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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 several goals, such as expanding association football internationally, making efforts to make it accessible to everyone, and promoting honesty and fair play. Two-hundred-eleven national associations are members of FIFA, which all form part of their respective regional confederations in which the world is divided in: North & Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), Africa (CAF), Europe (UEFA), Asia (AFC)and Oceania(OFC) and South America (CONMEBOL). 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.  

FIFA Issue Bulletin 

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