Unvaccinated footballers in Spain

Updated: Feb 7

Monereo Meyer Abogados examines the ramifications of Djokovic saga for other sportsmen





The cancellation of Novak Djokovic’s visa to enter Australia and play at the Australian Open, first overturned by a judge and then confirmed by the Australian Minister of Immigration, raises the question of how a similar issue would be treated in Spain. Considering that numerous high-profile sports matches and events are held in Spain, and a significant number of athletes are unvaccinated, it constitutes a relevant question in practice and not merely on a theoretical basis. Without attempting to analyse Novak Djokovic’s particular case, this article will examine the situation of any other unvaccinated foreign athlete who wishes to come to Spain to participate in a sporting event.


To read the full article, by Sven Wassmer of Monereo Meyer Abogados, click here