FIFA

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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA ; ; Federación Internacional de Fútbol Asociación; Internationaler Verband des Association Football) is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball.wikipedia
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Futsal

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de Fútbol Asociación; Internationaler Verband des Association Football) is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball.
The naming was due to a dispute between FIFUSA (the predecessor to the AMF) and FIFA over the name of fútbol, FIFUSA has registered the word fut-sal in 1985 (Madrid, Spain).

German Football Association

GermanyDFBWest Germany
FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
A founding member of both FIFA and UEFA, the DFB has jurisdiction for the German football league system and is in charge of the men's and women's national teams.

Geography of association football

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Headquartered in Zürich, its membership now comprises 211 national associations.
The sport's international governing body is FIFA, but those associations not affiliated to FIFA are also included in this article.

Association football

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de Fútbol Asociación; Internationaler Verband des Association Football) is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball.
Football is governed internationally by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA; Fédération Internationale de Football Association), which organises World Cups for both men and women every four years.

Confederation of African Football

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Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania, and South America.
CAF is the biggest of the six continental confederations of FIFA.

CONCACAF

North AmericaConfederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association FootballCONCACAF (North, Central America & Caribbean)
Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania, and South America.
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF ; typeset for branding purposes since 2018 as Concacaf) is one of FIFA's 6 continental governing bodies for association football.

UEFA

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Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania, and South America.
It is one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA.

FIFA World Cup

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FIFA is responsible for the organization and promotion of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women's World Cup which commenced in 1991.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

Royal Belgian Football Association

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FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
It was a founding member of FIFA in 1904 and UEFA in 1954 and is based in Brussels, not far from the King Baudouin Stadium.

CONMEBOL

South AmericaCONMEBOL (South America)Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol
Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania, and South America.
The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL, ; Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol; Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol or CSF) is the continental governing body of football in South America (apart from Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana), and it is one of FIFA's six continental confederations.

Danish Football Union

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FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
It is based in the city of Brøndby and is a founding member of both FIFA and UEFA.

FIFA Women's World Cup

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FIFA is responsible for the organization and promotion of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women's World Cup which commenced in 1991.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body.

Swedish Football Association

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FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
It is based in Solna and is a founding member of both FIFA and UEFA.

International Football Association Board

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Although FIFA does not solely set the rules of football, that being the responsibility of the International Football Association Board of which FIFA is a member, it applies and enforces the rules across all FIFA competitions.
Since its establishment in 1904, FIFA, the sport's top governing body, has recognised IFAB's jurisdiction over the Laws.

2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup bids

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Reports by investigative journalists have linked FIFA leadership with corruption, bribery, and vote-rigging related to the election of FIFA president Sepp Blatter and the organization's decision to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
The bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups was the process by which the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) selected locations for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.

Asian Football Confederation

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Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania, and South America.
One of FIFA's six continental confederations, the AFC was formed officially on 8 May 1954 in Manila, Philippines, on the sidelines of the second Asian Games.

FIFA Ethics Committee

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Many officials were suspended by FIFA's ethics committee including Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini.
The FIFA Ethics Committee is one of FIFA's three judicial bodies.

Laws of the Game (association football)

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Although FIFA does not solely set the rules of football, that being the responsibility of the International Football Association Board of which FIFA is a member, it applies and enforces the rules across all FIFA competitions.
They are the only rules of association football FIFA permits its members to use.

Royal Dutch Football Association

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FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
It was one of the founding members of FIFA in 1904 and one of the first non-British football association in Europe.

FIFA Council

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On 9 May 2017, following Infantino's proposal, FIFA Council decided not to renew the mandates of Borbély and Eckert.
The FIFA Council (formerly the FIFA Executive Committee) is an institution of FIFA (the governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer).

Gianni Infantino

In early 2017 reports became public about FIFA president Gianni Infantino attempting to prevent the re-elections of both chairmen of the ethics committee, Cornel Borbély and Hans-Joachim Eckert, during the FIFA congress in May 2017.
Giovanni Vincenzo "Gianni" Infantino (born 23 March 1970) is a Swiss–Italian football administrator and the current president of FIFA.

United States Soccer Federation

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Membership of FIFA expanded beyond Europe with the application of South Africa in 1909, Argentina in 1912, Canada and Chile in 1913, and the United States in 1914.
With headquarters in Chicago, the FIFA member governs U.S. amateur and professional soccer, including the men's, women's, youth, beach soccer, futsal, and Paralympic national teams.

Michel Platini

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Many officials were suspended by FIFA's ethics committee including Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini.
He also held the positions of chairman of FIFA's Technical and Development Committee and vice-president of the French Football Federation.

The Football Association

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Guérin was replaced in 1906 by Daniel Burley Woolfall from England, by then a member of the association.
The FA is a member of both UEFA and FIFA and holds a permanent seat on the International Football Association Board (IFAB) which is responsible for the Laws of the Game.

Beach soccer

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de Fútbol Asociación; Internationaler Verband des Association Football) is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball.
One year later they would join forces with Octagon Koch Tavares, who had continued to organise the World Championships and events in South America, to form a single entity known as Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW), with the aim of unifying all major Pro Beach Soccer tournaments in the world under the same structure and providing representation of the sport to major sponsors, the media and FIFA.