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28 May 2021
World football governing body, FIFA, has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with global footballers’ union, FIFPRO, to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers
15 Apr 2021
Trials using permanent concussion substitutes in English football have sometimes "fallen short of their objective" and "jeopardised player health", putting unfair pressure on the medical staff, the global players' union FIFPRO and England's Professional Footballers' Association have said.
20 May 2020
The head of global players' union FIFPro has given his backing to footballers who do no want to return to training because of coronavirus fears and cautioned that it would be "inhumane and unacceptable" if they were to be punished for taking such a stance.
20 Apr 2020
Increasing numbers of professional footballers are struggling with anxiety and depression having been forced out of action with the sport suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by global players' union FIFPro released on Monday.
21 Dec 2019
President of the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF), Tijani Babangida on Thursday visited the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPRO) headquarters in Amsterdam, Holland.
29 Dec 2018
UEFA and FIFPro have condemned the “unacceptable” racist chants directed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly at Inter on Wednesday and criticised a failure to follow the recognised protocol for dealing with such incidents. The three-step process dictates that, in the first instance, the referee should stop the game and request that an announcement be made…
10 Sep 2018
Football's governing body FIFA alongside, the worldwide players' union FIFPro have revealed a 55-man shortlist for the FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2018. The list which features two players from Africa, will be whittled down to a list of 11 players voted by almost 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries. According to the rules,…
9 Jun 2018
Professional footballers' union FIFPro on Friday called for longer recovery times for top players between matches and when taking long-haul flights, saying current schedules failed...
24 Aug 2017
"The world record transfer of Brazilian Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain is the latest example of how football is ever more the domain of a select group of rich, mostly European-based clubs."

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