Florentino Pérez, president of Real Madrid, has hit back at Uefa by calling them a 'monopoly' while arguing that the Super League is being formed to 'save football'.
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The controversial announcement that big clubs across Europe plan to form a breakaway league has sent shockwaves across Europe, with many fans, players and pundits denouncing the idea.
Talking to late-night Spanish talk show El Chiringuito de Jugones in Madrid on Monday, Pérez said that he was sure that Real Madrid and other Super League participants and players won't be thrown out of this season's Champions League. The Super League would be 'the greatest show in the world. There's no other sport that can gather four billion people watching a few teams play'.
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20 apr 2021