match.
Volunteers at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 have been attributed a bright and easily recognisable uniform. Dressed in their new outfits, the volunteers will soon be welcoming guests and participants to the Tournament of Champions in all four Host ...
MATCHDAY PREVIEW - The opening round of matches in Groups C and D of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 produced four victories by a single goal, with the quartet of winners set to face each other on Wednesday and the losers doing ...
The rumour comes via Reddit, where a deleted Instagram video purports to show Georgy Cherdantsev and Konstantin Genich preparing commentary for FIFA 18. Translated by a Russian Reddit user, the commentary said something along the lines of: "After ...
Exclusive to Xbox One, FIFA's legends cards are divisive, but those who've played with these phenomenal superstars of years past will vouch for how amazing it feels to do so.
France confirmed their status as one of the tournament heavyweights as they cruised to a 3-0 win over Honduras to kick off their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign. Read article ...
Semi-finalists last time out, Senegal started strongly at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Group F. Read article.
"I can say I'm famous now, I think," Zambia's No10 said with a laugh. With a name like Fashion, it only feels natural.
The first few teams could book their places in the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017 Round of 16 on the second matchday in Groups A and B. Hosts Korea Republic began their campaign as strongly as England, with both sides winning their opening encounters 3-0.
Back in July 2013, the likes of Paul Pogba, Samuel Umtiti, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Alphonse Areola added to their already-burgeoning reputations by announcing themselves on the global stage and firing France to their first FIFA U-20 World Cup title.
THE DAY REPLAYED - Like day one of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, day two saw not a single draw, with the first four games in Groups C and D all producing decisive results.
Substitute Rodrigo Amaral scored a stunning free-kick to help Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 in their Group D opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. Uruguay enjoyed more possession in the first half, while Italy looked for counter ...
Japan came from behind and claimed all three points in a 2-1 win over South Africa in Group D at Suwon World Cup Stadium at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. Grant Margeman opened the scoring for Amajita in the seventh minute when he ...
THE DAY REPLAYED - If there were any doubts that the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 was going to produce drama and talking points, then they have been alleviated within the very first day.
Hosts Korea Republic began their FIFA U-20 World Cup campaign with a victory thanks to goals from Lee Seungwoo, substitute Lim Minhyeok and Paik Seungho in a hard-fought 3-0 win over Guinea.
The UEFA U-17 European Championship 2017 in Croatia reached its climax on Friday evening, with Spain ending up as worthy winners. The competition also served to determine the five European participants at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, which will ...
Guinea secured a goalless draw with Ghana in their final group game at the CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, meaning they joined their opponents at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Ghana were already assured of their place in India having won their ...
After two days of play in Berlin, the grand finals for the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship came down to the wire between Chevrey "Vitality_Rocky" Corentin and Shaun "xShellzz" Springette.
FIFA will continue the testing of video assistant technology during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 (20 May - 11 June), the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 (17 June - 02 July) and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 (6 - 16 December).
A double-booked matchday for the Premier League means FIFA 17 Ultimate Team is set for a Team of the Week 35 lineup drawing inspiration from England's ...
Beautiful things and priceless memories can come from paths you may not have initially chosen to follow. Kosovo's Atdhe Nuhiu has found that out first-hand.
The field for this coming weekend's FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Final in Berlin was completed in Madrid on 6 May, when the last of the six FUT Champions regional finals took place.
With just a few days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.
Although FIFA Ultimate Team is the most popular mode in the world's biggest football game, fans still enjoy embarking on a 15-year campaign as a player or a manager in Career Mode.
And EA sports has paid tribute to the grass-roots by releasing its very own English football League best XI for its FIFA 17 Ultimate Team mode.
It was Kazan's turn to host the FIFA Confederations Cup Park this weekend. Just like in Moscow and Sochi over the last fortnight, the local fans were treated to an amazing experience as world football legends Ronaldinho and Jay-Jay Okocha came to visit.
Construction works have been completed on Qatar's historic Khalifa International Stadium and the venue has been announced by the Qatar football Association (QFA) as the host venue for the 2017 Emir Cup final on Friday 19 May.
Qatar's 2022 FIFA World Cup Local Organising Committee (LOC 2022) and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) held an accommodation concept workshop in collaboration with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) at Al Bidda Tower, Doha, recently.
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Hundreds of prosecutions of suspected wrongdoing by soccer officials will be affected by President Gianni Infantino firing FIFA's top judge and prosecutor. The ousted investigator, Cornel Borbely, said Wednesday that the workload ...
The competitors at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup may not be able to vote or drive yet, but they will soon be shining on the global stage, nevertheless.
Mohammed Alarefe boasts 17.5 million twitter followers, which, though impressive, is unlikely to hold any sway with FIFA's elite. "I've seen video clips of Athletes, soccer players running, shooting and when they win they make the symbol of the cross ...


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