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Latest FIFPRO workload report launched in Istanbul ahead of UEFA Champions League final

The report, which is entitled Extreme Calendar Congestion: The Adverse Effects On Player Health & Wellbeing, was presented in Istanbul ahead of the UEFA Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan to key stakeholders in the football industry, including high-performance coaches and player union representatives.

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Extreme Calendar Congestion: Adverse Effects on Player Health & Wellbeing

Overlapping competition schedules and elevated individual workload demands in the 2022/23 season are highlighted in a new FIFPRO report that warns of the impact on the health of professional players.

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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.

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Marshall Munetsi: "The more I run, the more we raise for underprivileged children in Zimbabwe"

Marshall Munetsi plays for Stade de Reims. The midfielder donates 10 percent of his earnings to his foundation, which helps provide an education for underprivileged children in Zimbabwe. His club introduced a clause in his contract that would see them donate a further €100 for every kilometre ran by Munetsi during play.

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Player Data: Managing Technology and Innovation

The Charter of Player Data Rights provides a response to the opportunities and challenges caused by new technologies, and is guided by leading legislation on data protection and privacy rights.

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Congested professional football calendar raises mental health concerns for players

The end-of-season report, Extreme Calendar Congestion: The Adverse Effects on Player Health & Wellbeing, was compiled with Football Benchmark. It considers the impact on players after one of the busiest seasons ever because of the mid-season 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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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.


FIFA World Cup 2022: Post-Tournament Review and Player Survey

This latest report combines key data about teams and players with a survey of 64 footballers who played at the FIFA World Cup 2022 to gauge their reaction to the unprecedented mental and physical demands of the current season.

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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.

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