FIFPro Division Americas consists of nine member associations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and the USA. The division has one candidate member, Costa Rica. Rinaldo Martorelli is president of the board of Division America, the other members of the board are Carlos Soto, Rinaldo Martorelli, Fernando Revilla, Carlos Gonzalez Puche and David Paniagua.
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News from Division Americas
Friday 06 December 2013
FIFA heat policy insufficient
FIFPro expects FIFA to take more appropriate and effective measures to guarantee the health and safety of the professional footballers who are participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Argentina's footballers: 'No money, no matches'
Argentina’s footballers have decided not to begin any of the professional championships unless the payment of salaries is guaranteed by 4 January 2014. Some players have not been paid for seven months.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Legal Conference America: collaborate and improve
‘All professional footballers’ associations need to help each other improve’. That was the main conclusion of the first Legal Network Conference of FIFPro Division America on ‘Contracts of Football Players in South America’.
Monday 25 November 2013
FIFPro welcomes change to World Cup time schedule
FIFPro welcomes the words by FIFA President Blatter that FIFA is to rethink the midday starts during the 2014 World Cup. FIFPro appreciates that the FIFA Executive Committee is to re-open this discussion.
Friday 22 November 2013
FIFPro mourns death of Michael Weiner
FIFPro wants to pay its respects to Michael Weiner, Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players’ Association, who passed away on Thursday, November 21st.
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