Understanding Professional Football in Life Underwriting
Football, also known as soccer, is the most popular sport in the world, attracting 50 million players and 3.5 billion fans worldwide. Professional players can earn a tremendous amount of money and fame. But people often forget that they also face significantly high health and life risks - injuries, chronic pains, concussions, mental health, cardiovascular risks, accidents, etc. To mitigate such risks, football clubs and players seek insurance protection. What risk factors should insurers consider when underwriting these athletes?