Fútbol Más is a finalist in the WFS Industry Awards 2018
More than 120 candidates from 23 countries were nominated in different categories for the WFS Industry Awards 2018 organized by the World Football Summit. The most influential actors of the football industry will meet September 24th and 25th in Madrid where Fútbol Más will be highlighted as one of the finalists in the category “Best Corporate Responsibility Initiative (RSC) in Football” together with Peru Champs-Sporting Cristal and Spirit of Soccer.
Different representatives of football worldwide will participate in this first-level event including president of LaLiga de España, Javier Tebas, legal director of FIFA, Emilio García, goalkeeper for the US women’s team, Hope Solo, and ex-athlete of the Brazilian team and current proprietor of Real Vallaloid, Ronaldo Nazario, who will discuss different topics of the industry like technology, broadcasting, financing and social responsibility, among others, in order to promote the development of the discipline at a global level.
Thanks to social responsibility and compromise with the communities, Fútbol Más was nominated in the “Best Iniciative RSC for Football,” and was among the top three finalist organizations that search to promote the wellbeing of children and teens of different locations and countries, strengthening procceses of resilience, significant links and community cohesion through games and sports.
“As a foundation we hold the conviction that football does not only have a competitve mission, but a social one as well. It is an effective tool to impact social problems. That is what we have done since 2007 in more than eight countries to organize social work as part of the sport, integrating the public and private sectors,” says Víctor Gutiérrez, Executive Director of Fútbol Más.
Among the dfferent categories of the WFS Industry Awards, the “Best Executive of Football” stands out with the nomination of the CEO of the Football Club Juventus, the director general of Real Madrid and the executive director of Manchester City, as well as the “Best Football Stadium” caegory which considers the Wanda Metropolitano del Atlético de Madrid, the Mercedes Benz Stadium of the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL and the United Atlanta FC of MLS, finishing with the CenturyLink Field of the Seattle Sounders of MLS and the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL.
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4 de April de 2019