The role, purpose and impact of FIFA

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Last updated June 2016 FIFA was founded in 1904 by representative nations of Western Europe as the main governing body of football. The organisation had subsequently expanded to 24 member nations in 1914, from the original 7. Today FIFA has 209 member associations and to FIFA, its goal enshrined in its statutes, is the constant improvement of football. FIFA employs some 310 people from over 35 nations and is composed of a Congress, Executive Committee, Administrative Body and committees that assist the Executive Committee. The organisation state that they hold […]

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