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European Leagues, FIFPRO Europe to file joint complaint to European Commission against FIFA regarding international match calendar

Following decisions by their respective executive bodies, European Leagues and FIFPRO Europe will jointly file a formal complaint to the European Commission on competition law grounds against FIFA regarding the international match calendar.

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#ShineALight: Issues that matter to players

Workplace Safety Report: The impact of violence towards footballers in their workplace

The report features the insights of more than two-thirds of the global FIFPRO membership and builds on previous publications focusing on other safety concerns in the workplace as well as research in domestic playing markets by player unions.

Workplace Safety Report

Women's Player Workload Monitoring Platform


FIFPRO, PFA England, Nike & Leeds Beckett University launch project to reduce ACL injuries in women’s football

The partners of 'Project ACL' will work proactively with clubs and players in the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) to better understand their current working environment, identify best practice and provide solutions to support the reduction of ACL injuries.

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Men's Player Workload Monitoring Platform


Eight reasons to join a union

Joining a player union unlocks many benefits for professional footballers. Through the power of the collective via FIFPRO’s 66 member unions, men’s and women’s players around the world are able to stand together with one common voice – supporting each other to push for positive change in their industry.

Reasons To Join A Union

Multiple Job-Holding in Elite Women's Football

This report from FIFPRO, FIFA and Australia's Edith Cowen University details how most top-flight women players are unable to earn enough through football to fully sustain their livelihoods.

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Jan Vertonghen: "My life is football, family and the foundation"

Jan Vertonghen is Belgium’s most capped player, having made over 150 appearances for the Red Devils. The Anderlecht defender, who played for Ajax, Tottenham Hotspur and Benfica, launched the Jan Vertonghen Foundation to enable children in hospitals to play and be creative regardless of their illness.

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World 11: By the players, for the players

Be inspired by these pioneering activists