Using football as a platform to promote inclusion
Clarence Seedorf, shares his experiences and his take on the approaches and actions needed to make football a space of inclusion and acceptance. He also highlights the importance of investing in grassroots football and the role of coaches in educating and inspiring young footballers to become better people and make a change within the sport and beyond. His speech was delivered during the workings of the TACKLE Conference held at UEFA’s Headquarters in Nyon on the 23rd of June.
“Promoting inclusion in football is to be placed at the top of the priority list of big organisations. This is the start of the fundamental change; it means acknowledging where we are today and what we want to achieve. Actions and implementations will be much easier.” ~ Clarence Seedorf