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Football Today

Apr 5, 2021

In November of 2017 at the FIFA Executive Football Summit in Istanbul, President Gianni Infantino declared his intention to reform the practices of football agents.

Now almost 4 years later and there is a proposed regulation to do just that. But high-profile agents won’t go down without a fight and recently they’ve been speaking out. It appears agents and FIFA are on a collision course destined to end up in court.

Today we analyze the conflict and ask, why are football agents at war with FIFA?


Daniel Geey (@FootballLaw) is a leading sports lawyer for Sheridan and the author of Done Deal: An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business.

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The music for this episode was provided under the Creative Commons license by Blue Dot Sessions.

‘Haena’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Slow Dial’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Vik Fence Haflak’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Gaddy’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Lupi’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Peacetime’ by Blue Dot Sessions

Clips Used: Goal, ITV