This Day In History
This Day In History
Thursday, February 27, 2020


December 19, 1983

The original FIFA World...
The original FIFA World Cup trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, is stolen from the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro.
FIFA, Rio de Janeiro

May 21, 1904

The FIFA is founded...
The FIFA is founded in Paris. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, commonly known by the acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. Its membership comprises 208 national associations (the United Nations has 193 member states). Its headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland, and its president is Sepp Blatter. FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.
FIFA, football
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