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If Liverpool FC win the Champions League does that mean Coutinho wins it as well or if FC Barcelona win Champions league will Coutinho win it as well?

UEFA Champions League regulations include a section on Trophy and medals, which has three subsections. The only part that directly speaks to medals is 11.03, saying that [t]he winning team is ...
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Was Neymars transfer completely void even after committing to play until 2021?

This is all completely valid. As part of Neymar's contact, both Neymar and Barcelona agreed to the value of the release clause - note that under Spanish law, all employees have a release clause in ...
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Why did Neymar join PSG, given how good his previous club is?

Neymar himself has explained, Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious. And the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new ...
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Legislation on professional underage athletes

Regarding FIFA's official transfer laws, international transfer of minors is not allowed if the player is under the age of 18 (which is the definition of a minor). There are 3 exceptions, as explained ...
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Foreign player rule in La Liga

La Liga La Liga regulations permit up to three "foreign" players per team. "Foreign" refers to a player from outside the European Union. Due to a legal ruling over a handball player in Germany, ...
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Foreign player rule in La Liga

In Spanish La Liga there's a rule ⁽¹⁾ ⁽²⁾ ⁽³⁾ which states that each club can have up to 3 non-EU players (players from African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States are excluded from that rule). ...
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Why did Neymar join PSG, given how good his previous club is?

The biggest (and probably only) reason Neymar joined PSG are 36.8 Million Euros per Year + Bonuses. In Barcelona he got "only" 10M €. For his career it would have been better to stay with FCB. There ...
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Why does Lionel Messi "have" to leave Barcelona?

The stumbling block seems to have been the La Liga salary cap; while Messi and Barcelona reached an agreement they were both happy with, the league were not happy with the contract under their salary ...
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Can a Player register in multiple clubs? or more than one?

Pro players can not be registered with more than one club at the same time. Only amateurs can in some regions. Transfers between clubs are possible during the season, but limited to registration ...
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NHL Trades: Can one find the exact language of every trade?

What levels must the Wild reach this season to advance the pick to earlier rounds? From ProSportsTransactions.com, the Minnesota Wild relinquished, among other things, a 2019 conditional pick (...
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Can European player sign for NBD-League team during the season?

Yes, an overseas player can join the NBA DLeague during the season. If a player wants to go to the DLeague, he is placed in a player pool, and is able to be selected by a team via waivers. Once the ...
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Why so many differences from player to coaches costs transfer?

Some reasons could be Coaches have longer careers therefore waiting 2-3 years for them to become available is not a big deal. Whereas if a striker is 27, you don't want to wait till their contract ...
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Why did Neymar join PSG, given how good his previous club is?

Obviously it would be hard to discover the true motives behind Neymar decision, but a theory commonly held in media is that in Barcelona Neymar is overshadowed by Lionel Messi (who since 2008 is, ...
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How many players a club can sell during a single transfer period?

FIFA has no limitations. You could basically sell your whole squad and hire a new one. UEFA has no limits when selling players, but the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules must be followed when buying ...
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Who is the most recent Everton signing that previously played for Liverpool at any point in their career?

Since loan signings count, the most recent player to do this was Conor Coady, who spent the 2022-23 season on loan at Everton from Wolves, having previously come through the youth ranks at Liverpool. ...
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Does Lebron James have a say in roster trades

I think it depends what you mean by "a say". Teams always want to keep their superstars happy. One way to do that is to ensure they have the players they want around them, so teams will ...
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2021-22 ncaa mob teams with 0 transfer players on the roster

Don't have an answer to the exact question, but in 2018, 29 teams hadn't had a transfer since the 2012 transfer portal began operation, according to this article which based its data on the ...
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Which football team has spent the most money buying players over the last decade?

Manchester City has spent the most in football transfers in this decade followed by Barcelona, Chelsea, Juventus, PSG and Real Madrid. Although the net transfers are completely different. Here is a ...
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Waivers and loans in NHL

Waivers means that if a team wants to send a player to the minors, they must offer that player first to the other NHL teams (the waiver wire). If claimed on waivers, that player is essentially traded ...
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European Football release clause amount

What stops a club from putting an absurd release clause amount on a players contract? Nothing, except the player himself (or his agent). The value of the release clause of a player is proportional to ...
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What happens when a baseball player is "DFA'ed" and then signs with another team?

A team that wants to hire a DFA'd player has to offer him at least the "minimum wage" for major league baseball (now a bit over $500,000). The team that originally DFA'd him will receive salary relief ...
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Is there a limit on a team's spending in one transfer window?

Is there any limit that a (football) team can spend in one transfer window? International transfers are governed by FIFA according to FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players. And there'...
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NHL Trades: Can one find the exact language of every trade?

Here are the details concerning that specific trade. Typically, trades are made public and conditional picks information can be found somewhere. Whether it is on Internet or not most likely depends ...
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Release Clause in European Football during the Winter Transfer Window

As it's laconically stated in the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players - Article 16: Restriction on terminating a contract during the season: A contract cannot be unilaterally ...
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