Role Model Awards

Role Model Awards

Since 2011, the FOOTBALL IS MORE Role Model Awards have been presented to individuals and organisations whose exemplary social commitment stands out. The awards are presented in five different categories.

Category 1: Personality

Category 2: Organisation / NGO

Category 4: soc. work of a football club

Category 5: Lifetime Role Model (since 2015)

The winner of the Role Model Awards:

Category 1: Personality

2017: Alexander Fangmann, Captain of the German national blind football team
2015: Hans Sarpei, former footballer, Schalke 04, VfL Wolfsburg, FC Köln
2013: Sir Robert „Bobby“ Charlton, former english national football player
2011: Jim Cassell, Manchester City

Category 2: Organisation / NGO

2017: Terre des hommes
2015: Sky Stiftung Deutschland
2013: Deutsche Bundesliga-Stiftung
2011: Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs in Abu Dhabi

Category 3: soc. Department/Foundation of a football club

2017: Fussball-Club St. Pauli von 1910 e.V.
2015: SV Werder Bremen
2013: Arsenal FC, Foundation
2011: Liverpool FC

Category 4: soc. Work of a football club

2017: Paris Saint-Germain Football Club
2015: Chelsea F.C.
2013: Sport Lisboa e Benfica
2011: Real Madrid C.F.

Category 5: Lifetime Role Model (since 2015)

2017: Prof. Denise Barrett-Baxendale
2015: Jakob “Köbi” Kuhn

Award-Winner 2017

Picture 1, f.l. Alexander Fangmann and Stefan Kiefer, Chairman of the DFL Foundation

Picture 2, f.l. Vito Angelillo and Tamara Erez (both representatives of Terre des hommes), Willi Lemke, H.E. Prinz Constantin von und zu Liechtenstein

Picture 3, f.l. Ewald Lienen, Dr. Hubertus Hess-Grunewald and Christian Prüss

Picture 4, f.l. Laura Delort und Amir Ghanoudi (both Paris Saint-Germain Foundation)

Picture 5, f.l. Prof. Denise Barrett-Baxendale and Prinz Constantin von und zu Liechtenstein

Award-Winner 2015

Award-Empfänger 2015

Picture 1, f.l. Jakob “Köbi” Kuhn, received a “FIM Role Model Award”; Anna Kraft, presenter; Ancillo Canepa, President FC Zurich; Hanspeter Rothmund, Managing Director FOOTBALL IS MORE Foundation.

Picture 2, f.l. Anna Kraft; Nico Tschui, FIM Chief Representative Middle East; Hans Sarpei, former footballer (Schalke 04, VfL Wolfsburg, FC Köln), received a “FIM Role Model Award”; Hanspeter Rothmund.

Picture 3, f.l. Anna Kraft; Alan Sefton of Arsenal in the Community; Wilfried Lemke; Anne-Kathrin Laufmann, SV Werder Bremen, received a “FIM Role Model Award”; Hanspeter Rothmund.

Picture 4, f.l.Stefan Kiefer, Chairman of the Board of the Bundesliga Foundation; Award recipient Sky Foundation with General Manager Nicole Zubayr, Dr. Alexandra Coffey, Axel Rakette; Anna Kraft; Hanspeter Rothmund.

Picture 5, f.l. Jorge Miranda, Benfica Lisbon; Simon Taylor of Chelsea FC; Hanspeter Rothmund.