Luis Figo appointed as UEFA football advisor

Football is a massive worldwide sensation, with tens of millions of fans across Europe alone and a vast raft of responsibilities. In addition to arranging tournaments, there is also regulating activity and providing guidance on the laws of football to player organizations and referees.

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To accomplish all of this, the UEFA brings on board a number of prominent individuals who have been involved in football, including ex-players such as Portugal’s Luis Figo.

What do UEFA advisors contribute to the organization, and who are some of the advisors?

What will Luis Figo contribute?

Luis Figo, now 44, had a 20-year professional football career, including playing for international giants Real Madrid and Inter Milan. Luis also played on eight league title-winning sides and with a Champion’s league winner.

Luis was also presented the Ballon d’Or, or Golden Ball, by Football France in 2000, which honours the player believed to have …