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  • Who we are

    Who we are

    UEFA, the governing body of European football, was founded on 15 June 1954. UEFA's mission is to promote, protect and develop European football at every level of the game, to promote the principles of unity and solidarity, and to deal with all questions relating to European football.


  • What we do

    What we do

    UEFA promotes football by staging 15 club and national team competitions, and protects the game via measures such as Financial Fair Play, match-fixing prevention, club licensing and anti-doping. UEFA helps develop the game across Europe via its HatTrick assistance programme.

  • Why we do it

    Why we do it

    UEFA has football and its well-being at the heart of all of its activities. The European body strives to care for the game and its various components at all times. We believe that football benefits society by bringing people together, which is why UEFA pursues comprehensive social responsibility policies.

  • Eleven values

    Eleven values

    UEFA works and acts in accordance with 11 key values – ranging from 'football first' to good governance, solidarity, respect, protecting football's integrity and tending the grassroots. These serve as the basis for UEFA's future activities and dialogue with the political, economic, social and sporting world.

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  • Dyke 'proud' to host final

    Dyke 'proud' to host final

    English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke told UEFA.com that he was "really excited" and "proud" after Wembley was named as the host venue for both semi-finals and the final of UEFA EURO 2020.
  • President: EURO 2020 is 'great opportunity'

    President: EURO 2020 is 'great opportunity'

    After the announcement of the host cities for UEFA EURO 2020 UEFA President Michel Platini said that the pan-European tournament offers a "great opportunity" for football.
  • Venues announced for 2016 UEFA club competition finals

    Venues announced for 2016 UEFA club competition finals

    The latest UEFA Executive Committee meeting has taken place at the House of European Football in Nyon.
  • Captains of Change

    Captains of Change

    UEFA President Michel Platini believes that the new Captains of Change management programme can "establish real equal opportunities for all minorities in football".

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