The Union of European Football Associations is the administrative and controlling body for European Association football, futsal and beach soccer.
• The current UEFA President is Michel Platini.
• COMPETITIONS International• The main competition for mens national teams is the UEFA European Football Championship, started in 1958, with the first finals in 1960.
• UEFA also runs national competitions at Under-21, Under-19 and Under-17 level s.
• For womens national teams, UEFA operates the UEFA Womens Championship for senior national sides as well as Womens Under-19 and Womens Under-17 Championships.
• Club• Association football.The top-ranked UEFA competition is the UEFA Champions League, which started in the 1992/93 season and gathers the top 1-4 teams of each countrys league (the number of teams depend on that countrys ranking and can be upgraded or downgraded).
This competition was re-structured from a previous one that only gathered the top team of each country (and thus less competitive, held from 1955-1992 and known as the European Champion Clubs Cup or just European Cup).• Now, the name is CHAMPIONS LEAGUE.
• The Intercontinental Cup was jointly organised with CONMEBOL between the Champions League and the Copa Libertadores winners.
• A second competition is the UEFA Europa League. This competition is for national knockout cup winners and high- placed league teams.
• The UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations, first agreed in principle in September 2009 by the Financial Control Panel of football’s governing body in Europe (UEFA), were brought in to prevent professional football clubs spending more than they earn in the pursuit of success and in so doing getting into financial problems which might threaten their long term survival.
• UEFA resolutions• Awards:• UEFA Club Football Awards• UEFA Club Footballer of the Year• UEFA Team of the Year• UEFA Jubilee Awards• UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll• UEFA Euro Teams of the Tournament• Qualifications:• UEFA coefficient• UEFA Fair Play ranking• UEFA stadium categories• Match:• UEFA Celebration Match
• There are 58 football stadium in “Category 4”( this stadium are listed by UEFA).For example: