According to Article 54 of the FIFA Statutes, the Football Tribunal shall pass decisions relating to football-related disputes and regulatory applications.
The Football Tribunal is composed by three chambers:
the Dispute Resolution Chamber;
the Players’ Status Chamber; and
the Agents Chamber.
The functions of the Football Tribunal are governed by the Procedural Rules Governing the Football Tribunal, as issued by the FIFA Council.
Dispute Resolution Chamber
The Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) is FIFA's deciding body that provides arbitration and dispute resolution on the basis of equal representation of players and clubs and an independent chairman.