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Fifa, FIFPro form $16m ‘safety net’ for unpaid players

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Fifa has joined forces with FIFPro, the global union for footballers, to launch a $16m (€14.7m) fund designed to provide an “important safety net” for players who fall victim to clubs defaulting on their wages.

The Fifa Fund for Football Players (Fifa FFP) was unveiled today (Tuesday) and aims to provide financial support to players who have not been paid and have no chance of duly receiving the wages agreed with their clubs.

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