javier tebas
LaLiga president Javier Tebas: “CVC deal is not purely financial” 2560 1707 World Football Summit
LaLiga president Javier Tebas: “CVC deal is not purely financial”

LaLiga president Javier Tebas outlined the motivations for the league’s CVC deal at WFS Europe, held at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 

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WFS Europe 2022 to be held in Seville, in partnership with the local government

World Football Summit – the global football industry platform – has announced that its flagship WFS Europe event is moving to Seville.

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Miguel Angel Gil
Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil: “It won’t be the Super League, but there will be change in football” 2560 1707 World Football Summit
Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil: “It won’t be the Super League, but there will be change in football”

Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil says the LaLiga champions abandoned the European Super League project as he felt it “betrayed” fans.

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Maheta Malongo
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PFA CEO Maheta Molango: “The football industry is at a crossroads”

PFA CEO Maheta Molango believes footballers are finally finding their voice and are ready to play a central role in the sport’s reform.

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Khalida Popal: Footballer and activist
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Former Afghanistan captain Khalida Popal refuses to be silenced in fight to free women from Taliban rule

Ahead of her appearance at WFS Europe, former Afghanistan women’s national team captain Khalida Popal tells her remarkable story.

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WFS Europe Spotlight
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WFS EUROPE SPOTLIGHT: Brands, clubs, leagues and federations

With the fifth edition of WFS Europe fast approaching, we shine a spotlight on the many football clubs, federations and brands who will be attending this year’s event.

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Aleksander Ceferin is the 2021 winner of the WFS Award for Best Executive.
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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin named WFS Awards best executive after Super League challenge and Euro 2020 success

Aleksander Ceferin has been awarded for his leadership in combating the European Super League and delivering a hugely successful Euro 2020.

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WFS is coming to the Americas to celebrate 100 years of FEDEFUTBOL 1920 1080 World Football Summit
WFS is coming to the Americas to celebrate 100 years of FEDEFUTBOL

WFS has partnered with FEDEFUTBOL to deliver Congreso de Fútbol de las Americas, an industry event to unite American football.

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Arianna Criscione: “90% of people only pay lip service to women’s football” 1920 1080 World Football Summit
Arianna Criscione: “90% of people only pay lip service to women’s football”

Speaking exclusively to World Football Summit ahead of her appearance at WFS Europe at the Wanda Metropolitano from 22-23 September, Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper and N3XT…

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WFS Spotlight: Conference Concept
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WFS EUROPE SPOTLIGHT: The Conference Concept

With the fifth edition of WFS Europe fast approaching, we shine a spotlight on our Conference Concept driving this year’s content.

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The WFS Awards winners will be announced on 9 September.
WFS Awards finalists make it one of the most global editions yet 2560 1707 World Football Summit
WFS Awards finalists make it one of the most global editions yet

After pouring over this year’s WFS Awards nominees, WFS’ industry-leading team of judges have selected the 2021 finalists.

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Nagami's WFS Award
Leading design brand Nagami to make WFS Awards from recycled plastic 2560 1920 World Football Summit
Leading design brand Nagami to make WFS Awards from recycled plastic

Innovative design brand Nagami have created this year’s stunning WFS Awards, which are made entirely out of recycled plastic.

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World Football Summit and Facebook partner to honour England international Marcus Rashford 2560 1707 World Football Summit
World Football Summit and Facebook partner to honour England international Marcus Rashford

The newly created Marcus Rashford Award has been created to reaffirm the legacy of Marcus Rashford MBE’s child food poverty campaigning.

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WFS EUROPE SPOTLIGHT: Meet the Expo Area exhibitors

With the fifth edition of WFS Europe fast approaching, we shine a spotlight on the Expo Area of this year’s event.

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7egend, Footlab and the changing face of football entertainment 2560 1440 World Football Summit
7egend, Footlab and the changing face of football entertainment

World Football Summit picks the brains of 7egend about its Footlab product being rolled out around the world.

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Meet our WFS Europe Partners
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WFS EUROPE SPOTLIGHT: Meet the partners

With the fifth edition of WFS Europe fast approaching, we shine a spotlight on our partners that are helping us deliver this year’s event.

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WFS EUROPE: Meet the speakers
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WFS EUROPE SPOTLIGHT: Meet the speakers

With the fifth edition of WFS Europe approaching, we shine a spotlight on some of the stellar names appearing at this year’s event.

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Meet the WFS Awards jury
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From CEOs to Directors: Meet the WFS Awards jury members

WFS Awards applications are coming thick and fast before our 1 August deadline. Here, we meet the jury pouring over the nominees.

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How the European Super League’s rise and fall is an example of football’s Perfect Storm

In a guest column, John Grisby outlines how the European Super League’s rapid birth and demise personified football’s Perfect Storm.

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Sports leadership is set for a shakeup.
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John Grisby on sports leadership and the football industry’s Perfect Storm 4.0

Do you want to stand out as a sports leader in 2021? Do you know what Perfect Storm 4.0 means for the football industry and…

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WFS Europe will take place at the Wanda Matropolitano
Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano the new home of WFS Europe 1920 1080 World Football Summit
Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano the new home of WFS Europe

World Football Summit is proud to announce that WFS Europe has found a new home at LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano.

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Wilfried Zaha has taken a stand against taking the knee.
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Racism in football: Analysing the impact of player protests and social media

Darryl Rigby looks at rising racism in football, the role played by social media and whether players taking the knee has had an impact.

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WFS Europe is back!
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WFS Europe returning to Madrid with first ever hybrid event

#WFS21 will deliver the first hybrid event in the company’s history from 22-23 September this year.

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Football has already seen an impact on transfers due to new post-Brexit rules.
The impact of Brexit on football transfers in the UK, Europe and beyond 2560 1707 World Football Summit
The impact of Brexit on football transfers in the UK, Europe and beyond

Darryl Rigby from the UK’s Immigration Advice service outlines the impact Brexit is having on football transfers.

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Gender equality series kicks-off with calls for greater parity in sport 2560 1440 World Football Summit
Gender equality series kicks-off with calls for greater parity in sport

#WFSTalksEquality got underway on International Women’s Day with industry leaders joining our challenge for greater gender equality in sport.

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New series to challenge football’s commitment to equality 2560 1440 World Football Summit
New series to challenge football’s commitment to equality

To coincide with International Women’s Day, we are launching a new series of webinars, titled; Equality at stake – Adding talent to the game.

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WFS and Common Goal are long-term partners
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“The football industry has the opportunity to change the world for the better”

WFS Live funds are fighting coronavirus through Common Goal with the aim of empowering the football industry to “change the world for the better”.

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Player Lens' Lee Hemmings
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Player Lens co-founder on how football’s LinkedIn is disrupting the transfer market

In the first of our WFS Talks series, Player Lens founder Lee Hemmings discusses how ‘football’s LinkedIn’ is disrupting the transfer market.

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WFS Talks
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WFS Talks: The new interview series sharing football industry insider insight

WFS launches WFS Talks, an interview series that will see the brightest minds in the business share insider insight on the industry.

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An open letter to the WFS community and entire football industry 2048 1152 World Football Summit
An open letter to the WFS community and entire football industry

World Football Summit co-founder and director Jan Alessie pens an open letter to the WFS community and football industry as a whole.

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