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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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By the end of Saturday evening, we will know which club will be representing Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 in December, with Al ...

With the playoff teams set in Europe, the FC crew assess which unseeded side has the best chance of reaching the World Cup. More worldwide ...
Gremio's decade-long wait to reach a fifth Copa Libertadores final is over despite a 1-0 home loss against Ecuador's Barcelona in the semi-final ...
On 1 November 2017, former Swiss international goalkeeper Pascal Zuberbuhler took up a part-time role as a goalkeeper specialist at FIFA, ...
Solomon Islands has long been renowned as a football hotbed in the Pacific. Unlike some of their Oceania neighbours, football is comfortably ...
Think back to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ play-offs in Europe and chances are that Cristiano Ronaldo's heroics will spring immediately to mind.
There is now only one month to go until the competing teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ discover who they will face during the ...
Dikko's appointment made him the third Nigerian to be appointed into a FIFA Committee this year, after Pinnick himself was enlisted into the ...
A decade ago Andrew Durante must have thought his career was over. Two badly broken legs within the space of 18 months would test the ...
69 points is what Toronto FC finished the regular season on to set a new MLS record. Sebastian Giovinco's exquisite late goal extended his ...
United also won FIFA's revamped tournament, the Club World Cup, in 2008. Manchester United celebrate winning 1999 Intercontinental Cup ...
FIFA and Electronic arts are taking their partnership to the logical conclusion point: the pair will put on the first-ever eWorld Cup next August.
The FIFA Council convened today in Kolkata, India, and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup™ - for both next ...
(NEW YORK) -- A former judge who led Guatemala's soccer federation became the first person sentenced in the U.S. in the FIFA world soccer ...

... about his concerns, but that ultimately the ball meets all FIFA criteria. The statement read: "The Mitre ball used in this season's Carabao Cup ...
FIFA Index · UEFA Index · Cristiano Ronaldo · Lionel Messi · Neymar · football Asia · Football Africa · Football Nigeria · Hector Trujillo ...
Less than 18 months after Roberto Martinez took over as coach, Belgium had the honour of becoming the first European side to qualify for the ...
Europe's qualifying charge for the FIFA women's World Cup France 2019™ gathered momentum over the past week with two matchdays ...
THE DAY REPLAYED - Three confederations (Africa, Europe and South America) were involved in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup ...
A second hat-trick in as many matches from Rhian Brewster led England into the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-1 victory ...
"What's harder, an exam or a match? An exam, because in a match you can do what you feel like!" Nacho Diaz laughs at his own wit, while ...
Contested by four north African sides, the semi-finals of the 2017 CAF Champions League are both finely poised ahead of this weekend's ...
football is more than just a game where two teams try to put a ball into a net. It is also a valuable tool for hundreds of social development ...
FIFA TV has a proud legacy of pioneering new broadcast technology at FIFA tournaments to ensure that football fans around the world can ...
Zurich (AP) -- A complaint to the European Commission challenging soccer's transfer market is set to be withdrawn by the global group of ...
There's an old saying about cameras: the best one is the one you have with you. Unfortunately, the same is rarely said about video games.
Algeria legend Rabah Madjer has been appointed as head coach of the Algerian national team following their unsuccessful bid to qualify for ...
Despite boasting a team brimming with individual talents, who have been attracting the attention of some of the world's greatest clubs, Brazil ...
Arriving in a foreign country thousands of miles from home can be a challenging experience for even the most seasoned traveller. While for ...
FIFA says it will contribute $150,000 each toward travel costs for the soccer federations of Australia, Honduras, New Zealand and Peru.
The frenetic action in the footballing world shows no sign of letting up. Just days after many teams booked their coveted tickets to the 2018 FIFA ...
Any football fan knows that England have a chequered history when it comes to penalty shoot-outs - and their past record makes for ...
Kolkata, India - OCTOBER 12: Jadon Sancho of England plays football with young children from the Kolkata Outreach programme for a ...
The crew answer your tweets on Arena's approach compared to Klinsmann's and how VAR could have changed Panama's win over Costa Rica ...
For most players, the privilege of appearing in a FIFA World Cup and defending the colours of their national team are motivations enough to ...
Renowned Mexican TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen is to present and conduct the official draw for the European playoff matches for the ...
When India was given the opportunity to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, it was going to be a competition that broke new ground, as well as ...
97 caps is what Jan Vertonghen moved on to against Cyprus to break Jan Ceulemans' Belgium best. The contest involved Eden and Thorgan ...
THE DAY REPLAYED - On an evening high on emotion and on which fans across South America had one eye on the five matches being ...
335 thousand is the rough population that makes Iceland easily the smallest nation to reach a World Cup. Trinidad and Tobago, which had a ...
With the playoff teams set in Europe, the FC crew assess which unseeded side has the best chance of reaching the World Cup. Germany will ...
"We were so close to reaching the World Cup and then we all woke up the next morning to realise our dreams had been dashed," said one ...
If FIFA had spent as much money on goal-line technology as it splurges on self-indulgent meetings, the United States might be going to the ...
One point from two games and on the brink of exiting the tournament is a poor return for any side, let alone the two-time world champions.
THE DAY REPLAYED - France and Portugal became the final two of nine group winners in European qualifying to join hosts Russia among the ...
Now available to download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, FIFA 17 update 1.08 fixes an issue where the goalie would pick up the ball after a pass back from a teammate, adds the ability to limit the number of times a player can win a weekday knockout ...
NFF President, Mr Amaju Pinnick, says plans are ongoing to get more space for African countries in FIFA competitions.


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