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FIFA NEWS: FIFA President outlines three immediate priorities for football - April, 2020
Infantino singled out the member associations’ pro-active involvement in using football to pass important health messaging and sharing in their respective communities at this difficult time. “This is what football and teamwork is all about,” he said, “and we have to continue like this”

FIFA NEWS: Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions concerning impact of COVID-19 - March, 2020
To include the new dates of the CONMEBOL Copa América and the UEFA EURO (11 June to 11 July 2021) in the International Match Calendar and to decide at a later stage when to schedule - To donate USD 10 million to the World Health Organisation COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and working together with the WHO to ensure these funds are used to support the fight against the virus in all regions of the world

FIFA NEWS: FIFA statement on European Court of Human Rights’ decision concerning Michel Platini - March, 2020
The European Court of Human Rights to reject the appeal of Mr. Platini, which the Court considered to be manifestly ill-founded. This judgment is in line with the decision of FIFA’s Ethics Committee, which was confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sports and also by the Swiss Federal Tribunal. FIFA will continue to seek restitution of the CHF 2 million unduly paid by former FIFA President Joseph Blatter to Mr. Platini back in February 2011

FIFA NEWS: FIFA and hosts Qatar present first-ever joint FIFA World Cup Sustainability Strategy - February, 2020
Document outlines five commitments, including human rights, diversity and environmental protection, as well as 22 sustainability-related objectives - To deliver on that shared vision, five sustainability commitments have been defined: (1) to develop human capital and safeguard workers’ rights; (2) to provide an inclusive tournament experience; (3) to catalyse economic development; (4) to deliver innovative environmental solutions; and (5) to set an example of good governance and ethical business practices

FIFA NEWS: Arsène Wenger Announces Launch of FIFA’s Groundbreaking Talent Development Programme - February, 2020
Through FIFA’s new Talent Development Programme, from this year, all 211 member associations will be entitled to benefit from a FIFA assessment of the various areas of their high-performance ecosystem in both men’s and women’s football, including all national teams, domestic leagues, scouting projects and academies

FIFA NEWS: FIFA Men’s and Women’s Transfer Markets - January, 2020
FIFA reports show further upward trend in both men’s and women’s transfer markets - Spending in men’s football reaches new high of USD 7.35 billion, 5.8% more than in 2018 - Number of international transfers (+19.7%) and transfer fees (+16.3%) in women’s football also on the rise

FIFA NEWS: Flamengo and Al Hilal complete FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 line-up - November, 2019
Tickets currently on sale on FIFA.com - Brazil and Saudi Arabia will represent South America and Asia at the FIFA Club World Cup - Flamengo and Al Hilal will join Espérance Sportive de Tunis , Monterrey , Hienghène Sport , Liverpool FC and hosts Al-Sadd SC in fighting for the right to wear the FIFA World Champions badge for the next year

FIFA NEWS: Kaka visits Home of FIFA: “The key is to have an impact on people’s lives” - November, 2019
The 2002 FIFA World Cup winner met with FIFA President Gianni Infantino and held discussions with various FIFA experts to get an insight into FIFA’s overall work on matters such as football innovation, digital transformation and media operations

FIFA NEWS: China 2 Host New Club World Cup in 2021 - Cardiff City FC must pay FC Nantes 4 Emiliano Sala - November, 2019
The New Club World Cup tournament will be played between June and July 2021 - Cardiff City FC must pay FC Nantes the sum of EUR 6,000,000 for the transfer of the late Emiliano Sala

FIFA NEWS: Education City Stadium to host FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 final - October, 2019
Brand-new FIFA World Cup 2022 venue primed for one semi-final, third-place play-off and grand finale - Khalifa International and Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium to host remaining matches - Match schedule, including kick-off times, now available on FIFA.com

FIFA NEWS: FIFA & Football Stakeholders Recommend Cap on Agents’ Commissions & Limit on Loans - September, 2019
Establishment of a cap on agents’ commissions (10% of the transfer fee for agents of releasing clubs, 3% of the player’s remuneration for player agents and 3% of the player’s remuneration for agents of engaging clubs); limitation of multiple representation to avoid conflicts of interest

FIFA NEWS: 55 names revealed for FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 2019 - September, 2019
55 names in the running for FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 2019 - Thousands of professional players voted around the globe - All of last year's FIFA FIFPro World11 return as candidates

FIFA NEWS: African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022 live on FIFA.com and YouTube - September, 2019
African qualifiers traditionally provide plenty of surprises and memorable matches. Four of the five African teams at Germany 2006 were debutants at the global finals, including Angola and Togo, who each enter the fray for Qatar 2022

FIFA NEWS: Ten candidates revealed for FIFA Puskás Award - August, 2019
Who will succeed 2018’s winner Mohamed Salah in taking home the coveted crown this year? The ten-goal shortlist for the best goal of the year has been revealed. Voting is open until Monday 1 September (at midnight CET)

FIFA NEWS: FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura Appointed “FIFA General Delegate for Africa” - June, 2019
To oversee operational management of CAF, including governance and administrative procedures- To ensure the efficient and professional organisation of all CAF competitions - To support the growth and development of football in all countries and regions of CAF

FIFA NEWS: Zvonimir Boban leaving FIFA to become AC Milan’s Chief Football Officer - June, 2019
The 50-year-old Croatian has been working as FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General (Football) and as an advisor to the FIFA President on strategic football matters since 2016 - During his spell at FIFA, Zvonimir has been involved in many reforms that are set to leave a mark on football history and that have helped to restore the organisation’s image

FIFA NEWS: Qatar to Host FIFA Club World Cup in 2019 and 2020 - June, 2019
Tournaments to serve as test events for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - FIFA administration to recommend potential hosts of 2021 revamped edition at next Council meeting - Amended regulations reinforce zero tolerance of racism and sexual abuse

FIFA NEWS: Gianni Infantino is re-elected as FIFA President until 2023 - June, 2019
The ninth president in the history of the organisation was first elected at an Extraordinary Congress in February 2016 and now starts his first full four-year term of office after running unopposed and being elected by acclamation by FIFA’s 211 member associations

FIFA NEWS: FIFA and the Chinese FA Join Forces - April, 2019
To further develop football in the country - The Memorandum of Understanding crystallises FIFA’s and the CFA’s willingness to work together to enhance football structures, management and technical aspects related to football in China

FIFA NEWS: Over 720,000 tickets sold and only 49 days to go until France 2019 kicks off - April, 2019
Excitement is building across the competition’s nine Host Cities of Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes as the big kick-off draws closer, with Reims and Rennes staging special events to celebrate the 49-day milestone

FIFA NEWS: FIFA Women’s World Cup Rights for 2019-22 - January 2019
The agreement with MEDIAPRO, the prominent European media organisation, will ensure that football fans in Spain receive comprehensive coverage of all upcoming FIFA events, including a dedicated 24/7 channel in Spain for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

FIFA NEWS: More than Half the World Watched Record-breaking 2018 World Cup - January 2019
More than half the world watched record-breaking 2018 FIFA World Cup - Audit shows a record 3.572 billion people watched the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on TV at home, out of home or on digital platforms - The final was seen live by a combined 1.12 billion viewers worldwide


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