Sep
13
2007
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Figure of the month: 208

The number of member associations belonging to FIFA since the Congress in Zurich on 30-31 May. The latest addition to the international football family is Montenegro, with retired international star Dejan Savicevic at the helm in the capacity of President. By comparison: One hundred and ninety-two countries belong to the United Nations. FIFA was founded on 21 May 1904 – composed of only seven associations. The organization has undergone a veritable boom ever since.