FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) is the international governing body of association football (soccer). It was founded in 1904 and has its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA is responsible for organizing and promoting international football competitions, as well as developing and enforcing the rules of the game.
FIFA offers various certifications for football-related products and services, including:
FIFA Quality Programme:
The FIFA Quality Programme certifies footballs, football turf (artificial turf), and goal line technology. The certification process involves laboratory testing and field testing to ensure that the product meets FIFA’s strict quality standards.
FIFA Quality Pro: The FIFA Quality Pro certification is for football turf systems that are intended for professional-level play. The certification requires the product to meet additional performance standards beyond those required for the standard FIFA Quality certification.