FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)

This is a list of all the FIFA soccer or Fédération Internationale de Football Association-related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Who Was the First Soccer Country To Host Two World Cups?

In the 21st Century, so many sporting tournaments have already been held in different countries multiple times. These executive decisions are no joke and often reflect a country’s economic viability as it exhibits one’s capabilities to host such significant events. …

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United Soccer Association: When It Was Founded In 1967

United Soccer Association consisted of teams based in North America and the United States. After just one season, the league merged with the National Professional Soccer League to become the North American Soccer League. The teams in the league were …

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The Battle Of Nuremberg: 4 Red Cards And 16 Yellow Cautions

In 2006, a soccer match between the Netherlands and Portugal was called the Battle of Nuremberg. It took place in the round of sixteen of the World Cup, with the winner meeting England in the quarter-finals. In a match as …

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Which Teams Have Won The World Cup: Most Wins By Country

Being the world’s most prestigious association football tournament, there is a lot to be said about the World Cup winners throughout the years. We will review which teams have won the World Cup, providing details about the World Cup winners …

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Stephane Chapuisat: The Switzerland Prolific Goalscorer

There are many professions where the proverbial baton is passed from generation to generation, and soccer is no exception. And when it comes to sons emulating their fathers’ success, the case of the Chapuisat family is as fine an example …

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Soccer Goal Posts: Safety Guidelines To Follow When Buying

Soccer goal posts have been involved in fatal accidents and death. More than 500 people are seriously injured in the United States each year. The majority of serious incidents resulted from soccer goal posts tipping over. Most of these soccer …

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Disabled Soccer Players: For Athletes With A Disability

Disabled soccer players are defined by the American Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. People with disabilities can receive long-lasting benefits from playing and participating in …

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Who Invented English Football

The invention of English football dates back more than a century. In 1863, rugby football split into two distinct courses in England. The Football Association became the world’s first football association. Both forms of English football have a common origin …

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Most World Cup Goals: 13 Players Who Have Scored 10 Or More

Have you ever asked yourself who has scored the most World Cup goals? More than 2,000 goals have been scored in the FIFA finals. This does not include penalty shoot-outs. Since French player Lucien Laurent scored the first goal at …

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Is There A World Cup Women’s Soccer Tournament In 2023?

The men’s FIFA World Cup has been going since 1930. In 2022 it will host its 22nd tournament. And there is a World Cup Women’s soccer tournament, and while it hasn’t been going as long, the competition is just as …

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