The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association of Swiss law based in Zurich and was founded in 1904. It owns 211 national associations.
US Youth Soccer is a non-profit and educational organization whose mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America’s youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition. Our job is also to make it fun, and instill in young players a lifelong passion for the sport.
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Mo., United Soccer Coaches has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every level of the game.
United Soccer Coaches works every day to inspire coaches and ignite their passion for the game so they pass it on to players and others in the soccer community.
The purpose of the foundation is to promote the general sportive youth work, to support measures for the integration of young people into the society as well as to contribute to the international understanding, especially with the Central and Eastern European states.
US Youth Soccer Europe is a state level program for children of American citizens living abroad. The USYS Europe is the governing body that oversees the district programs and the European US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP).