What you should know
FIFPRO is the global representation of player unions around the world
We work closely with each of our 66 members to protect the right of player representation in the football industry. We devise agreements with FIFA to ensure that our collective goals are realised.
We are proud of the progress thus far
However, there are still many parts of the world in which the fundamental right to peaceful assembly cannot not exercised.
National player unions can face challenges to exercising their rights
In some countries, workers do not have the freedom to band together as a union, which alienates players from the decision-making processes that define their working environment. Where national player unions do exist, they can also face challenges to exercising their rights, too.