Every football agent must be a great communicator, as an important part of their role is to broker a deal for their client. This often involves discussions with clubs, managers and coaches.These contract negotiating can be complex and drawn out, therefore it is important for a football agent to have knowledge of contract law. Other important knowledge traits/skills a football agent must have are:
- Business management
- Financial and risk analysis
- Excellent Communicator
- Good negotiating skills
From the outside a job as football agent can seem very glamorous, however there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes . Agents often work very long hours, they must be able to multitask and must be highly motivated.