Showing posts with label fifa world cup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fifa world cup. Show all posts

Thursday, June 14, 2018

World Cup 2018: Which Countries Are (and Aren't) Members of FIFA?

This is an updated edition of our FIFA member countries article. The original version, from 2014, is here.
2018 world map showing the six continental confederations of men's national association football (soccer) teams, including all FIFA national teams and World Cup countries. Colorblind accessible.
The six continental confederations of national football teams associated with FIFA. Most, but not all, confederation members are individually members of FIFA as well. Map by Evan Centanni, based on work by EOZyo (source).
Around the world, fans of association football - also known in many countries as "soccer" - are tuning in today for the beginning of the month-long FIFA World Cup in Russia. Not all the world's countries can advance to the cup, but did they all get a shot at it? Which countries were eligible to enter the tournament, and which are excluded? Read on for our exclusive guide to the roster of FIFA national football teams...

Thursday, June 12, 2014

World Cup 2014: Which Countries Are (and Aren't) Members of FIFA?

Watching the 2018 World Cup? Check out our updated edition of this article!
 
World map showing the six continental confederations of national association football (soccer) teams, including all teams eligible for the World Cup
The six continental confederations of national football teams associated with FIFA. Not all confederation members are individually members of FIFA. Map by Evan Centanni, based on work by EOZyo (source).
Football/soccer fans around the world are tuning in tonight for the beginning of the month-long FIFA World Cup in Brazil. But how much do you know about which teams can compete? Which countries were eligible to enter the tournament, and which are excluded? Read on for an exclusive guide to the roster of FIFA national football teams...

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