European Super League

European Super League: It lasted less than a sigh

They will announce the suspension of the tournament shortly
miércoles, 21 de abril de 2021 · 03:00

And that's it. Because the announcement of the creation of the European Super League shook the world of football and, above all, the clubs of the Old Continent directly affected. However, shortly after its launch, and in the face of direct threats from UEFA and FIFA, the clubs began to turn down. And late yesterday, everything ended for the Super League: with a statement, they confirmed that there will be no new competition. Thus, a war that had divided the waters of European football ended.

Voices against. Fans, footballers and leaders of other clubs shouted to the sky. And the Super League died before being born as a direct competition. Because from the British side, they were the first to warn that they were not going to participate.

The first break was made by Manchester City. Hours later, with two virtually simultaneous tweets, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United unsubscribed from what they had created just two days earlier. Arsenal's message on Twitter was the most forceful: "As a result of listening to you and the wider football community in recent days, we have withdrawn from the proposed Super League. We made a mistake, and we apologize for him".

However, at some point, it seemed that the most resistant clubs to get off were the Spanish. Real Madrid, especially with Florentino Pérez at the helm as the president of the new competition, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid were resisting. The Italians? They had adopted a position of unity: they all leave or they all stay, despite the fact that Inter was about to get off.

Although, when everything indicated that there would be no more news yesterday, the European Super League announced its suspension. But he warned that they will keep trying in the future. "We are going to reconsider the proper steps to remodel the project". Thus, the project of the great European clubs was at least to be seen. The voices against it did not prosper. A competition that was not played and that has already been suspended...

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