Čeferin

Čeferin re-elected UEFA boss

The 51-year-old has led the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since September 2016, when following corruption scandals, it was looking for a clean slate to regain its reputation.

While relatively unknown in football circles when bidding for the office in 2016, Čeferin has grown to be a respected football official.

Čeferin says financial gap between clubs biggest challenge for potential next term

"We cannot stop it, but we can slow it down a little bit," he said at a one-on-one interview at the Bled Strategic Forum on Monday evening.

He admitted that in the new elections for UEFA president will be much easier, as people know him. "You cannot force them to give you support, but it is much easier now when you have the position."

Čeferin brings hope of better things to come - even for our economy

At the time, you could also make the statement that Slovenia is a virtual non-factor in the world or indeed, the European economy or politics. The only difference is that Slovenia still remains in a state of virtual anonymity. But is all that about to change?

Investors will come