FIFA stands for Fifa. It is the international governing body for the sport of football and is better known as the World Football League. But FIFA is much more than that. It is also a brand that embodied by the promises that the Organization itself sums up with their English-language slogan? For the game, for the world. “FIFA also constantly evaluate how they can develop the game of football as it is even more attractive and what New rules enter into force.
Origins of the rules
“The Cambridge Rules were established for the first time at the University of Cambridge, 1848. These rules were particularly influential in the development of many rules for many game variations, including football clubs.
The rules were written during a meeting attended by representatives from the schools, Eton, Harrow, Rugby, Winchester and Shrewsbury. But they were not accepted by all. During the 1850 ‘s, many clubs were not were associated with schools or universities are formed. Some, such as the Sheffield Football Club, with the help of his own version of the rules for the game of football. The Club, which was founded by former pupils at the school in 1857, led to the formation of the Sheffield FA 1867. In 1862 wrote Charles John Thring school in Uppingham also some very influential rules for ball games.
These ongoing efforts contributed to the formation of the Football Association in 1863. The Group met for the first time on 26 October 1863 in a tavern in London. The only school which were represented at this meeting. The pub “The Freemasons” became a meeting place for five meetings between October and december. These meetings finally led to the first full set of rules.
At the last meeting, a representative from Blackheath withdrew his club from the FA due to the removal of two draft rules from the previous meeting. The first is based on line allowed to run with the ball in his hand, the other was to prevent such driving by kicking the shins of the opponent to make him stumble or keep him. Other English rugbyklubbar also followed suit, and did not join the FA. Instead, they formed the Rugby Football Union in 1871. The eleven remaining clubs, under the charge of Ebenezer Cobb Morley, confirmed the original thirteen laws of the game anyway.
Origins of FIFA
The oldest football tournament in the world is the FA Cup, which was founded by CW Alcock in 1872. The first official international football match between Scotland and England in Glasgow also took place 1872 and was initiated by CW Alcock. England is also home to the world’s first Football League, which was founded in 1888 in Birmingham by the Director of Aston Villa, William McGregor. The original format contained 12 clubs from the Midlands and North of England.
The laws of the game are determined by the International Football Association Board. The Council was formed in 1886 after a meeting in Manchester for FA, the Scottish Football Association, the FA of Wales and the Irish Football Association.
FIFA, the International Football Federation, was founded in Paris in 1904 by football associations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, France and Denmark. They explained that following the rules of the FA. The growing popularity of the international game led to the admittance of FIFA representatives to the Board of the IFAB. Since 1913 the Board IFAB is made up of four representatives from FIFA and one representative for each of the four British associations.
The first non-European country to join was South Africa, 1909, followed by Argentina, Chile and the United States. After the success of organized games and the increasing popularity of football, FIFA began to seriously think about organizing their own regular WORLD CUP. The first World Cup was held in 1930 in Uruguay, the second in 1934 in Italy.
FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. She is responsible for managing and organizing big international football tournaments, four years the WORLD CUP and Confederations Cup. More than 200 associations are members of the Organization, making it the world’s second largest international association, with the United Nations as the biggest.
FIFA works not only at the international level, but there are also associations in various continents and regions of the world. Most national associations are eligible to participate in competitions organized by FIFA, but a federation may also be postponed, such as Nigeria in 2010, after the alleged involvement of the Government in the national organization.
FIFA’s six continental federations as members:
- Asia: Asian Football Association
- Africa: Confederation of African Football
- South America: CONMEBOL
- North America: the Confederation of North and Central America and Caribbean Association Football
- Oceania: Oceania Football Confederation
- The European Union of European Football Associations
In addition to managing the VM and involvement in Olympic competitions, she also manages World Cup for players under 17 years old and under 20 years of age. She also has sections that are specifically designed for women’s football, and modified forms of the football club competitions such as beach football or futsal.
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