Stijn Francis: (How not to become) The Bankrupt Footballer


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Why makes a footballer go bankrupt

Navigating a player through the difficult period just after they have retired

Gaining the trust of a newly-rich player

“The danger of contract improvements”

Why Stijn likes to work with players before they sign their first big contract

Why players should invest in property over stocks and shares

Using social media to develop commercial models

How Vincent Kompany is an example of using social media to push his post-playing career

How to train as an agent

The transparency problem in the agency world

How Stijn would regulate agents

The pastoral care of players and where the responsibility rests

The primary aims when negotiating a new contract

Stopping yourself getting cynical

Why Stijn will not take on new players during the transfer window

The legal and cultural differences in dealing with different countries

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