The Football Association of Greenland is not a member of FIFA or any of its confederations, but is a member of the International Football Union, secondary governing body of association football for nations and sub-national countries that are not FIFA members. Although the Faroe Islands, another dependency of Denmark, is a member of FIFA and UEFA, Greenland is considered part of Denmark for the purposes of international football.
One of the biggest moments in the island's footballing history came in 2001 when the national team played a landmark fixture against Tibet in Denmark, the game went ahead despite great pressure by the Chinese Government and FIFA to have it called off.
The Coca Cola GM is the top football division in Greenland. First played in 1958 it has been organized by the Football Association of Greenland since 1971. The most successful club is Nagdlunguaq-48 who have won the competition on ten occasions.