Aitana Bonmati World 11

Aitana Bonmati: "We don't have the equality we deserve"

Aitana Bonmati’s impact stretches beyond the pitch. When not dictating play in a Barcelona or Spain jersey, the midfield fulcrum uses her platform to raise awareness about issues affecting women’s footballers.

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Aitana Bonmati World 11

World 11: By the players, for the players

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New FIFPRO Asia/Oceania report encourages collaboration between the AFC, clubs and players to unlock value in Asian Champions League

A new report from FIFPRO Asia/Oceania analysing the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) flagship club competition, the AFC Champions League (ACL), has delivered extensive insights into the experiences for players and clubs participating in the competition.

Asian Champions League

2023 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

#ShineALight: Issues that matter to players

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Six Manchester City treble winners make World 11

Not since Barcelona in 2010 – then managed by current Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola – has a club contributed six players to one single FIFA FIFPRO Men's World 11.

World 11 Dias Walker

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Workload Journey Report

The report underlines how the domestic and international calendars in the women’s game remain uneven and fragmented, leaving many players in the countries where football is less developed forced to move abroad to improve, or face the prospect of not having enough matches to reach their potential.

Women's PWM Report WWC 2023
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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.

Reasons To Join A Union

Community Champions: Players making a difference

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Lionel Messi: World 11 through the years

The night of 15 January 2024 marked a new milestone in the never-ending career of Lionel Messi: for the 17th time he was voted by his fellow professional footballers into the FIFA FIFPRO Men's World 11, an unprecedented record. The list of winners puts the feat in context: another giant, Cristiano Ronaldo, has won it 15 times, third on the list is Sergio Ramos with 11, and fourth is Andres Iniesta with nine.

Messi W11 2022

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