What is FIFA

FIFA

FIFA is the world governing body for football. The abbreviation FIFA comes from French and means something like "International Federation of Football Associations". FIFA was founded in Paris on May 21, 1904 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. The President of FIFA is called Gianni Infantino. FIFA ensures that soccer competitions such as the soccer world cup take place.

Within FIFA there is a continental association for each continent. For example, the one for Europe is called UEFA, is based in Nyon, Switzerland and organizes, among other things, the European Football Championship, but also the Football Champions League.

There are also computer games called FIFA. A company bought the right to use his name from the world association FIFA in the 1990s. Since then there has been a new edition every year in which the players of the computer game can choose teams from all over the world and play football games with them.

  • In 2007 the FIFA President announced: The 2014 World Cup will be held in Brazil.

  • In the World Football Museum, FIFA shows the jerseys of all national teams.

  • FIFA even has its own street in Zurich.


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