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Submitted by Anushree Goswami, on February 07, 2020

FIFA: Federation Internationale de Football Association

FIFA is an abbreviation of the "Federation Internationale de Football Association" in French. It is also known as the International Federation of Association Football in English. FIFA is a global non-profit organization that administers, handles, supports and encourages association football, futsal and beach soccer. It is in charge of organizing and arranging all most significant football tournaments like the Football World Cup (FIFA World Cup) and the FIFA Women's World Cup.

On 21 May 1904, FIFA was established. The countries which are the national associations and establishing members of FIFA are Belgium, France, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, and Switzerland. It aims to keep maintaining the unvarying enhancement of football. Since 1930, it is organizing and arranging the FIFA World Cup and since 1991, it is organizing and arranging the Women's World Cup. Its head office is situated in Zurich. It is managed by Swiss law, in which it includes 211 national associations as members of FIFA. The first president of FIFA was Robert Guérin. In 1906, he was replaced by Daniel Burley Woolfall from England, by then a member of the football association. Gianni Infantino is the current president of FIFA from 2017.

FIFA full form

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A monthly magazine by the name of FIFA 1904 publishes every month by FIFA. The publication happens in both the prints which are in the paperback print edition and a free online version. The magazine includes 68-pages that contain interviews in detail and stories allied to football from all over the world, but its major key attention is on FIFA's projects and activities, events, competitions, and member associations. The version of the paperback print edition is available for free to all confederations and member associations of FIFA. On FIFA.com, the availability of the online version is free for all the football fans.

Also, FIFA contains an independent Ethics Committee for inspecting and examining the possible infringements of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

In 2012, the classification of an independent Ethics Committee is categorized into two separate chambers,

  • The investigatory chamber
  • The adjudicatory chamber

The Code of Ethics of FIFA offers the foundation for all of the actions, procedures and decisions of the Ethics Committee.

Men's FIFA World Cup Winners

1954West Germany
1974West Germany
1990West Germany

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