UEFA and Santander launch initiative to stop footballers taking bad financial advice

Pedro Gonçalves
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Santander is partnering with UEFA to launch a financial education programme for professional players, with former international players David James and Gaizka Mendieta lending their support. The Uefa Financial Management Training programme will be offered to footballers across Europe. It will teach them about the basics of savings and investments, as well as introducing players to the idea of running their own business.  Former England goalkeeper David James is one of several people to join forces with UEFA to create a new scheme to help players stay in control of their finances. Jame...

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