Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi Wins Prestigious FIFA Men's Best Player 2022 Award

Argentian football player Lionel Messi won the best FIFA Men's Player 2022 Award. The footballer received at the FIFA Football Awards 2022. This is the second time that Messi has won the most prestigious and biggest award in the Football world, the first was in 2019. Besides Messi, Argentina's head coach Lionel Scaloni won the Best Men's Coach Award and Emiliano Martinez won the Best Men's Goalkeeper Award.

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 02:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lionel Messi, Argentina, FIFA, Football Sports, FIFA Men's Best Player Award

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SC Revokes AIFF Ban Permitting Federation Election, Issues Orders

In a major sports judgement, the Supreme Court ordered to facilitate revocation of suspension of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by FIFA. It also held of Under-17 FIFA World Cup in India as well as allowed the participation of teams from India in international events. With this, . The day-to-day management of AIFF shall be looked after by the AIFF admin and not by CoA, including AIFF elections.

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AIFF, FIFA, Supreme Court, AIFF Elections, CoA

FIFA 2022 World Cup

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FIFA Tickets Sales Reach 2.45 Million For Qatar 2022 World Cup

The International Football Association (FIFA) has sold 2.45 million tickets for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with less than 100 days until the start. Fans from Qatar, the United States, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, France, Argentina, Brazil, and Germany purchased the most tickets. From November 20 to December 18, the Middle East and Arab nations will host the maiden FIFA World Cup. 

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 09:52 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: FIFA, Qatar, Tickets, 2022 world Cup, Football

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All India Football Federation

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CoA To Hold AIFF's Elections With No Voting Rights To 'Eminent Player'

Ahead of the FIFA ban, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) running football in India had agreed to hold AIFF's elections without giving voting rights to 'eminent' players. The decision was taken by the committee as per the world body's wish after FIFA suspended India for "undue influence from third parties".  Moreover, "The country is scheduled to host the FIFA event from October 11 to October 30.

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: FIFA, FIFA Event, Ban, Football, CoA


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FIFA Suspends AIFF Immediately Owing To Excessive Influence From External Parties

FIFA suspended the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with "immediate effect due to undue influence from third parties," putting India's hosting of the U-17 Women's World Cup in October in jeopardy. AIFF will be unable to play international games till the suspension is overturned. The suspension will be removed when the AIFF Executive Committee is annulled and the AIFF administration regains full control of the organization's daily… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 09:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: FIFA, Suspension, AIFF, U-17 Women's World Cup, India

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Indian Men's Football Team Advance To 104 In FIFA Rankings, Women's Team To 56

In the most recent FIFA global rankings, which were revealed on June 23, the Indian men's senior national football team rose two spots, from 106 to 104, as a result of their outstanding Asian Cup qualification performance. Indian women's senior national football squad also had progress, moving up three spots from 59 to 56. Blue Tigers topped Group D in AFC Asian Cup qualifiers with three victories out of three. 

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 01:34 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: FIFA, blue tigers, Indian women's football team, Indian Men's Football team, FIFA Rankings

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FIFA-AFC Holds Joint Meeting With Stakeholders, Discusses AIFF Elections

A joint team of the FIFA and AFC met with the stakeholders of Indian Football on June 22.  During the meeting the delegation emphasized on the need of a time frame regarding the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) elections and compliance with its statutes in the amended constitution.  The AIFF team led by Datuk Seri Windsor John will have two members from FIFA Kenny Jean Marie and Nodar Akhalkatsi.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 08:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: FIFA, AFC, AIFF, Football Associations, Indian Stakeholders

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Messi with Ronaldo.

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Messi, Ronaldo Nominated For Best FIFA Football Awards 2021

Argentina striker Lionel Messi and Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo have been nominated for the Best FIFA Football Awards 2021. The ceremony will take place online on January 17, 2022, when the winners will be announced. Besides, Egyptian footballer, Mohamed Salah has also been nominated for his incredible form this year. "Public voting is open on and will run until 23:59 CET on 10 December 2021," said … read-more

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 03:38 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, FIFA, Awards, Football

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Odisha Chief Minister Launches India's 1st FIFA For School Programme

Odisha's CM Naveen Patnaik on October 28, launched India's first Football for the Schools (F4S) Programme. The programme is run by FIFA, which aims to make football more accessible and contribute to the empowerment of 700 million children worldwide. The initiative of FIFA will make football accessible to all boys and girls, said Patnaik. The ceremony was virtually conducted with 'Gianni Infantino,' President of FIFA at Kalinga Institute of… read-more

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 05:51 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: FIFA, India, Odisha government, Odisha CM, Football

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FIFA To Be Paid $201 Million Compensation For Corruption Losses

The US Department of Justice stated on August 24, FIFA will receive $201 million compensation for corruption losses. The money was seized from former officials' bank accounts who were allegedly involved in years of soccer corruption. The funds will provide the new World Football Remission Funds to help finance football-related projects globally. "I would like to thank the U.S. authorities for the trust", FIFA President Gianni Infantino stated… read-more

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 06:31 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: FIFA, corruption, US Department of Justice, former officials

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