Europe is the birthplace of football. Given the breadth of the continent, to manage the practice of football in Europe, FIFA has set up the UEFA or Union of European Football Associations. It was in 1954 that different European countries agreed to found this association and set up continental football competitions. The best known is the Champions League.
European Leagues and Cups
The football competitions in Europe are subdivided into two categories:
- Professional national and amateur club football organized by the national federations.
- Football leagues and cups of clubs and national teams organized by UEFA
UEFA wide choice of football competition
While each country organizes its own competitions, UEFA manages the countries by organizing different football competitions. Here is a part of it in list form: