Malepe talks Neymar, character and lifting South African spirits

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GRENOBLE, FRANCE - JUNE 06: Formiga of Brazil poses for a portrait during the official FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 portrait session at Grand Hotel Uriage on June 06, 2019 in Grenoble, France. (Photo by Naomi Baker - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

The everlasting 'Ant' makes more history


KASHIMA, JAPAN - JULY 20: Detailed view of the Adidas Official match ball ahead the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at  on July 20, 2021 in Kashima Japan. (Photo by Hector Vivas - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020: Meet the FIFA experts



Repo Malepe #15 of Team South Africa reacts during the Men's First Round Group A match between Japan and South Africa during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 22, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Malepe talks Neymar, character and lifting South African spirits



SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 22: Richarlison #10 of Team Brazil celebrates after scoring their side's second goal during the Men's First Round Group D match between Brazil and Germany during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Stadium on July 22, 2021 in Saitama, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Aussies shock Argentina as Brazil, Mexico start in style



Rose Lavelle #16, Lindsey Horan #9 and Carli Lloyd #10 of Team United States look dejected after conceding a second goal scored by Stina Blackstenius #11 of Team Sweden (not pictured) during the Women's First Round Group G match between Sweden and United States during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 21, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Thrills, thrashings and a stunning upset



TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 20: A general view during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 20, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Big names, a group of dreams and the Japanese Messi


Latest FIFA News

FIFA is working on a wide range of topics from improving the Women's game, developing football around the world to ensuring better football governance structures

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COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY - NOVEMBER 24: Players of New Zealand celebrate the victory after the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 quarter final match between Spain and Korea DPR at Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici on November 24, 2018 in Colonia, Uruguay. (Photo by Buda Mendes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Women's Football

Infantino: New OFC women's football strategy is historic


UAE assistant referee Amal Jamal in action

Women's Football

Amal Jamal breaks ground in Emirati officiating



ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 13: Doping test during the FIFA U-20 World Cup 3rd/4th Place Playoff match between Ghana and Iraq at the Ali Sami Yen Arena on July 13, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Jamie McDonald - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Organisation

FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Russian players for anti-doping violations



The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) in partnership with FIFA on Monday 28 June started a four-day capacity building seminar for women’s football administrators at the National Technical Training Centre. 

The virtual course brought together 24 participants from women’s football clubs, allied associations, regional associations and the women’s football committee aimed at broadening the competencies of women’s football managers in football administration.

Women's Football

Empowering Gambia to grow Women’s Football



ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - APRIL 20: Tokyo 2020 Olympic football draws at the at the Home of FIFA on April 20, 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham - FIFA)

Legal

FIFA integrity briefings completed ahead of Tokyo 2020



ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - FEBRUARY 25:  A FIFA logo seen near the headquarter Home of FIFA ahead of tomorrow's Extraordinary FIFA Congress to elect a new FIFA President at Hallenstadion on February 25, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Organisation

Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Mr Rosnick Grant


FIFA President

Gianni Infantino’s presidency has focused on bringing wide-ranging reforms to FIFA, expanding global participation in FIFA’s flagship competitions and boosting FIFA’s investment in football development through the Forward Programme.

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AFFA President Rövnəq Abdullayev and FIFA President Gianni İnfantino in Baku on 20 June 2021. Photo: www.affa.az

President

Strengthened foundations for football development in Azerbaijan


RABAT MALTA - JUNE 18: FIFA President Gianni Infantino takes part in a morning football Activity at Salinos Ground in Valletta, Malta iin the attendance of Clifton Grima, Minister of Education/Parl. Sec Sport & Youths and Justine Caruana, Education Minister on 18 June 2021, during his one-day visit to Malta. (Photo by Domenic Aquilina/FIFA)

President

FIFA President cherishes past and looks Forward on visit to Malta



Sports Diplomacy Conference

President

FIFA President advocates sports diplomacy as an effective tool for social change 



UNODC #UnitedAgainstCorruption

Football Regulatory

FIFA President reinforces commitment to good governance at UN General Assembly



ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31: FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque during the FIFA and CARICOM MoU signing at the Home of FIFA on May 31, 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by FIFA)

Football Development

FIFA and CARICOM enter into landmark collaboration agreement



The referee Kai Erik Steen of Norway looks on during the FIFA World Cup, WM, Weltmeisterschaft, Fussball qualifiers match at San Marino Stadium, Serravalle. Picture date: 31st March 2021. Picture credit should read: Jonathan Moscrop/Sportimage PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxUK SPI-0974-0027

Member Associations

FIFA teams up with Mexican and Ecuadorian football for innovative refereeing agreement 

The Vision 2020-2023

The Vision 2020-2023 is a pledge not only to FIFA’s member associations, but to everyone who loves football.

World Ranking

World Ranking

The official world rankings of the international mens and womens teams.

Men
RKTeamTotal Points
1
BEL
Belgium
1783
2
FRA
France
1757
3
BRA
Brazil
1743
4
ENG
England
1687
5
POR
Portugal
1666

Updated 27 May 2021

Women
RKTeamTotal Points
1
USA
USA
2197
2
GER
Germany
2073
3
FRA
France
2039
4
NED
Netherlands
2035
5
SWE
Sweden
2011

Updated 25 Jun 2021

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About FIFA

FIFA exists to govern football and to develop the game around the world. Since 2016, the organization has been evolving rapidly to become an organization that can more effectively serve our game for the benefit of the world.

Women's Football

FIFA has made sizeable strides off the pitch to hasten the growth of women’s football.

Social Impact

FIFA is actively working to improve the lives of people around the world through the work of FIFA Foundation and its Social Responsibility programmes

Football Development

Pursuing the Goal 7 of The Vision 2020-2023, FIFA so far has laid building blocks for further growth through many examples of reinforced governance structures and the development of professionals and systems operating within them.

Technical

FIFA followed parallel pathways in using technology for the benefit of the whole football community in 2020.

Legal & Compliance

As world football’s governing body, FIFA is firmly committed to the principles of the rule of law, good governance and transparency

FIFA/COCA-COLA World ranking

Updated ranking table for Men's and Women's teams.