Football

Representatives from FIFPRO, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) came together for a cross-sport discussion highlighting online abuse targeted at professional athletes....
06/06/2022
When a football club releases its young players, it turns out the light on a childhood dream. At the training ground, life goes on, new recruits arrive, and everyone prepares for the next game. For the youngsters who sacrificed years of schooling...
10/05/2022
Marco Carducci was diagnosed with testicular cancer in February 2022
The Cavalry FC goalkeeper was operated on the very next day, and has made a full recovery in time for the season ahead
The...
15/04/2022
A further 140 players are due to be compensated from the FIFA Fund for Football Players following a decision taken by the FIFA-FIFPRO Steering Committee in line with the programme’s protocol. Created in 2020 to provide financial assistance to...
11/04/2022
Souleman Gamanba, aged 34, a Missile FC player in Libreville, has unintentionally become one of the leading figures in the protest movement which has driven several dozen Gabonese players to “camp” in front of the Ministry of Sport for...
11/04/2022
  Es la primera vez que se tiene este tipo de apoyo para definir sus derechos y deberes en la eliminatoria, así como los premios en caso de una clasificación. Por primera vez en la historia, la Asociación de Jugadores Profesionales de Costa Rica (...
07/04/2022
Pablo Burtovoy, a former goalkeeper, spent his 21 years as a professional footballer in Latin American clubs, playing in countries like Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru He’s now the Director...
07/04/2022
On this fifth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, FIFPRO strongly disagrees with the Bureau of the FIFA Council’s decision, which fails to protect the players or provide clear leadership for our sport by imposing the lightest of sanctions...
01/03/2022
Sadio Mane has told ESPN FC that he backs FIFA's decision to restage Senegal's World Cup qualifier against South Africa after the referee in charge of the game was found guilty of match-fixing during last November's fixture in Polokwane.   FIFA...
22/09/2017
FIFPro welcomes the official launch of the first South Korean football player association.   The association was unveiled at the world player body’s Asian congress in Seoul, which was attended by Theo van Seggelen, FIFPro’s general secretary, and...
15/06/2017
FIFA, regional confederations and national associations have failed to establish balanced and adequate standards of governance. This situation is a result of the monopolistic management of sport organisations which avoid proper oversight by...
05/02/2016