What we do
Protecting and improving the health of all who play football, from grassroots to elite levels worldwide.
Our aim is to provide top-level medical services at FIFA tournaments, keep football free from doping, and protect and improve the health of all who play football, from grassroots to elite level worldwide. We are committed to preventing on-field injuries and promoting football as a healthy activity. We work together with our Member Associations, the FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence, and other external stakeholders.
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Sudden cardiac arrest
What is sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)?
Football medicine courses
Every year, FIFA conducts a number of medical courses and workshops at tournaments and with our member associations to fulfil FIFA’s commitment to improving the level of football medicine and ensuring the best level of care for all players everywhere...
Education & Awareness
Every year, FIFA conducts a number of medical courses and workshops, including on emergency medicine, at tournaments and with our member associations.
Centres of Excellence
FIFA accredits established centres that have demonstrated medical, educational and research expertise in the area of football.
Injury prevention: Goalkeeper warm-up programme
Football has become a more demanding sport in recent years, and the demands placed on goalkeepers are no exception. Nowadays, goalkeepers are expected to do more than just save shots: they are regularly called upon to “sweep up” outside their penalty...
Covid-19 Resource Centre
Recommendations and guidelines to address Covid-19 issues.
FIFA has launched #ReachOut, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the symptoms of mental health conditions, encourage people to seek help when they need it.