Follow live all the information related to the announcement of the creation of the Super League by 12 major European clubs.
9:30 am : On Instagram, it is the English star passed by MU or Real Madrid and now owner of Inter Miami, David Beckham, who posted a clear message: “I love football. It has always been my life. I have been a football fan since I was little and still today. As a player and now a club owner, I know that our sport is nothing without the fans. We need football for all, fair football and competition based on merit. The game we love is in danger. “
8h50 : On Sky Italia, it is the president of the Polish federation and former star of Juventus, Zbigniew Boniek, who criticized the Super League project, a bit mockingly: “Football belongs to everyone. We can’t imagine that only the rich clubs are having fun. A closed league with 12-15 from the richest teams is pointless, especially since most of these clubs cannot even beat ‘small teams’ like Atalanta. “
8:25 am : After James Milner (Liverpool) on Monday evening, yet a player of a club participating in the Super League project, it is the legend Dani Alves who took a stand against on Twitter by posting a photo with… Messi: “Football was , is, and always will be, a life-changing sport. We do not allow some to spoil the dreams of the little ones !!! “
8:15 am : Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid and bearer of the Super League project, spoke on Spanish television on the night of Monday to Tuesday. He, among other things, opened the door to a change in the format of football matches with a surprising argument: “If young people who play video games say that the matches are too long, we may have to change and shorten them to. less than 90 minutes. “
8:05 am : Perez touted the Super League project as a cost-effective solution to saving (big) clubs that would address the loss of interest in football that has continued for several years. He also said that players did not have to worry about potential sanctions from UEFA and FIFA (ban on playing the Euro and / or the World Cup).
In addition, he assured that neither PSG, Bayern nor Borussia Dortmund had been invited to be founding members.
8am : On Monday evening, Leeds and Liverpool fans protested on the outskirts of Ellan Road against the Super League plan, while the Leeds players warmed up with a ‘Football is for the fans’ jersey. A plane with a “Say no to Super League” sign even flew over the stadium.
7:55 am : After BT Sport, it is the international broadcaster Sky which communicated on the Super League project. Obviously, the company is not really for it.
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