- Fédération Internationale de Football Association: the international governing body of association football
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Examples from the Web for fifa
For all its flagrant indiscretions, though, FIFA has never run afoul of the law.
If only he had worked for FIFA, he might have a Picasso by now.
This year we got lucky and the FIFA World Cup made our summer sing.Women's Sports Are Getting Less Airtime
August 23, 2014
In all of this lies the chance, also, for FIFA to redeem itself.Best Way to Punish Putin? No World Cup
July 20, 2014
I mean, for all I know Belgians are the Tintin and Snowy of FIFA.DUP-Up To a Point: Oops, I Enjoyed Soccer
P. J. O’Rourke
July 13, 2014
Word Origin and History for fifa
1915, acronym from Fédération Internationale de Football Association, founded 1904 in Paris.
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