22 Mar 2021
In the third episode, we speak to Lothar Matthäus about his record-breaking FIFA World Cup career, as he celebrates his 60th birthday. FIFA President Gianni Infantino and fellow former German international striker Karl-Heinz Rummenigge join in with their tributes. We also take a look at the impact of FIFA's COVID-19 Relief Fund, this time in Sierra Leone.
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Living Football – Lusail Stadium official opening
In the latest edition of Living Football, we continue our countdown to the eagerly anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ kick-off as we report on the grand opening of Lusail Stadium
Living Football | Crime Fighting, Coach Mentorship & Beach Soccer
The latest episode of Living Football deals with the partnership between FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which will be celebrating its two-year anniversary in September.
Living Football | Second edition of FIFA Diploma in Club Management set for kick-off
We catch up with Ornella Desiree Bellia, director of professional football relations and development at FIFA, who tells us all about the forthcoming edition of the FIFA Diploma in Club Management.
Living Football | 100 days to go episode
The celebrations surrounding the #100daystogo milestone until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is the main focus of this special edition of Living Football.
Living Football | Cabo Verde, Costa Rica and Leeds episode
In the latest episode of Living Football, we travel to Cabo Verde with a FIFA delegation to inaugurate a series of projects carried out with the support of the FIFA Forward Programme.
Living Football | 1 Year To Go until the FIFA Women's World Cup
The countdown to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™, which kicks off on 20 July next year, is well and truly under way.
Living Football | Semi Automated Offside Technology
In the latest episode of Living Football, we take a closer look at the semi-automated offside technology that will be used at the FIFA World Cup 2022™ in Qatar.
Living Football | Schools, Mentorship, Coach Education & Ball Donations
In the latest episode of Living Football, we start with the growing implementation of the 'FIFA for Schools' programme. In May alone, there were launches in Guam, Guyana and Puerto Rico, as well as a workshop in Djibouti.
Living Football with a World Cup flavour
In the latest episode of Living Football, six months before the kick-off of Qatar 2022, a World Cup wind blows, with former world champion in 1998, Youri Djorkaeff and 2006, Fabio Cannavaro featuring prominently.
Living Football - FIFA Congress, Final Draw and legacies of the World Cup episode
The latest episode of Living Football focuses on a special week in Doha, where key events like the 72nd FIFA Congress and the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ took place.
Living Football - COVID-19 episode
In July 2020, FIFA launched an unprecedented FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan to provide security and support to all 211 FIFA member associations (MAs) as they faced extensive disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Living Football - African School Champions Cup
The latest episode of FIFA’s Living Football magazine turns the spotlight on the inaugural edition of the African School Champions Cup held in Kinshasa, Congo DR.
Living Football - February 2022
In this episode, we talk to FIFA and WHO #ACTogether Ambassador Didier Drogba. The former Chelsea and Cote d'Ivoire striker has long been a passionate advocate and supporter of various health awareness campaigns.
Living Football - January 2022
In this episode, we talk to FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsène Wenger about the launch of the groundbreaking FIFA Talent Development Scheme, offering bespoke assistance to member associations
Living Football Episode 15
Portugal made history by lifting their first ever FIFA Futsal World Cup trophy in Lithuania, and their heroics are revisited in this episode of Living Football
Living Football Episode 14
In this, the 14th episode, we hear from legendary Nigeria striker Yakubu Ayegbeni who recalls his journey from the backstreets of Benin City to the FIFA World Cup.
Living Football Episode 13
The 13th episode is a women's football special. We hear from FIFA's Chief Women's Football Officer Sarai Bareman. Canada's Tokyo 2020 gold medalist Ashley Lawrence and former USA player and coach, now FIFA Technical Analyst, April Heinrichs
Living Football Episode 12
In this, the 12th episode, we hear from FIFA's Chief Social Responsibility & Education Officer Joyce Cook about #ReachOut, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the symptoms of mental health conditions, encourage people to seek help when they need it.
Living Football Episode 11
The legendary Mario Zagallo celebrates his 90th birthday today. To commemorate the anniversary, we filmed a four-part docu-series featuring never-seen-before footage and images.
Living Football Episode 10
In the tenth episode, we talk to Fatma Samoura about women in leadership roles and the unique power of football to unite the world.
Living Football Episode 9
In episode 9, Portugal Legend Nuno Gomes reflects on his career. From playing on the streets of his hometown, to appearing at two FIFA World Cups and FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger on his Global Technical Development Report,
Living Football Episode 8
An eighth episode that includes an interview with Isha Johansen about her rise to the top of football administration and Lithuanian football legend Edgaras Jankauskas looks ahead to the FIFA Futsal World Cup later this year.
Living Football Episode 7
A packed seventh episode, including the impressive story of Marivaldo Francisco da Silva, who was presented with The Best FIFA Fan Award by FIFA Legend Zé Roberto, and we talk to Futsal legend Kike about his successes in the game.
Living Football Episode 6
In the sixth episode, we speak to former Czech Republic, Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech and FIFA Director of Medical Andy Massey about future management of head injuries.
Living Football Episode 5
Including an interview with Chief Executive Officer of the FIFA Foundation, and 1998 FIFA World Cup winner, Youri Djorkaeff.
Living Football Episode 4
Living Football Episode 4, including the thoughts of FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger.
Living Football Episode 3
In the third episode of Living Football, we speak to Lothar Matthäus about his record-breaking FIFA World Cup career, as he celebrates his 60th birthday and we also take a look at the impact of FIFA's COVID-19 Relief Fund, this time in Sierra Leone.
Living Football Episode 2
Welcome back to FIFA's new football magazine "Living Football". Episode 2 includes and interview with Brazilian legend Kaka and we take a look at the impact of FIFA's COVID-19 Relief Fund in Thailand.
Living Football Episode 1
Living Football Episode 1 Including reaction from the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup.