Others Publication, November 2016

2016 FIFPro Global Employment Report

The international football players’ union FIFPro unveils the results from a survey concerning working conditions conducted among close to 14,000 players from 54 countries and 87 leagues in Europe, the Americas and Africa. A separate report exists that covers Asia and Oceania. The results show that for a large part of players, the life as a professional footballer entails irregular pay, uncertain futures and a short career.

Keywords: Elite sport
Open publication
Publisher: FIFPro
Page Count: 274