International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Mon. 08 April 2024

The journey in Milan comes to an end

For three months we’ve had the opportunity to call SDA Bocconi our academic home, but March has arrived and with it also comes the end of the second Module of the 24th edition of the FIFA Master. The city of Milan welcomed us...[more]

Wed. 03 April 2024

Youth employment: world rankings

The 458th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post highlights the teams in 61 leagues around the world having fielded U21 footballers* for the highest percentage of minutes in the domestic league...[more]

Tue. 02 April 2024


Lorenzo Cavallari Current Position: Regional Manager Europe, FIFA Member Associations Division Year of graduation: 2021 (21st Edition) Nationality: Italian What does your current role involve? I joined FIFA’s Member...[more]

Wed. 27 March 2024

Recruiting young: Red Bull in the lead

Issue number 457 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks almost 800 clubs from 48 leagues around the world according to the average age of recruitment of the first team players signed over the last ten transfer...[more]

Thu. 21 March 2024

Non-big-5 transfer values: top 10s for 66 leagues

The Weekly Post number 456 of the CIES Football Observatory presents the ten players with the highest estimated transfer values across 66 leagues worldwide (the most important outside the big-5). The rankings were drawn up on the...[more]

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