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Football Language: UEFA

The Union of European Football Associations or UEFA is the governing body or organisation for football in the 55 European nations. It organises the mens’ and womens’ UEFA Champions League and the Europa League for club sides and also the European Championship and Nations League for international sides, as well as a host of under-age tournaments for both men and women. The organisation is based in Switzerland and is currently led by Slovenia’s Aleksander Čeferin who was elected President in 2016.

Example:  UEFA was founded in 1954 with 31 nations involved (

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