Friday 01 April 2016, 12:45

APR 2016

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE “Every member association has a role to play in shaping the future of FIFA. Democracy and participation, transparency and efficiency – these are values that are close to my heart,” says FIFA President Gianni Infantino. “There are huge challenges ahead of us. But we must never forget our very raison d’être – football.”

2nd FIFA WOMEN’S FOOTBALL AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE An interview with gender equality pioneer Billie Jean King, a report on the conference and a profile of Uruguayan referee Claudia Umpiérrez.

FIWC 2016 Mohamad Al-Bacha from Denmark wins the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016 in New York.

TRAINING Life Kinetik, the popular exercise concept with small coloured balls, helps the brain to up its game.

THE INTERVIEW Fabian Johnson has dual nationality and plays in the Bundesliga as well as for the USA national team. We met him in Mönchengladbach.

FIFA WORLD FOOTBALL MUSEUM Stefan Jost, CEO of FIFA Museum AG, talks about how the museum has proved an instant hit with the public, and announces a “Brazil 2014 Revisited” exhibition.

FIFA WORLD RANKINGS The Australian women are now fifth – their highest-ever position. In the men’s ranking, Cape Verde are now Africa’s number-one team: here’s the story of their success.

HISTORY There was a pitch invader with a difference at the 1962 World Cup in Chile. Our feature tells the story of this and other memorable World Cup moments.

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