FIFA

/ (ˈfiːfə) /

n acronym for

Fédération Internationale de Football Association: the international governing body of association football

Word Origin for FIFA

from French
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FIFA


1915, acronym from Fédération Internationale de Football Association, founded 1904 in Paris.

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