At yesterday’s General Assembly of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, Peter Peters, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Christian Seifert were elected as “DFL Ehrenangehörige” (Honorary Members). A proposal to this effect by the DFL Executive Committee was approved by the representatives of the 36 clubs of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 by acclamation. …Read More »
DFL’s Christian Seifert on resolution by the Germany’s federal & state governments!
Regarding the resolution following yesterday’s conference of the German Chancellor and the heads of the German state governments on subjects including large events, Christian Seifert, Speaker of the Executive Committee of the DFL and DFL CEO, made the following statement: “The DFL is aware of the current COVID-19 situation, which …Read More »
DFL CEO Christian Seifert congratulates Robert Lewandowski & Manuel Neuer!
During this year’s “The Best FIFA Football Awards”, a duo from FC Bayern München were honoured. On Thursday evening, striker Robert Lewandowski was announced as “The Best FIFA Men’s Player” and Manuel Neuer as “The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper”. The CEO of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, Christian Seifert, said: …Read More »
German Football wins big at 2020 WFS Industry Awards!
The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) is the big winner of the 2020 WFS Industry Awards, presented annually by World Football Summit to acknowledge and reward the achievements of executives, managers, sponsors, agencies, media, NGOs and other professionals whose talent, passion and dedication help make football the world’s most popular sport. …Read More »
CEO Christian Seifert set to leave DFL in June 2022!
The hugely successful of the CEO of the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DF) Christian Seifert is set to leave the DFL in June 2022. The personal statement by DFL CEO Christian Seifert “These are demanding times – and they call for clarity and reliability. That applies both to DFL as a …Read More »
DFL CEO Christian Seifert congratulates Bayern Munich on winning the UEFA Champions League!
After succeeding in the Bundesliga and in the DFB German Cup, FC Bayern München has also won the UEFA Champions League and thus made the “treble” perfect. FC Bayern won the final against Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday with an 1:0 victory. DFL CEO Christian Seifert congratulated by saying, “Hansi Flick …Read More »
DFL’s Christian Seifert: There must be no place for any kind of hate!
The Bundesliga game between TSG Hoffenheim and FC Bayern Munich on Saturday, February 29 was interrupted several times after defamation from the FC Bayern fan block against Dietmar Hopp. The two teams then reacted to the incident by only passing the ball in a friendly manner until the final whistle, …Read More »
FIFA & World Leagues Forum sign cooperation agreement!
FIFA and the World Leagues Forum, the body representing the professional football leagues at worldwide level, have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on the development of professional football. The agreement was signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and World Leagues Forum chairman Christian Seifert (also the CEO of …Read More »
DFL CEO Christian Seifert new Chairman of World Leagues Forum!
The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga (Bundesliga) CEO Christian Seifert is the new Chairman of the World Leagues Forum (WLF). He was appointed on Friday at the Annual Meeting of the WLF in Mexico City, with league representatives from 40 countries taking part. Seifert succeeds Richard Scudamore, Executive Chairman of the …Read More »
DFL (Bundesliga) CEO Christian Seifert’s contract renewed until 2022!
DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH is entering the future with Christian Seifert at the helm to continue the successful development of German professional football in the years ahead. The supervisory board of the DFL has come to an agreement with Seifert, who has held the position of CEO since 2005, …Read More »