Labour law in the framework of Football: some outstanding figures in national regulations

Labour law in the framework of Football: some outstanding figures in national regulations

Introduction

We all know that the football market is a global market. We have regulations created by FIFA to rule the basic issues related to labour relationships and the transfer of the professional football players around the world. However, each country has its specific national regulations and even though there are some similarities among them we are in a very diverse world in relation to the mentioned rules.

A comparative analysis is impossible to be done in one article. Very good books have been recently published in this matter. The scope of our work is only to describe, in general terms, a few interesting legal mechanisms that we found among national regulations. It will only be a description - we are not experts in national regulations, and we may be in danger if we try to go deep in those waters. We know that we may be unfair with the issues chosen since each of the national legislations has interesting legal institutions, but due to the length of...

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