- FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) is a non-profit organization that describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer. It is the highest governing body of association football.
- The UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) is the administrative body for football, futsal and beach soccer in Europe. It is one of six continental confederations of world football’s governing body FIFA. UEFA consists of 55 national association members.
- MLS (Major League Soccer) is a men’s professional soccer league sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation