International Federation of Association Football (FIFA)

Inside the FIFA Legends, Questions of Power and Process

It was at the end of that meeting, the woman said, as she and Macedo left a conference room, that Macedo cupped her buttocks with one hand and then leaned in and whispered a provocative remark about her body. “For me,” the woman said, “that was one of the worst days.” There were no witnesses […]

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Who Does Afghanistan’s Soccer Team Represent Now?

BELEK, Turkey — Anoush Dastgir may be the hardest-working man in soccer, but by Saturday, his job had taken a toll. Dastgir, the coach of Afghanistan’s men’s national team, was sitting in an empty restaurant at the hotel where he and his team were preparing for an exhibition match against Indonesia. It was 11 p.m., […]

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