Gelson Fernandes


"Play changed my life. Sport in general can change people's lives on a daily basis and I am proud to be able to change many lives through sport and play with Right To Play."

Gelson Fernandes is a Swiss footballer with Cape Verdean roots. In addition to his Swiss national team appearances, he is currently part of FC Eintracht Frankfurt's first team, where his contract expires in mid-2019. Fernandes is the father of a daughter and speaks around seven languages in various football clubs due to his past. Since 2017, he has been part of the Right To Play family of athlete ambassadors and has already been very motivated and committed to supporting various initiatives and events of ours.