FIFPRO spoke with Chris Higgins who, alongside his playing career, is also working at PFA Scotland as player development manager.
The evidence-based information generated by FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring aims to contribute to the design of integrated and more balanced competition calendars that protect the health and performance of players.
FIFPRO is launching a Global Player Council to strengthen the role of professional footballers in shaping their industry at an international level.
Following the increasing importance of new technologies in football to collect possibly large amounts of data related to the performance and well-being of football players, FIFA and FIFPRO have agreed to identify and develop standards and best practices for the collection, protection and use of personal player-performance data based on the GDPR and Swiss Law.
The use of volumetric player data and artificial intelligence in the football industry requires the direct agreement of players and collective safeguards
Diana Matheson and Marcel de Jong are the two newest members of the FIFPRO Global Player Council.
Lucy Bronze’s consistency at the top can be captured by the fact she has been voted into the FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11 by her fellow professionals six times in the last seven years. It is a feat that few elite women’s footballers have achieved: USA’s Alex Morgan also has six appearances in the global team of the year, while French defender Wendie Renard is the only player who can boast more (7).
Kuala Lumpur City player-coach and former Malaysia striker Safee Sali recently launched NFTs to remember the country’s 2010 AFF Championship success.
France skipper Wendie Renard, who has been named in every FIFA FIFPRO Women's World 11 since 2015, talks about consistency at the top and the importance of player unions.
Preparing players for life after football is a priority for Danish player association Spillerforeningen. At the heart of their programme is Rasmus Haagensen, who set up a dedicated player development unit over 10 years ago.