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Interesting Facts About FIFA

Interesting Facts About FIFA
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FIFA is the federation that powers football sport around the world. It is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. What job does FIFA best does is that it governs the sport, arranges the tournaments, and so on. It was founded in 1904. So, the oldest organization still holds the leadership of this popular sport.

FIFA Facts

What does FIFA stand for?

FIFA stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association.

What is FIFA anyway?

It’s the federation that powers football sport around the world.

When did FIFA football start?

1904

Where did FIFA start? / Where did FIFA originate?

Paris, France

Where does FIFA headquarters locate?

Zürich, Switzerland

Who is the president of FIFA as of 2022?

Gianni Infantino

Who is the Senior Vice-President of the FIFA as of 2022?

Senior Vice-President Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa (AFC)

Who are the Vice-Presidents of FIFA as of 2022?

  • Alejandro Domínguez (CONMEBOL)
  • Aleksander ńĆeferin (UEFA)
  • Lambert Maltock (OFC)
  • Patrice Motsepe (CAF)
  • Victor Montagliani (CONCACAF)
  • Sándor Csányi

What are the major subsidiaries of FIFA?

  • AFC (Asia and Australia)
  • CAF (Africa)
  • CONCACAF (North America)
  • CONMEBOL (South America)
  • OFC (Oceania)
  • UEFA (Europe)

FIFA World Cup 2022 is a bid to be hosted by Qatar.

It was strongly criticized due to so many things like workers, Zakir Naik’s appearance and restrictions on the audience, and so on by the world media.

References:

  1. FIFA
  2. FIFA Qatar 2022