FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (English: International Federation of Association Football), commonly known by the acronym FIFA (usual /ˈfiːfə/), 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.

Read more about FIFAHistory, Structure, Recognitions and Awards, Governance and Game Development, FIFA Anthem, Allegations of Corruption and Legislative Interference, Video Replay Controversy, Sponsors

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