Pablo Burtovoy: "Developing the mind is an essential part of becoming a better footballer"
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.
Alexia Putellas: "It's important to improve conditions for women’s players"
Alexia Putellas returned to play for Barcelona after recovering from an ACL injury sustained in July 2022. The FIFA FIFPRO Women's World 11 winner spoke to FIFPRO about her return and the importance of improving conditions for women's players.
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New data reveals workload and travel demands of elite women’s players
The data can be accessed via FIFPRO and Football Benchmark’s Player Workload Monitoring, a digital platform tracking the health and workload status of professional footballers around the world.
Mapi Leon: "The most difficult thing to change is certain people’s minds"
The Barcelona defender reflects on the growth of women's football, the challenge of breaking down barriers, and being voted into the FIFA FIFPRO Women's World 11 for the first time.
Christiane Endler: "Women's football has united players from different countries in the same fight"
Chile and Lyon goalkeeper Christiane Endler talks to FIFPRO about the importance of player unions, collective action on professionalisation of the Women’s World Cup, being voted into the World 11 for a third successive time, and more.