The war is declared and no one gives the arm to twist. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin threatened Real Madrid on Wednesday with the possibility that it could not play its Champions League semifinal match against Chelsea as a result of having spearheaded a new European project with the Super League, leaving a side to the current governing body.
"What happens is that the season has already started, television would claim damages if we did not play the semifinals, so there is a relatively small chance that this match will not take place next week, but these clubs must be given. account of what happened and bear the consequences in the future", said Ceferin.
The UEFA head in statements to the channel '24 ur 'of Slovenia, his native country, anticipated that "different statutory modifications are being analyzed in order to punish dissidents".
"And if the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, does not want me at the head of UEFA, that represents a greater incentive for me to continue in office. He wants someone to obey and do what he thinks. But I do. I try to do what I think is good for European and world football", concluded Ceferin.