The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA /ˈfiːfə/; English: International Federation of Association Football)
is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach football.
FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football's major international tournaments.
FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Headquartered in Zürich, its membership now comprises 209 national associations.