34 | Related-party transactions

The following persons are regarded as related parties: members of the Council, the President, the Secretary General and the key management personnel.

In 2021, short-term employee benefits for related parties amounted to USD 30 million (2020: USD 30.5 million). In addition to these short-term employee benefits, FIFA contributes to post-employment benefits. The pension expenses in 2021 amounted to USD 1.6 million (2020: USD 1.6 million). Further disclosures and information are available in the “Compensation” section of the FIFA Annual Report 2021.