The European Super League project is “on stand-by”, announced the president of Real Madrid and the “Super League” Florentino Perez on the night of Wednesday to Thursday in an interview with Spanish radio Cadena Ser.
“The company (of the” Super League “) still exists,” said Florentino Perez, assuring that “Juventus and AC Milan have not left … we are all together, we think, we work”.
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Also questioned about joining the FC Barcelona project, Florentino Perez replied that he spoke with Barça president Joan Laporta on Wednesday: “Of course he is still in the project.”
Attempt to “save football”
While the six English clubs which were among the twelve founding clubs of the European Super League announced to abandon the project on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, Florentino Perez explained that he “worked until late, until one in the morning about. We have been working on this project for years. Maybe we didn’t know how to explain it. Maybe I’ll do it better today, ”said Forentino Perez.
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Asked at the outset, at the start of the program, whether we should now call him president of Real Madrid or president of the “Super League”, Florentino Perez swept away: “No, no. President of Real Madrid, that’s good. ”
“I have never seen such aggressiveness from the UEFA president and from presidents of (European) leagues like Spain. It looked like it was something orchestrated. (…) It looked like we wanted to kill football. That we had just dropped an atomic bomb. While we were just trying to save football, ”continued Florentino Perez.