FIFA is committed to ensuring that its member associations maximise the benefits of bidding for and hosting its Other World Cups, both for the continued global development of the game and the achievement of wider social goals and other benefits.
These benefits are usually referred to, in the context of major events, as the ‘legacy’ and this is defined as:
“The sustainable benefits generated for the host member association and country - well before, during and long after the event.”
Some of the benefits experienced by host countries of FIFA competitions include:
Some of the benefits experienced by previous hosts are described in a series of case studies.
While winning a bid is the ultimate goal, the bidding process can also have real value in its own right.
24 May - 31 December
Euro Beach Soccer League 2013
Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup (Rio de Janeiro)
International match days
FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 (Brazil)
Organising Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup (Istanbul)