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Eintracht Frankfurt welcomes UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin!

In the context of the UEFA Europa League semifinal, the UEFA President together with his top management visit Eintracht Frankfurt. With the previous matches highlighting the absolutely dedicated supporters following the team throughout Europe, the visit is both an expression of respect for such commitment of the fans as well …

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Shared CONMEBOL/UEFA office opened in London!

CONMEBOL President Alejandro Domínguez and UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin today opened a shared CONMEBOL/UEFA office in London, which will represent the sister confederations in common projects, including competitions, across various areas. The creation of a shared office follows on from the strategic cooperation agreement signed by CONMEBOL and UEFA on …

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Danish medics & national team captain Simon Kjær receive 2021 UEFA President’s award!

The medical team and Denmark captain Simon Kjær, whose quick reactions and expertise saved the life of footballer Christian Eriksen at EURO 2020, formally accepted the 2021 UEFA President’s award in Istanbul on Thursday, August 26. “I have deep respect for these gentlemen,” said UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin, as he …

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UEFA President meets with fan groups and Football Supporters Europe!

The UEFA President, Aleksander Čeferin yesterday met with Football Supporters Europe (FSE) and supporters’ associations from England and Spain including club supporters’ groups from both countries. The meeting launched a new drive by UEFA to engage more formally with fan’s groups and discuss issues of importance to them. It is …

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UEFA president Ceferin makes neighbourhood call on the House of Basketball!

UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin and Andreas Zagklis, Secretary General of the Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) showed that their sports share more than a common home when they met at the ‘House of Basketball’ in Switzerland last week. “UEFA and FIBA share common values, based on solidarity and open competitions,” …

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UEFA president Ceferin: Learning lessons from a year like no other!

Writing in UEFA Direct, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin highlights the lessons learned by UEFA and European football during an extraordinary 12 months – and emphasises that teamwork, unity and solidarity can help the football community overcome any obstacle. Few events underline the rich diversity in culture across our continent than …

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UEFA & European Commission Presidents discuss climate action cooperation & vaccination awareness!

In a virtual meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin on Thursday, December 3 committed UEFA’s full support to the European Green Deal, and underlined that European football stands alongside the European Commission on climate action. UEFA will join the European Climate Pact, …

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Aleksander Ceferin; UEFA fully committed to helping women’s football bounce back!

Speaking after Olympique Lyonnais’ victory in the 2019/20 UEFA Women’s Champions League final, president Aleksander Ceferin has underlined the determination of European football’s governing body to put women’s football back on the front foot. Despite the huge and rapid strides made by the women’s game in recent seasons, the COVID-19 …

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UEFA President hosts IOC President at their HQ!

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin met IOC President Thomas Bach at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland to discuss matters of common interest for the world of sport, a few months before the start of the pan-European UEFA EURO 2020 and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Discussions centred …

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Statement on racism by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin!

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin underlines the commitment of European football’s governing body to tackle racism. There were times, not long ago, when the football family thought that the scourge of racism was a distant memory. The last couple of years have taught us that such thinking was, at best, complacent. …

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