Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez once more insisted on the thought of a European Tremendous League when talking at a membership members meeting on Sunday. In April 2021 a dozen of Europe’s greatest golf equipment signed as much as a controversial new venture nevertheless it crumbled after a robust backlash from supporters and soccer’s governing our bodies.
Actual Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus stayed on board whereas different golf equipment deserted ship and the European Courtroom of Justice in Luxembourg (CJEU) is to rule over whether or not European soccer governing physique UEFA is appearing as a monopoly by blocking the venture.
“The Tremendous League has by no means been closed off with a concrete format,” Perez informed Madrid members. “We predict that it may change relying on totally different contexts.
“The target of the Tremendous League is to modernise soccer. It’s important to supply followers video games of nice high quality. UEFA, with their altering and remodelling of the Champions League is mistakenly going the opposite means.”
The Actual Madrid chief in contrast soccer to tennis, the place the highest gamers often face one another a number of occasions a 12 months.
“What sense does it have depriving followers of huge video games?” he requested. “() Nadal and (Roger) Federer have met over 40 occasions. Nadal and (Novak) Djokovic have performed 59 occasions, is that this boring?
“Liverpool and Actual Madrid have solely met 9 occasions in 67 years.”
Perez additionally took purpose at Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who can be the president of the European Membership Affiliation (ECA).
“The president of the ECA mentioned that Actual Madrid launched the Tremendous League as a result of they feared competitors,” he added.
“Perhaps we now have to remind him who Actual Madrid are, essentially the most adorned membership in historical past.”
Perez’s feedback have been met with contempt in some quarters, with La Liga president Javier Tebas taking to Twitter to criticise the Madrid chief.
“Historical past will recognise Florentino Perez as the most effective runners of a membership, however to be somebody who can run a membership nicely doesn’t suggest they are going to be good at working competitions,” wrote Tebas.
“With out figuring out, Perez is saying issues that would kill the remainder of the golf equipment, together with Actual Madrid.”
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