FIFPro action against transfer system

FIFPro filed legal action against FIFA, in the form of a competition law complaint lodged with the Directorate General Competition of the European Commission in Brussels, challenging the global transfer market system governed by FIFA’s regulations as being anti-competitive, unjustified and illegal.

During a special press conference held in Brussels on Friday 18 September, FIFPro President Philippe Piat, Secretary General Theo van Seggelen and Head of Policy Jonas Baer-Hoffmann informed the press about the complaint, the backgrounds, the details and the problems that initiated this action.

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