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Images of the first Fifa President and a few facts about him (watch)

Robert Guérin (28 June 1876 – 19 March 1952) was a French journalist who served as the first President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association and was one of its founders (FIFA). Guérin, a journalist for the newspaper Le Matin, was heavily interested in football as secretary of the Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques' Football Department.

  5 months ago ago
Images of the first Fifa President and a few facts about him (watch)

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History of the World Cup

It is the International Federation of Football Association which created the Football World Cup. Founded in 1904 by a French journalist (Robert Guérin) and 7 other member countries, FIFA first attempted to organize an international competition at a congress in Switzerland. But this attempt failed by the refusal of the British. The first competition: On May 18, 1929 FIFA designates its first organizing country: Uruguay. For this first international competition, which took place from July 13 to 30, 1930, there

  1 year ago ago
History of the World Cup