360° Aerial Panorama of the FIFA Headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland
FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football’s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women’s World Cup which commenced in 1991.
FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The first World Cup in the world was in 1930 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Headquartered in Zürich, its membership now comprises 209 national associations.
FIFA Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: Africa, Asia, Europe, North & Central America and the Caribbean, Oceania and South America.