History of Football – A Game for All
This episode if more about the history of FIFA than anything else, covering its inception 1904. It looks at the rule of Jules Rimet as president from 1921 until 1962 and the reign of Stanley Rous until replaced by Havelange in 1974. How FIFA grows with the aid of big business and the politics that accompany its growth. UEFA get a brief mention, along with poignant moments from the 1990, 1994 and 1998 World Cup Finals. Women’s football being banned in England is touched upon, along with where the game is headed in the future in the eys of FIFA.