The majority of clubs will once again turn their backs on the Super League and the bitterest victory in European justice

UEFA and FIFA have a dominant position, and requiring them to give prior authorization to new competitions “violates EU law”. The Court of Justice of the European Union upheld a challenge to the Super League format in a relevant ruling this Thursday status quo European football. The promoters of this new format, which threatens the Champions League, have celebrated what they see as a court success and introduced a new model for the competition, but still have a long way to go to convince more clubs and fans.

The contest was announced in late April 2021. Twelve clubs from England (Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea), Italy (Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus) and Spain (Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid) launched an attack on UEFA and the League Nationals. Offering a new European competition limited to the continent’s best clubs, the richest. Federations, professional leagues, fans and even governments came out against them when they felt that the new framework was created only for the richest clubs and behind the backs of supporters.

Source: El Diario





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