Living Football Episode 14

13 October 2021
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23: FIFA Legend Yakubu Aiyegbeni of Nigeria poses for a portrait in the photo booth prior to The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 at Excelsior Hotel Gallia on September 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Living Football Episode 14

19 Jul 2021

In this, the 14th episode, we hear from legendary Nigeria striker Yakubu Ayegbeni who recalls his journey from the backstreets of Benin City to the FIFA World Cup. Also featured in the latest episode of Living Football is FIFA’s new Chief Member Associations Officer, Kenny Jean-Marie, providing updates on how the organisation is ensuring funds are distributed fairly and effectively across the entire global football pyramid. Finally in this episode, we also travel to Andorra to find out how the FIFA COVID-19 Relief plan has helped the Andorran Football Federation – like many others – maintain its women and futsal teams throughout the pandemic, and learn how the next generation of female footballers are already benefitting from the support.