The report exposes a significant threat to the mental health and well-being of today’s top athletes. It raises important questions about their workplace and what can be done to ensure they enjoy adequate protection as workers.
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.
Decoding Online Abuse of Players 2022
2022 Player and High Performance Coach Surveys
This edition of the FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring flash report focuses on the findings of two recent surveys: the FIFPRO Global Player Survey and the FIFPRO High-Performance Coach Survey.
2021 Women's Player Workload Monitoring Report
This report shows a lack of competitive matches and uneven scheduling are affecting most professional women’s footballers, and limiting the potential development of the women’s game.
Pathway to Maternity Regulations for Professional Footballers
FIFPRO Senior Legal Counsel Alexandra Gomez Bruinewoud initiated the discussions with FIFA and other stakeholders, and fought hard to optimise these protective regulations, to enable women to combine being a parent with their football career.
What Equal Playing Field? Players' Perspectives on Discrimination in Football
The authentic and raw views of professional footballers about the personal impact of discrimination on their lives feature in this FIFPRO report, which pledges and seeks more urgency in supporting them.
2021 Men's Player Workload Monitoring Report
The report proposes new ways to reduce this overload for players as well as issuing warnings on energy-sapping travel and shrinking off-season breaks.
2021 Abuse in Football: Lessons Learned & Calls For Action
This report summarises FIFPRO's analysis of the conditions that allow sexual misconduct, harassment, and abuse to continue, shares some of our learnings, and reaffirms our commitment to stand with players to fight for their safety and wellbeing.
Mind the Gap: Enhancement of Competencies of Professional Players
Some 67 percent of professional footballers are not sure what they will do when they stop playing, according to a FIFPRO survey.
Mind The Gap: Research Report Two
FIFPRO's 2020 Mind the Gap proposes a framework for unions to train so-called Player Development Managers (PDMs) to provide support to athletes.
Mind The Gap: Research Report One
FIFPRO's 2019 Mind the Gap outlines the most relevant literature related to professional players and the support provided to them, the role of the PDM as well as some good practices in the area.
2021 Shaping Our Future: Industry Development & Governance Standards
FIFPRO’s 2021 Shaping Our Future report examines global revenue streams and the working conditions of players, with a view to achieving a more stable and robust game.
2021 Flash Report: Player Workload & Recovery During Emergency Calendar
This report provides a scientific mid-season analysis on player workload and match scheduling, covering a representative group of 265 male footballers from 43 domestic leagues across six confederations and including club and national team matches.