The project of competing in the Champions League led by some of the richest clubs is shaking continental football like never before.
Strongly shaken by the Covid-19 for a year, European football is facing a new unprecedented institutional and sporting crisis, with the announcement of the creation of a Super League. A project which, if successful, will forever change the face of king sport on the Old Continent. Explanations.
What is the Superleague?
In a perfectly orchestrated communication plan – sending a statement to the media, launching a dedicated website and creating accounts on social networks – the Super League officially came into being on the night of Sunday to Monday. Supported by the overpowered Real Madrid and its builder president Florentino Pérez, twelve European giants have carried out a baptismal font for a project hatched for several decades: to free themselves from the tutelage of UEFA to create their own competition and confiscate the cake of the thick layers of marketing revenue and TV rights, even if it means leaving nothing but crumbs for the rest of Europe from football. Secessionists
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