Featuring world-famous soccer player trying out Paralympic Football 5-a-side Tokyo, 15 August 2019 – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today unveiled a special video entitled “Experience the Unbelievable” featuring membersof Japan’s Football 5-a-side team and Spain’s FIFA World Cup winner Andrés Iniesta playing soccerblindfolded. Tokyo 2020 created this video 

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The FIFA Women’s World Cup and two men’s continental championships will all be decided this Sunday as the summer of soccer reaches its apex. The defending champions United States faces reigning European champions the Netherlands in the World Cup final in Lyon, France. For the first time since 2011, the United States men and Mexico 

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Former UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested by French anti-corruption authorities in connection with the investigation into FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini’s arrest, first reported by the French website Mediapart, is the biggest move in a two-year investigation by France’s financial prosecutor services (PNF). The 2018 and 2022 

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UPDATE on June 7: FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad released from police custody without charges, CAF says on its website. FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad is detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday, a day before the Women’s World Cup kicks off. In a 

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, running unopposed, wins re-election by acclamation at the FIFA Congress in Paris. A statute introduced earlier this week by the FIFA Council meant there was no need for a vote to give the 49-year-old Swiss his first full four-year term. Infantino was elected in February 2016 to replace the disgraced Sepp 

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