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FIFA President hails football’s power for unity and celebration during Nigeria visit

Mr Infantino emphasised that exposure to high-level competition is the key to evolution for the Super Falcons, Super Eagles and the wider, global game

FIFA (FIFA.com) President has concluded a two-day visit to Nigeria; Mr Infantino attended opening match of Aisha Buhari women’s football tournament; Meetings also held with CAF President Patrice Motsepe and NFF delegations Gianni Infantino has hailed football’s uniting qualities, the power of the sport’s development and the growth of women’s football…

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Majority of fans favour more frequent men’s FIFA World Cups – global survey

15,000 respondents were identified as expressing an interest in football and the FIFA World Cup

A survey has provided feedback as part of the feasibility study regarding the frequency of the men`s FIFA World Cup (www.FIFA.com). The findings of this online survey, conducted in July 2021, will be used as part of a wider consultation process involving fans, which will take place over several phases.…

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Video news release: Consultation on the future of men's football

Aims to level the playing field for global competition and optimise the match calendar to bring clarity for all stakeholders in football

A two-day meeting of a Technical Advisory Group has concluded in Doha, as FIFA has welcomed the insight and experience of star players on the future calendar for men’s football. A transversal consultation process led by FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, Arsène Wenger, aims to level the playing field…

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Future of Men’s Football Consultation Continues with Technical Advisory Group Meeting

Media registration for press conference on 9 September 2021 now available

A group of top footballers and coaches from six continents is joining FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsène Wenger this week as part of the ongoing consultation process on the future of global football. The group is part of a new Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on the future of…

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FIFA publishes report on ten years of international transfers

The transfers involved 66,789 players and 8,264 clubs across 200 FIFA member associations

USD 48.5 billion spent on transfer fees over the past decade; 200 FIFA member associations involved in international transfers; Top 30 clubs in terms of transfer fee spend are European FIFA has published a report on international transfers in the men’s game during the 2011‑2020 period, the most comprehensive review…

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Statement By FIFA President

I am calling on a show of solidarity from every member association, every league, and every club, to do what is both right and fair for the global game

“We have faced global problems together in the past and must continue to do so in the future. The release of players in the upcoming international windows is a matter of great urgency and importance. I am grateful for the support and cooperation from many stakeholders in the game during…

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US Department of Justice awards FIFA Foundation USD 201 Million Compensation

The funds will go into a newly formed World Football Remission Fund, established under the auspices of the FIFA Foundation

The United States Department of Justice has awarded the sum of USD 201 million to the FIFA Foundation as compensation for the losses suffered by FIFA (www.FIFA.com), Concacaf and CONMEBOL as victims of decades of football corruption schemes. This money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who…

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Video News Release: FIFA partners with FIFPRO to to provide health support to retired professional footballers

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FIFA (www.FIFA.com) recently partnered with FIFPRO to sign a three-year cooperation agreement to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers facing the challenges that come with career transition. More information can be found here (https://fifa.fans/2Vfzx8j). The ASEAN-FIFA Joint Awareness Raising Campaign on COVID-19, endorsed by the ASEAN…

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Video News Release: FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental health

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FIFA (www.FIFA.com) recently partnered with FIFPRO to sign a three-year cooperation agreement to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers facing the challenges that come with career transition. More information can be found here (https://fifa.fans/2Vfzx8j). The ASEAN-FIFA Joint Awareness Raising Campaign on COVID-19, endorsed by the ASEAN…