Figo brought in as Uefa advisor

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - INTERNATIONAL -

Lau­sanne – For­mer Por­tu­gal in­ter­na­tional Luis Figo has been ap­pointed as a foot­ball advisor by Uefa, Euro­pean foot­ball’s gov­ern­ing body said this week.

Figo joins fel­low for­mer professionals Na­dine Kessler and De­jan Stankovic who were ap­pointed ad­vi­sors ear­lier this year and will work with Uefa pres­i­dent Alek­sander Ce­ferin and the Foot­ball Di­vi­sion.

Figo will also be the lead­ing fig­ure of the Uefa am­bas­sadors pro­gramme.

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