Luis Figo signs for UEFA as a football advisor

The European football governing body have reached a deal with the Real Madrid man

The former Barcelona and Real Madrid player will work with the president Ceferin

Figo celebró su incorporación a la UEFA
Figo celebró su incorporación a la UEFA | AFP

UEFA have appointed Luis Figo as a football advisor.

EFE

"I believe I can have a positive influence in passing on my knowledge," said Figo, who played for Real Madrid and Barcelona.

"I have learned so much from football that I am now really looking forward to giving something back."

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin said: "Luis Figo was a fantastic player who was exemplary in the way he conducted himself both on and off the pitch.

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"He is a highly respected figure within the game and I am very pleased he is joining our team. His tremendous football experience will be a very valuable asset to Uefa."

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