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Paraguay’s new high-performance academy creates pathway for young talent!

Gianni Infantino has welcomed the opening of a high-performance centre for Paraguay’s best young footballers, saying the facility is “creating a pathway” to the top of the game for the South American country’s most talented young players. The FIFA President was joined by Paraguay’s Vice-President Pedro Alliana, Sports Minister César …

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Player welfare remains constant FIFA focus on World Health Day!

Players’ physical and mental health will remain front and centre of FIFA’s thinking going forward as it continues its close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), which is marking World Health Day on April 7. Reinforcing FIFA’s commitment to player welfare, The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) during …

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Vibrant FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Colombia 2024 emblem unveiled!

FIFA has unveiled the official emblem and brand identity of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Colombia 2024 with a vibrant design inspired by the stunning nature and colour of host nation Colombia as well as the tournament’s fundamental role in forging the Future Stars of Football. Using the South …

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FIFA Series demonstrates football’s power to unite people across the globe!

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is being celebrated on 6 April with this year’s focus “Sport for the Promotion of Peaceful and Inclusive Societies” a theme that chimes harmoniously within a large number of FIFA initiatives and in many areas of the organisation’s work. More …

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Multiple job-holding report provides insights to help improve elite women’s football!

FIFA has released a report which examines the circumstances of elite female players who, apart from football, hold other jobs, or have care or study commitments, in various countries around the world. While women’s football at the top level has seen a remarkable trajectory towards professionalisation in the past twenty …

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Breaking Down Barriers – Meet FIFA Legend Jaiyah Saelua!

American Samoa footballer Jaiyah Saelua has been a trailblazer for inclusivity in football. The first openly non-binary and trans woman to compete in a Football World Cup qualifier, is in Auckland, New Zealand this week as an ambassador for the Rainbow Games. Rainbow Games | Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland NZ 2024 …

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Gianni Infantino says FIFA & Member FAs must fight match-fixing together!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has told the first FIFA Integrity Summit that the threat of match manipulation has not gone away and can only be tackled if FIFA and its Member Associations (MAs) join forces and fight it together. The two-day event, which is taking place in Singapore in collaboration …

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