Aleksander Čeferin

A graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Čeferin went on to work for his family’s law firm, and developed a special interest in representing professional athletes and sports clubs. He later took over his father’s company. In 2011, Čeferin was elected president of the Football Association of Slovenia, and served as a second and third vice chair of the UEFA Legal Committee from 2011 to 2016. He was elected UEFA’s seventh president at the 12th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Athens in 2016, automatically becoming a FIFA vice president.

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