To mark International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the footballers who #ChooseToChallenge.
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.
Wales top international scorer Helen Ward considered retiring during the Covid-19 lockdown in England, as she was struggling to combine her life as a professional footballer with home schooling her two children.
FIFPRO pays tribute to the strength and courage of players who secured lifetime ban of federation president
FIFPRO welcomes FIFA’s decision to sanction Yves Jean-Bart, President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF), having found him guilty of sexual harassment and abuse of female players, including minors. Mr Jean-Bart has been banned for life from all football-related activities at both national and international level and has been issued a CHF 1,000,000 fine.
I have such a deep connection to Wales. It’s the country that I am from, that I have a strong passion for. It’s part of who I am.
"My name is Anton Olsson. I am a professional football player and I have mental health problems."
Football players strongly prefer playing on natural grass instead of artificial pitches.
Liverpool and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk says the match calendar is getting "busier and busier" for players. FIFPRO today released FIFA World Cup 2022: Post Tournament Review & Player Survey, a report analysing the increased workload of footballers who participated at the tournament.
Line Roddik Hansen, who spent 15 years playing for Denmark, retired ahead of having her first child last year. The former Olympique Lyon, Barcelona and Ajax defender says football can learn from handball with regards to players returning after maternity.
As well as his success as a player, Paz has managed to obtain two university degrees: electrical engineering and public accountancy. He is doing a third university course – a master’s degree in sports administration.
Members of the new FIFPRO Global Player Council have told how they want to amplify the voice of professional footballers. Anita Asante, Gabriela Garton, Vincent Kompany and Jodie Taylor spoke as the council was launched publicly in Brussels. The Global Player Council (GPC) will have an international focus, reinforcing the work of FIFPRO and its 65 affiliated national player associations.