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De Rossi & Van der Vaart confirmed as assistants in UEFA preliminary draw for 2022 FIFA World Cup!

With the eagerly anticipated UEFA preliminary draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, FIFA Legends Daniele De Rossi and Rafael van der Vaart have been named as assistants ahead of the ceremony, which is due to take place in Zurich on December 7 at 18:00 CET. De Rossi, …

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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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UEFA President & European Parliament President commit to promoting inclusion & safeguarding solidarity in European football!

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin and European Parliament President David Sassoli met by videoconference today and highlighted how European football plays an important role in Europe’s recovery and the achievement of social and societal objectives. They committed UEFA and the European Parliament to work together to promote inclusion and safeguard solidarity …

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UEFA Executive Committee agenda for December meeting!

The UEFA Executive Committee will hold its next videoconference meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 13:00 to 16:00 CET. The main items on the agenda are: Appointment of hosts for the following competitions: – 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals – 2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Final …

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UEFA preliminary draw for 2022 FIFA World Cup: seeded teams confirmed!

As excitement mounts ahead of the UEFA preliminary draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup that is due to take place on December 7 at 18:00 CET as a virtual event in Zurich, Belgium were today confirmed as the top-seeded team in Pot 1 following the publication of the FIFA/Coca-Cola …

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UEFA president’s tribute to Diego Maradona!

Universally acknowledged as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Diego Maradona has passed away. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said: “I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Diego Maradona, one of world football’s greatest and most iconic figures. I was in touch recently to wish him …

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The 2020 UEFA Grassroots Awards: celebrating winners across Europe!

Winners from Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Italy and Poland have been honoured in the 2020 UEFA Grassroots Awards. The awards recognise leaders, clubs and projects throughout Europe for their outstanding commitment and contribution to grassroots football, celebrating some unsung heroes at the bedrock of the game. “Grassroots football is crucial to …

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Georgian academy founder gains UEFA Grassroots Awards leader prize!

UEFA chose to honour Jessy Surmava with its Best Grassroots Leader award for his vision and determination in establishing a football school in Martvili, a small town in Samegrelo province in western Georgia. Surmava began planning his town’s first-ever football school in 2011 with the goal of increasing participation in …

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UEFA Grassroots Awards: Recognition for Copenhagen community club!

Frederiksberg Boldklub, in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, are the 2020 UEFA Grassroots Award winners for Best Grassroots Club. Founded in 1912, FB demonstrate an inclusive approach to the game, running teams for people of all abilities – boys and girls, juniors and seniors. Frederiksberg promote fair play among all …

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UEFA Foundation: 55 children’s projects approved!

On Wednesday, November 18, the UEFA Foundation for Children’s board of trustees, chaired by the UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, met via videoconference to discuss new projects and the institution’s future. The Foundation’s fifth anniversary is an opportunity to review its past activities and reflect on the future. Despite the COVID-19 …

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