A dynamic activity with a mini football match to show students the relationship between foreign policy and football.
Jean-Marc Bosman was an obscure player for Liege, wanting a transfer to Dunkerque. His club refused, but the European Court of Justice ruled that trade was restrained in this way. Now players could negotiate free transfers as they chose. His story is one of legal change, commercialisation and globalisation.
Are you looking for historical football-related sources - in particular stunning visuals from the collected European archival record - this is the place to go. Find out more by visiting the mini-exhibition on the Europeana’s website and browse away!