THE FIFA LEGENDS ARE SERVING FOOTBALL Legendary Spain and FC Barcelona* defender *Carles Puyol enjoyed a glittering career: we paid him a visit. Emmanuel Amuneke, the former Nigerian winger, today lives in Santander, where we caught up with him. Célia Šašić, a U-19 world champion, two-time European champion and Champions League winner, sat down with us to answer some questions. We also talked to some FIFA LEGENDS: Mia Hamm +++ Carlos Valderrama +++ Kaká +++ Carli Lloyd +++ Park Ji-sung +++ Ronaldo +++ Clarence Seedorf +++ Javier Zanetti +++ Zlatan Ibrahimović +++
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Gianni Infantino on the process to select the host – or hosts – of the 2026 FIFA World Cup™: “FIFA has reviewed and radically enhanced the mechanisms for selecting the location of our showpiece event. The process is as objective and transparent as it can get.”
FIFA Member Associations Six pages of news from FIFA’s member associations.
PLUS … … “the month in pictures”, “snapshot”, “photo archive”, “then and now” and our other popular picture formats. As well as a football cartoon by Mordillo.