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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904 and based in Zurich. It has 209 member associations and 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 (legislative body), Executive Committee (executive body), General Secretariat (administrative body) and committees (assisting the Executive Committee).

President's Column: October 2013

President's Columns

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter tells FIFA.com about some of the key events he and FIFA were involved with during a busy October in his regular month...
FIFA President Honours

The President's Awards

Over the course of his varied career, Joseph S. Blatter has received many awards and distinctions.
President's Biography

About the President

What is the President's role, who is he, what is his background and how did he get elected? Find out the answers to all these questions about the head...
FIFA President

FIFA President

What is the President's role, who is he, what is his background and how did he get elected? Find out the answers to all these questions about the he...
Administration
FIFA's administration is carried out by the General Secretariat, which employs some 350 staff members at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland.
    FIFA Congress

    FIFA Congress

    Bringing together every member association of FIFA, with each getting one vote, a Congress may be an Ordinary or an Extraordinary Congress. The Congre...
    Standing Committees

    Standing Committees

    FIFA's Secretary-General is assisted in their work by more than 25 standing committees and by two judicial bodies (see below). The committees serve a...
    Together, the association members make up the Congress, FIFA's supreme and legislative body. Now boasting 209 members, it had just seven in 1904.
    FIFA President given Knie painting
    Swiss artist Rolf Knie drew inspiration from Brazil 2014 to create a very special painting.
      Statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee
      A statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee regarding FIFA's Code of Ethics.
        The IFAB: How it works
        The role of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) is to discuss and decide upon proposed alterations to the Laws of the Game.
        The Confederations are the umbrella organisations of the national football associations on each continent.

        The FIFA Weekly

        Analysis, features, images. The FIFA Weekly appears every week on Friday as a print edition and an online magazine.
        FIFA rejects appeals of FC Barcelona and Spanish FA in relation to transfers of minors

        FIFA rejects appeals of FC Barcelona and Spanish FA in relation to transfers of minors

        The FIFA Appeal Committee has rejected the appeals lodged by Spanish club FC Bar...
        Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on investigation related to alleged match manipulation

        Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on investigation related to alleged match manipulation

        The investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has concluded a prelimina...
        Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee

        Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee

        Chairman Michael J. Garcia and Deputy Chairman Cornel Borbély of the Investigato...
        Statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee

        Statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee

        A statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee regardin...

        Interpol e-learning programme

        Learn how to recognise, resist and report match manipulation through an e-learning programme launched by Interpol and aimed at managers, referees, players and fans.