For Players

JOIN THE TEAM

The players are the leaders of the global football family. To mobilize 5 billion people worldwide, we need these leaders to be at the forefront of the Green Shift movement. It is WPG's job to train and assist the players in their leadership of this vital game.

MEET THE TEAM

Our team consists of players, ex-players, coaches and ex-coaches from all professional leagues worldwide.

Marcelo Vieira

Left-back

Nationality

Brazilian

Team(s)

Olympiacos F.C.

Morten Thorsby

Midfielder

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

FC Union Berlin (Bundesliga)
Norwegian National Team

Sofie Junge Pedersen

Midfielder

Nationality

Danish

Team(s)

Juventus FC Women’s (Serie A)
Danish Women’s National Team

Emilie Bølviken

Defender

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

Lyn Fotball (Toppserien)

Maarten de Fockert

Goal Keeper

Nationality

Dutch

Team(s)

SteDoCo

Mats Møller Dæhli

Midfielder

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

FC Nürnberg (2 Bundesliga)
Norwegian National Team

Sondre Rossbach

Goal keeper

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

ODDs Ballklubb (Eliteserien)

Bart Vriends

Right-back

Nationality

Dutch

Team(s)

Sparta Rotterdam (Eredivisie)

Christian Borchgrevink

Right-back

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

Vålerenga (Eliteserien)

Emil Bohinen

Midfielder

Nationality

Norwegian

Team(s)

U.S Salernitana (Serie A)

Zach Banzon

Midfielder

Nationality

Filipino

Team(s)

Kaya FC-Iloilo (Philippines Football League)

Siem de Jong Midfielder

Siem de Jong

Midfielder

Nationality

Dutch

Team(s)

De Graafschap (Eerste Divisie)

Elin Landström

Defender

Nationality

Swedish

Team(s)

AS Roma Women’s (Serie A)

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The Player Programme

IMPACT ON AND OFF THE PITCH

As a professional football player, you have the unique ability to kickstart change on a local and global scale. Our team is made up of like-minded players who want to use their platforms to speed up the Green Shift. In addition to making an extremely valuable contribution to mankind and the planet, our players receive training, personal branding, international networking, post-football career opportunities, and more. All levels of engagement are welcome.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Our Player Program has room for everyone who wants to participate, either moderately or actively.

Players can focus their participation on concrete projects, specific regions and selected SDGs.


Team Player

For players who wish to be a part of the team but are okay with supporting from the bench. These players:

  • Have a profile on the WPG player gallery
  • Like and share WPG content on their social media accounts when they want
  • Complete the WPG onboarding program (optional)
  • Receive invitations to join the player forum
  • Receive invitations to participate in fieldwork, events and projects
  • Receive a welcome package and be invited to participate in our closed-player forum.

Team Captain

For the players who start every game and wear the captain band. These players:

  • Play with the #2 jersey
  • Complete our onboarding program and participate in our ongoing academic syllabus
  • Actively participate in media, SoMe, events, campaigns and projects.
  • Receive training, coaching, and media support from WPG
  • Receive invitations to partner with NGOs, IGOs and GOs, amplifying their voices
  • Receive a welcome package and be invited to participate in our closed-player forum.

Ambassador

For senior players, former players, and coaches that want to support WPG actively or from the stands. The Ambassadors:

  • Have a profile on the WPG player gallery
  • Make sustainability pledges to promote WPG and serve as an inspirer and role model for young players.
  • Participate in WPG activities to the extent desired and possible
  • Complete the WPG onboarding program and receive the support they want
  • Receive invitations to participate in fieldwork, events and projects
  • Receive a welcome package and be invited to participate in our closed-player forum.