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FIFA World Cup History

FIFA World Cup History

May 21, 2012

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was founded May 21, 1904 in Paris. FIFA began with the uniting of the Football Associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. By the time the orginal statutes of FIFA went into effect on September 1, Germany had also joined. By April 14, 1905 England had joined...