An Insider’s Guide To Football Contracts And Sports Agents with Sports Lawyer Daniel Geey

An Insider’s Guide To Football Contracts And Sports Agents with Sports Lawyer Daniel Geey

March 22, 2023 by Tola

For every sports deals, there’s always a behind the scenes.

While the fans only see the reactions and celebrations when the deal is done, the athletes see much more.

From negotiating the contract, to drawing up the contract, to agreeing to personal terms before signing on the dotted line.

Alot goes on behind the scenes. For many young athletes who eventually scale up to the elites, this something they eventually deal with.

That’s where Agents and Lawyers come in. Over the course of an athlete’s career, they’ll deal with agents and lawyers.

So, what should they know about both these professionals.

Daniel Geey is here to tell us. Daniel is a premier Sports Lawyers who has represented major clubs and athletes in different types of deals. He is also the author of Done Deal: An Insider’s Guide To Football Contract, Multi-Million Pound Deals and Premier League Big Business.

In this episode we break down football transfers, the work of a sports lawyer and an agent.

If you loved this episode shoot me an email tola@athletemaestro.com and let me know what you learnt so I can forward your message to Daniel. You can follow Daniel on all social media platforms (@footballlaw). Note the three Ls.

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