FIFA asking for $1 billion to continue deal with EA
15 October 2021 | 6:21 am
Amid reports that EA may be severing ties with FIFA, and are looking to rename their annual football series, it has come out that FIFA are asking for more money to retain the license.
5 Jul 2019
While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note.
23 Jul 2019
Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery.
10 Sep 2019
FIFA boss Gianni Infantino met with President Trump at the White House on Monday to discuss preparations for the 2026 World Cup as well as bringing equality to the women's game.
23 Sep 2019
Attention has been focused on Iran since a woman killed herself after being detained for trying to enter a football match. FIFA has been pushing for Iran to lift a 40-year-old ban on women attending matches.
24 Sep 2019
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has beaten Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to the Best FIFA Men's Player award.
26 Sep 2019
FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar's plans to keep it cool
20 Nov 2019
FIFA President Gianni Infantino meets with Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado, during a trip to the Central American country to study the possibility of Costa Rica and Panama co-hosting the U20 Women's World Cup. During a press conference, Infantino also said that he "never again" wants to see the corruption scandals that shook the world of football in recent years.
28 Nov 2019
FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives in Lubumbashi to attend the 80th-anniversary celebrations of the football club Tout Puissant Mazembe.
3 Feb 2020
After effectively taking control of African soccer, FIFA says its mission to speed up reforms on the continent is complete.
Tinubu’s chief security officer Lati Raheem is dead, FIFA to give members $150m of virus relief fund
24 Apr 2020
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Tolulope Arotile’s alleged killer charged with culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy, FIFA extends ban on Haiti football chief over rape and more
20 Aug 2020
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2 Sep 2020
EX-FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrives at the Swiss public prosecutor's office to be heard in the investigation about a payment of 2 million Swiss francs he made to Michel Platini.
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