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FIFA TMS: Global Transfer Market 2014

29 January 2014

Global Transfer Market 2014 – For the third consecutive year, FIFA TMS releases data and analysis covering the international transfer of professional football players.

Zurich, Switzerland - FIFA TMS today launched the Global Transfer Market 2014 report. The report examines the patterns and trends that have developed in the international transfer market over the year 2013 from a global, regional and country-level perspective.

Global Transfer Market 2014 is designed to give the reader a comprehensive picture of the global market to enhance transfer market knowledge and support club decision makers, member associations, intermediaries and other stakeholders in their transfer strategy development.

Global Transfer Market 2014 includes unique insight into market activity and mobility patterns, transfer fee spending, player characteristics and the involvement of intermediaries in player transfers.

Featured highlights:

  • In 2013, Brazil was the most active country in the market with 746 incoming transfers and 656 outgoing transfers.
  • The total value for international transfer fees was USD 3.7 billion
  • The most common transfer involved players aged 25 years and 3 months.
  • In 2013, there was an increase of 31% in club intermediary commissions paid for international transfers.

The report also includes case studies that examine the impact of external factors on the international transfer market, such as, political and financial climates and involvement of foreign ownership.

The Global Transfer Market 2014 is available electronically starting today on the FIFA TMS website.

Read the full press release here

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