Why was FIFA founded?
FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, its membership now comprises 211 national associations.
Who scored the first goal in FIFA World Cup history?
The first ever goal was scored by French player Lucien Laurent at the 1930 FIFA World …
What is the full meaning of FIFA?
FIFA’s full meaning is “Fédération Internationale de Football Association” in French and in English it is “International Federation of Association Football”. It is the international governing body for football sport. FIFA governs association football, futsal and beach soccer. The organization was founded in 1904. FIFA Logo.
When was FIFA founded?
When FIFA was founded in 1904, there were seven member countries: France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The United States joined the Zurich, Switzerland-based organization in 1913.