FOOTBALL – Florentino and Laporta with Reicart: “The Superliga is very much alive” (UEFA)

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European Superliga undertaking, Bernd Reicart, emphasised this Friday, in Madrid, on the ‘New Economy’ assembly, additionally with the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, and Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​​Joan Laporta. , on his aspect – Andrea Agnelli (Juventus) was alleged to be there, however a “flight downside” prevented him from touring from Turin (Italy) – that the undertaking to create a contest with the giants of European soccer “is extra alive. than earlier than”.

What he did on the non-binding opinion offered yesterday – Thursday, 15 of this month – by Judge Athanasios Rantos, of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), to the complaints made by A22 Sports Management (the promoter of the Superliga) in opposition to the foundations of UEFA and FIFA, which, bear in mind , threatened with massive fines and excluded golf equipment who, within the first hour, determined, in April 2021, to create a European competitors with elite golf equipment much like the Champions however modified. and closed, and those that had Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus as a basis, who proceed to combat, now within the context of European justice, for the viability of the undertaking: the choice of the TJUE will solely be given in April.

But on today, in a lodge within the capital of Spain, the presidents of Real Madrid and Barcelona went to hearken to the highly effective man of the undertaking, Bernd Reichart, and, with his presence, confirmed that he continues to decide to the implementation of the checks that, he says, will give more cash to the ‘giants’ of the previous continent, even when it was already in some methods, open, entrances and exits to the golf equipment, not closed, as the thought was defended at first. an hour.

«Superliga is not useless, it is very much alive and it is the long run. Since October, and in the previous couple of weeks, I’ve spoken to greater than 30 teams, who’ve left the business for worry of sanctions. But they’re a bit of afraid: they know that they need to be in command of their very own future,” burdened Reicart.

“The resolution of the choose acknowledges that any group can set up the competitors, and that UEFA and FIFA haven’t any exceptions,” mentioned Bernd Reicart, the face of the Superliga and the sturdy, to the press, Friday morning on the Mandarín Oriental Ritz lodge from Madrid. , talked about in Sport.

“In Spain, two out of three younger individuals as much as the age of 25 need the Superliga. Young individuals ought to watch 90 minutes of soccer within the sport, not in brief kind on ‘TikTok”, was the danger of distraction he warned.

Luis Alonso, the lawyer representing A22 Sports Management (and Superliga) within the criticism on the TJUE, hopes that, in April, the choice of 15 judges will verify that the undertaking can go from paper to work.

“European Union [o Tribunal de Justiça] it does [no parecer] that it is acceptable to play, create and take part in different competitions. And if the ‘Bosman case’ modified the switch of gamers, then the Superliga now represents the proper for golf equipment to prepare competitions. At the second, UEFA and FIFA prohibit this atmosphere, however the free competitors of sports activities is one of many pillars of the European Union”, burdened the lawyer.


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