What is the full form of FIFA
FIFA: Federation Internationale de Football Association
FIFA stands for "Federation Internationale de Football Association" in French. In English, it is known as International Federation of Association Football.
FIFA is an international governing body that governs, manages and promotes association football, futsal and beach soccer. It is responsible for organizing all major football tournaments like Football World Cup (FIFA World Cup) and FIFA Women's World Cup. Since 1930, it is organizing FIFA World Cup and since 1991, it is organizing Women's World Cup.
FIFA was founded on 21 May 1904; Belgium, France, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain and Switzerland were the founding members of FIFA. Its goal is the constant improvement of football. It is headquartered in Zurich and is governed by Swiss law, 211 national associations are members of FIFA. As of July 2017, Gianni Infantino is the president of FIFA.
FIFA also publishes a monthly magazine by the name of FIFA 1904. It is published as both a print edition and a free online version. The magazine comprises 68-pages that contain in-depth interviews and stories related to football from all over the world, but its main focus is on FIFA's projects and activities, events, competitions and member associations. The print version is available for free to all confederations and member associations of FIFA. The online version is available for free to all football fans on FIFA.com.
Furthermore, FIFA has an independent Ethics Committee for investigating possible infringements of the FIFA Code of Ethics. In 2012, it is divided into two separate chambers: the investigatory chamber and the adjudicatory chamber. The Code of Ethics of FIFA provides the basis for all of the proceedings and decisions of the Ethics Committee.
Men's FIFA World Cup Winners: