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Youth saving lives: U19 EURO promotes lifesaving skills

Under-19 players and young reporters learn how to recognise sudden cardiac arrest and perform first-aid gestures.

UEFA’s partnership with the European Resuscitation Council continues this month at the Under-19 EURO, where players and trainee journalists are receiving Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. Pic Courtesy: UEFA


Anyone can save a life: Nations League and Under-21 EURO teams CPR-trained

As part of UEFA's on-going commitment to promote widespread Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training, players at the Nations League and Under-21 EURO finals have completed courses that can help save lives.

(Photo: Gianluigi Donnarumma and his teammates learn the steps to perform CPR.Italian Football Federation. Courtesy:UEFA)


CPR Training with the Azzurri in Coverciano

The Italian National Football Team (Azzurri), players and staff, took part on 13th June in a training session on resuscitation in the event of sudden cardiac arrest as part of the Step Up and Save a Life initiative by UEFA and the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), coordinated in Coverciano with a key role from the Italian Resuscitation Council.


'Step Up and Save a Life' by UEFA & ERC - Portugal, Under-21 National Football Team

On the 10th of June, the Portuguese Resuscitation Council held the CPR Training session where the National Under-21 Team gets the CPR Training. The event took place as part of the Step Up and Save a Life initiative by UEFA and the European Resuscitation Council.


CPR training ahead of UEFA Women's Finalissima by UEFA & ERC

Staff and players from England and Brazil’s women’s teams as well as match officials have received Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training ahead of the UEFA Women's Finalissima. The event marks the start of a major initiative launched by UEFA and the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) to train over 12,000 people in CPR.
(Image: Alex Greenwood of England takes part in a CPR training session at St Georges Park on April 04, 2023. Courtesy @UEFA via Getty Images)