The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904, and based in Zurich. It has 211 member associations and its goal, enshrined in its Statutes, is the constant improvement of football.

FIFA’s primary objective is “to improve the game of football constantly and promote it globally in the light of its unifying, educational, cultural and humanitarian values, particularly through youth and development programmes.

It shares the success of the FIFA World Cup™ to support football development projects in its 211 member associations across the globe. Football has flourished as a global game because of this support.

FIFA’s goal is to touch, unite and inspire the world through its competitions and events.