COVID-19 - Interview with Jérôme Perlemuter, General Secretary at World Leagues Forum

COVID-19 - Interview with Jérôme Perlemuter, General Secretary at World Leagues Forum

Jérôme Perlemuter 

General Secretary, World Leagues Forum 

Zurich – Switzerland 

As national situations are very diverse, the resumption of football championships reflects a significant heterogeneity throughout the world. However, does WLF have a single position on this particular issue of the resumption of the leagues? What are the key principles that should guide the resumption of competitions?

Throughout history, pandemics have yielded conditions that have varied significantly between their affected continents and even from one country to another. During the 14th century, the bubonic plague struck continents, one after the other, at different rates. The same pattern was followed by cholera in the 19th century and again with the Spanish flu after the Second World War. But COVID-19 is spreading faster than its predecessors and is also producing a variety of resulting conditions around the world that are further impacted by factors such as stark variations...

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