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Aleksander Ceferin re-elected as UFEA President

Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected for a third term of four years as president of UEFA at a meeting of European football’s governing body in Lisbon on Wednesday.

The 55-year-old Slovenian lawyer was first elected in 2016 following the downfall of Frenchman Michel Platini and will now remain in the role until 2027.

”I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your unanimous support. It really means a lot to me,” Ceferin told delegates at the UEFA Congress in the Portuguese capital.

Ceferin recently successfully opposed proposals by Infantino to hold the World Cup every two years, and also fought off the breakaway European Super League project during his second term.

He said Clubs will be forced to limit spending on player and staff wages, transfers, and agents fees to 70 percent of total revenues by 2025/26.

Writing by Marian Benjamin; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu