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    (May 21, 1904- )
    Born in Paris, France
    Full name is Fédération Internationale de Football Association/International Federation of Association Football
    International Governing Body of Soccer (or football)
    Current headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland
    Founding body and host of the quadrennial World Cup of Soccer
    Has 208 member associations
    Some people, especially Americans, find soccer boring.
    It hasn't done too much to stop soccer hooliganism.
    As of 2010, it did not allow video replay for goal decisions.
    Even current FIFA president Sepp Blatter opposed video replay, saying 'a referee should make the decision-a man, not a machine.'
    The federation, including president Sepp Blatter, have been under bribery suspicions since a tell-all book was published in 2006.
    Some countries' fans commit suicide once their team is out of the running for the World Cup.
    A World Cup for women didn't start until 1991.
    Nine FIFA officials and five marketing executives were indicted on charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering (May 27, 2015).
    It has more member associations than the International Olympic Committee.
    Unlike the International Olympic Committee, it recognizes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as their own countries.
    It created Football For Hope for using football to create sustainable social development in developing countries.
    It has a Committee for Fair Play and Social Responsibility and even gives out Fair play awards annually and at the World Cup.
    The quadrennial World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the World!

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