September 2019

The 55 most voted players for the 2019 FIFA FIFPRO World 11

Date: 
Monday, 9 September, 2019 - 07:45

 

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands – 05 September 2019 – For the first time since 2009, English clubs have the most players on the list of 55 footballers with most votes for the 2019 FIFA FIFPRO World 11, which is revealed today.

The Spanish Liga Spain was on top during the previous 9 votes, but came up one player short in comparison with the Premier League: 20 versus 21 players.

‘MORE THAN MARGINAL GAINS’: STUDYING BOOSTS ATHLETES

'More than Marginal Gains': How Studying Boosts Athletes
Date: 
Thursday, 12 September, 2019 - 09:30

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has spoken about how studying for a master’s degree in business has made him a better footballer.

Now new research supports his view.

Athletes who study for a second career are more likely to have a more successful sports career, according to research by a professor at Abertay University in Scotland.

FINNISH WOMEN GET EQUAL DEAL WITH GOVERNMENT HELP

Date: 
Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 10:30

Finland is the latest country to strike an equal deal for men’s and women’s national football teams after a government intervention.

Finland’s captain Tinja-Riikka Korpela (photo) and her teammates had been seeking equal compensation and conditions from the football association for months, receiving backing from the men’s national team and their player union JPY.

VAN DIJK AMONG FOUR DEBUTANTS IN MEN’S WORLD 11

Date: 
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019 - 10:45

Virgil van Dijk is one of two Liverpool and one of three Dutch players to appear in the FIFA FIFPRO World 11.

Van Dijk had a stellar season, winning the Champions League with Liverpool and reaching the Nations League final with the Netherlands.

The Dutch defender is joined by teammate Alisson Becker, who helped Brazil clinch the Copa America title.

FIVE AMERICAN PLAYERS IN WOMEN WORLD 11

Date: 
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019 - 10:45

Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe are among 5 players of the United States national team voted in the 2019 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11.

Julie Ertz, Rose Lavelle and Kelley O’Hara are the three other American players who were part of the team that successfully defended its World Cup crown, this summer in France.