UN General Assembly Makes May 25 World Football Day


Displaced people play soccer in the background of their refugee camp. World Football Day will be observed May 25 each year. A United Nations General Assembly resolution on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, resulted in this declaration, to allow football fans celebrate the most popular sport in the world. The day marks the 100th anniversary of the first international soccer tournament in history with the representation of all regions which took place on May 25, 1924, during the summer Olympic games held in Paris, the resolution disclosed. The 193-member General Assembly…

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