Maya Yoshida Masato Kudo

Maya Yoshida: "The auction for Masato Kudo shows our solidarity with all players"

Global Player Council member and Japan captain Maya Yoshida is president of the Japanese players association JPFA. The Schalke 04 defender is organising an auction to support the family of the late Masato Kudo, the Tegevajaro Miyazaki player who tragically passed away in October 2022 at the age of 32.

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Global Player Council: A platform for players

Maternity and Parental Provision Player story

Sara Bjork Gunnarsdottir’s maternity case shows all players need protection – even those at high-profile clubs

Icelandic midfielder Sara Bjork Gunnarsdottir became the first player to win a claim against a club through the FIFA Maternity Regulations. FIFPRO provided legal support to Bjork Gunnarsdottir, from explaining her rights to representing her before the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber.

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Player Data: Managing Technology And Innovation

Players, football industry stakeholders and interested third-parties have common key interests in utilising state-of-the-art science and cutting-edge technology to drive player performance.

Player Data Managing Technology And Innovation

#ShineALight: Issues that matter to players

FIFPRO PWM Flash Report 2022: A Calendar That Respects Players' Health

This edition of the FIFPRO PWM Flash Report focuses on the findings of two recent surveys - FIFPRO Global Player Survey and the FIFPRO High-Performance Coach survey.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: The Player Workload Journey

The FIFPRO PWM Men’s Football Flash Report 2022 provides a snapshot of the unprecedented workload demands placed upon the game’s leading players.

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