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FIFA's World Football Week receives support from UN

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-05-24 10:06
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GENEVA - FIFA announced Thursday the resolution to celebrate the World Football Week annually was supported by the United Nations.

The UN General Assembly acknowledged the annual World Football Day on May 25 as "the global reach of football and its impact in various spheres, including commerce, peace and diplomacy, and recognizing that football creates a space for cooperation".

FIFA President Gianni Infantino called to launch the World Football Week from May 21-25, and his proposal was supported by UN and the Group of Friends of Football.

"I think it says everything about the unique power of football to unite the world ... I can only congratulate you, you all on this historic decision. Football truly unites the world! And also the United Nations!" Infantino said.

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