SPAIN FOOTBALL: IMAGE RIGHTS OF SOCCER PLAYERS

Image rights of soccer players Unlike the UK, Spain offers its citizens protection under the constitution of Spain against use of a person’s image – which is considered damaging to that person’s honour. Imagine – it’s 1996 and you’re a professional footballer with Deportivo Compostela, facing the talents of Barcelona’s Ronaldo at the top of his game. You’re mesmerised by [...]