Athlete statement

I am pleased to be invited to join such a prestigious group of fellow athletes – the Save the Dream Ambassadors truly are a collection of sporting icons and I am honoured to be working among them. Together we can help protect children from some of the challenges sport presents by encouraging young people and those that guide them to follow the key values and positive attitudes of sport such as respect, integrity and team work.


Fernando Sanz started his career at Real Madrid before moving to Málaga Football Club where he spent seven years and earned more than 250 starts before retiring in 2006 to take up a role as the club’s President. He is currently Director General of La Liga de Futbol Professional (LFP) Middle East and North Africa and recently returned to the pitch for a one-off, star-studded Real Madrid ‘Legends’ match against Liverpool FC ‘Legends’ at Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.

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