Football, also known as soccer, is the most popular sport in the world. The popularity of the game is such that the final match of the FIFA world cup is one of the most watched events on TV. Football is popular in almost every part of the world. The recognised international governing body of football is the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), which is headquartered in Zrich.
Besides the FIFA World Cup, there are several other popular football tournaments across the world. European Championship (UEFA), the Copa America (CONMEBOL), African Cup of Nations (CAF), the Asian Cup (AFC), the CONCACAF Gold Cup
(CONCACAF) and the OFC Nations Cup (OFC), FIFA Confederations Cup, UEFA Champions League, Copa Libertadores de America and FIFA Club World Cup are the most popular and important football championships.