We love football – we love our planet
Global United FC is an international, non-profit, registered association in Germany dedicated to protecting the environment and raises awareness of climate change issues since its inception in 2011. For this purpose, more than 500 former and partly active professional football players, coaches and referees from all over the world are regularly engaged in charity matches and individual projects in endangered or more uncommon locations. In addition, other personalities from the media, entertainment industry and business partners have joined under the motto “We love football. We love our planet” to educate and take actions against the afore-mentioned issues.
The Acting Board consists of the founder and association board member Lutz Pfannenstiel who envisioned the idea of Global United FC in 2009, the chairman of the supervisory board Fredi Bobic and the secretary general Rainer Hahn responsible for the operational side of the business
To further broaden our activities in Africa, the Global United FC Foundation NPC was founded in Johannesburg in 2018.