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Fédération Internationale de Football Association


The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is the international governing body of association football. This association was founded in 1904 and its current headquarters is located in Zürich, Switzerland. The organizational Principles of FIFA include a number of goals, such as expanding association football internationally, making efforts to make it accessible to everyone, and promoting honesty and fair play. There are 211 national associations that are members of FIFA who all form part of their respective regional confederations that the world is divided into CONCACAF(North & Central America and the Caribbean) CAF(Africa) UEFA(Europe) AFC(Asia and Oceania) CONMEBOL (South America). The main governing bodies of this organization are the FIFA Congress and the FIFA Council. The Congress is composed of a member of each national member association and makes decisions about FIFA's governing statutes, including how their strategies should be applied and implemented, holds elections, approves the yearly report, and makes decisions regarding the approval of new national associations. The Council is made up of 37 members and it’s chaired by the president. The Council is in charge of making the organization's primary decision-making body between sessions of congress making it one if not the most important branch of FIFA.  

Measures to address the violation of Financial Fair Play Rules (FFP) among UEFA clubs and its constituents.

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