T.he is a union major league soccerThe player has criticized FIFA, its rule-making bodies, and the league for not allowing a temporary substitute trial to replace a player suspected of having a concussion.
INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION GOVERNMENT On 18 January, it said no agreement had been reached on a proposed trial by MLS and the English Premier League.The IFAB has four representatives from FIFA and one each from the governing bodies of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Includes name representatives.
“FIFA and IFAB’s short-sighted and misguided decisions once again demonstrate their failure to prioritize the health and safety of players in our sport,” the Major League Soccer Players Association said in a statement Friday. ‘s refusal to act is another example of a broken governance structure in global football.”
The union said it would maintain its current rules and “doesn’t allow enough time to properly assess a player for possible concussion.”
“Too often, players are left out of the game with head injuries,” the MLSPA said. We agree that it is about being able to assess it properly.”
MLS kicked off the season on Saturday, with unions saying the league should have adopted the trial without IFAB approval.
“The league’s lack of courage fails to protect its players from further injury and leaves us with an outdated model that allows tradition to triumph over science”. are obliged to choose for themselves that this is a time of change.Instead, FIFA, IFAB, USSF and MLS are deliberately putting their players at significant risk. We deserve it. We are accountable.”
MLS Commissioner Don Garber On Wednesday, the league said it was powerless to act without IFAB’s approval. .
“Okay, a global game needs the same rules and it’s not easy to introduce on your own,” he said. “We want them to do that. Like we tested VAR, we will be the first league to declare that we will do it. We will be the first league to do it and now It’s clearly been accepted across the sporting world, but I’m optimistic and hopeful.”