Almost 90% of footballers defend the reduction in the number of games per season | international soccer

A study launched by FIFPRO, the international footballers’ union, concluded that 87% of professional players are in favor of limiting the number of games per season, to protect themselves from possible injuries and negative mental impacts. “We are athletes, not machines,” they warn. The survey, which involved 1,055 players and 92 performance specialists (including doctors, … Read more

Jake Daniels is the first English professional footballer to come out as gay | UK

Jake Daniels, a 17-year-old footballer who plays for Blackpool in the English League II (Championship), is the first active British professional player to publicly admit his homosexuality. The player did so through a statement released on Monday. “This season has been fantastic for me. I played my first professional game, scored 30 goals in the … Read more