The status of the professional football players: a historic agreement in Europe

19th June 2012



Benjamin Dusaussoy

Journalist in Brussels, specialist institutional issues



Reflection proposed as a part of the work on social dialogue in sport


The different social partners of the professional football sector – FIFPro (players’ union), EPFL (European Professional Football Leagues), ECA (European Club Association) and UEFA (governing body of European football) – reached an historic agreement in Brussels on April 19th.


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