Florentino Pérez attacks Nasser al-Khelaïfi while insisting on the creation of the Super League

The president of Real Madrid Florentino Pérez led the general assembly of the Spanish club this Sunday as every year to take stock. He once again defended on Sunday the idea of ​​a European Super League which, according to him, would allow“provide fans with high quality matches”.

According to the boss of the Madrid house, « the goal of the Super League is to modernize football ». “UEFA, with its reshaping of the Champions League, is doing the opposite”he said.

“Do we have to remind him what Real Madrid is? »

The president of Real Madrid took the opportunity to make a comparison between football and tennis, where the best players compete multiple times over a calendar year. “Why do you want to deprive fans of big posters? Nadal and Federer have faced each other more than 40 times, Nadal and Djokovic have played against each other 59 times: is it boring? Real Madrid and Liverpool have only faced each other nine times in 67 years. he launched in front of the socios.

In April 2021, a dozen of the most prestigious clubs in Europe tried to set up this new competition, but European football governing bodies opposed the project, also criticized by fans.

Pérez also attacked the president of Paris-Saint-Germain Nasser al-Khelaïfi, who is also the president of the European Club Association and who had as such firmly opposed the Super League project.“The president of the European Club Association said that Real Madrid wanted to launch the Super League for fear of competition. Maybe we should remind him what Real Madrid is, the most successful club in history. »underlined Florentino Perez.

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