Common Goal's Jürgen Griesbeck: "Now is the moment to shape the future we want for football"

October 15, 2020

WFS talks to Common Goal co-founder Jürgen Griesbeck as we prepare to turn discussion into action at WFS Live.

WFS Industry Awards
WFS Industry Awards attract 77 candidates from 29 countries 2560 1440 WFS Live
WFS Industry Awards attract 77 candidates from 29 countries

The deadline for 2020 WFS Industry Awards applications shut on 18 October, with candidates put forward from all over the world.

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Jordan Gardner: “American soccer needs major improvement to catch Europe” 960 580 WFS Live
Jordan Gardner: “American soccer needs major improvement to catch Europe”

FC Helsingor owner – and WFS Live speaker – Jordan Gardner discusses his vision for the football industry.

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Johan Cruyff Institute x WFS renew long-term Academic Partnership 1269 713 WFS Live
Johan Cruyff Institute x WFS renew long-term Academic Partnership

World Football Summit is delighted to announce that Johan Cruyff Institute have renewed as Academic Partners of WFS Live from November 23-27.

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WFS Live completes first five stellar new signings for second edition 1800 1013 WFS Live
WFS Live completes first five stellar new signings for second edition

The transfer window may have closed, but that hasn’t stopped WFS from dipping into the market to make five big name signings for WFS Live.

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LaLiga x WFS partnership extends into fifth year 1266 710 WFS Live
LaLiga x WFS partnership extends into fifth year

World Football Summit and LaLiga are celebrating a fifth-year of partnership, with the Spanish top-flight renewing as WFS Live Global Partners.

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WFS and Common Goal team up to turn discussion into action at WFS Live 1200 675 WFS Live
WFS and Common Goal team up to turn discussion into action at WFS Live

World Football Summit and Common Goal are moving a step forward in their commitment to promote football’s contribution to social change.

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Industry Awards 2020TW
WFS Industry Awards now open to applications until 18 October 2333 1313 WFS Live
WFS Industry Awards now open to applications until 18 October

This year’s WFS Industry Awards are now open to applications and will take place virtually at WFS Live on Friday, 27 November.

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WFS Live tickets go on sale with very special promotion 2333 1313 WFS Live
WFS Live tickets go on sale with very special promotion

Tickets to the second edition of WFS Live are now on sale.

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WFS Live returns in November, to build football’s roadmap for the future 2560 1440 WFS Live
WFS Live returns in November, to build football’s roadmap for the future

After the success of its inaugural edition, WFS Live returns from November 23-27.

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WFS Live proceeds donated to Common Goal and Fundação Fenômenos coronavirus efforts

World Football Summit and Octagon Brasil have contributed to their respective ongoing efforts fighting coronavirus around the world.

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And the finalists for the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are… 2048 1021 WFS Live
And the finalists for the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are…

The eight startups that will take part in the final stage of the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC come from seven countries and three different continents.

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WFS Live was the largest football industry event of the year 6250 2083 WFS Live
WFS Live was the largest football industry event of the year

The first-ever WFS Live brought together 158 speakers and 3,407 attendees from 120 countries.

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Day 5 highlights: Drogba, Carney, Collina, Infantino, Ronaldo, and more 1236 566 WFS Live
Day 5 highlights: Drogba, Carney, Collina, Infantino, Ronaldo, and more

Day 5 of WFS Live was packed with action and relevant discussions. African leaders such as CAF General Secretary Abdelmounaim Bah or football legend Didier…

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Gianni Infantino: “It’s time to speak about the international calendar, nobody is happy with it” 1242 570 WFS Live
Gianni Infantino: “It’s time to speak about the international calendar, nobody is happy with it”

FIFA President said he is keen to engage in dialogue with clubs and federations over the future of football’s calendar during our closing session.

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Day 4 highlights: Simon Oliveira, Al Guido, Joe de Sena, the WFS StartCup and more 1097 521 WFS Live
Day 4 highlights: Simon Oliveira, Al Guido, Joe de Sena, the WFS StartCup and more

Day 4 saw leading social media experts discussed why athletes are becoming powerful influencers and why this trend is only just starting.

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This is a time for the sports industry to be bold, experts urge 1240 580 WFS Live
This is a time for the sports industry to be bold, experts urge

Covid-19 can open up opportunities for the sports industry in terms of implementing changes that directors wouldn’t dare consider in normal circumstances.

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Day 3 highlights: Ronaldo, Mata, Popal, Verón and more 1242 565 WFS Live
Day 3 highlights: Ronaldo, Mata, Popal, Verón and more

Day 3 saw former and current football legends take the virtual stage to address both on the field and both the field topics.

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Experts call for women’s football to receive more investment during the Covid-19 crisis 1237 588 WFS Live
Experts call for women’s football to receive more investment during the Covid-19 crisis

Experts gathered at WFS Live claim equal investment won’t be enough because women’s football has weaker fundamental structures.

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Day 2 Highlights: Asian football, investments, gaming, data and more! 1239 567 WFS Live
Day 2 Highlights: Asian football, investments, gaming, data and more!

Coca Cola’s Ricardo Fort, Juventus’ Assia Grazioli-Venier, Facebook’s Peter Hutton, ESL Gaming’s Ralf Reichter or Aser’s Andrea Radrizzani among the speakers on Day 2.

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Leading investors remain confident: “Over the long run, sports is going to be a great investment” 1236 575 WFS Live
Leading investors remain confident: “Over the long run, sports is going to be a great investment”

While there may be disruption in the short term, investors believe that the industry will continue to provide opportunities over the long term.

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