Handshake for Peace – Football and the power of a handshake


01 Jun 2015

The Handshake for Peace now forms part of the match protocol at all FIFA competitions where team captains and referees meet to shake hands as a symbol of respect and friendship before and after every match, creating a strong symbol of solidarity and peace. The Handshake for Peace is an initiative between FIFA and the Nobel Peace Center, using the power of football to build bridges and to inspire friendship and peace.