When athletes step onto the field of play, talk to the press, or publish a text on social media, they enjoy all the human rights protected by international law, including the freedom of speech, a pillar of our democracies.
Footballers have the right to speak – international law stands behind them
Kenny Stamatopoulos: Reporting match-fixing is the right thing to do
Kenny Stamatopoulos, now a goalkeeper coach at AIK, wants to convince players to report any match-fixing approach.
New data shows 'vast' preparation gap for women's players before EURO 2022
The UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 has showcased outstanding performances across the 16 competing national teams, but a new report suggests the talent of many players at the tournament has not been fully exploited because of a fragmentation of opportunities.
"Players have the right to be mothers"
Senior Legal Counsel Alexandra Gomez Bruinewoud was an integral force in defining what is now known as the FIFA Maternity Regulations, and ensuring their inclusion in FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players.