FIFA and FIFPRO to provide financial support to professional footballers

FIFA and FIFPRO to provide financial support to professional footballers
On 11 February 2020, the world football’s governing body and the world players’ union announced the launch of a global fund, the Player Protection Fund, aimed at protecting players from the non-payment of their salaries.

FIFA and FIFPRO agreed on setting up a USD 16 million fund (approx. EUR 14,6 million) to offer income support to players who have not been paid and whose outstanding wages will not be paid as they have no chance to duly receive the...

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