Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

Football is the most widely played sport in the world, with over 265 million men and women participating in the sport. Injuries in football are unfortunately exceedingly common. They occur more frequently in younger players, with 80% of injuries occurring in players under the age of 24 and 44% of injuries occurring in players under [...]
Referee

Referee

The last official FIFA survey (“Big Count 2006”) revealed that there were approximately 900,000 registered referees and assistant referees worldwide – across all levels of football. Of these, about 90% are male and 10% female. There are currently also around 3,400 registered international referees wearing FIFA badges. This section will provide an overview of the [...]