Aleksander Čeferin, president of UEFA, in a FIFA congress


The 'stick' from Ceferin to Florentino Pérez for the Super League

Published:27/12/2020 - 13:22h

Updated:27/12/2020 - 13:23h

Aleksander Ceferin, UEFA President, spoke about the creation of the European Super League. The Slovenian made it clear that it is a selfish idea and criticized Florentino Pérez, Madrid president, for trying to carry it out

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Aleksander Ceferin, president of the UEFA, spoke in an interview for the half esloveno '24ur' on the Superliga and how would affect to the rest of clubs that created . The maximum mandator of the most important competition of Europe surprised with his statements against Florentino Pérez, president of the Real Madrid, that is doing strength so that it believes this new tournament of clubs.

"This is the dream of Florentino Pérez from 30 years ago, when not even it was in the football. The two main presidential candidates of the Barcelona have pronounced publicly against of the Superliga. The Bayern of Munich, the Juventus and the English clubs have pronounced in the same sense", began the esloveno, leaving clear that there are more teams against that in favour of the Superliga.

Ceferin Was very conclusive with his message and launched a dart to Florentino leaving fall that it is a selfish and that this new competition would be a very hard stick for the majority of groups of Europe. "It is an idea, a wish of those who do not concern by the rest of the football. That only it interests him what will be today and no what will happen morning. This would suppose the ruin for the small teams and only would serve to enrich to the most powerful clubs", affirmed.

Changing entirely of subject, the president of the UEFA cleared that the idea that has is that the final of this season have the same format of always and was with public. "First we will see how it develops the process of vaccination and the fast that can do . we are preparing Us So that the final was as all the years. This means that it can have public in the terracings", informed.

In relation to the format of the League of Champions, Ceferin announced that it could have important changes from 2024. "The format will keep on being the same until 2024. Until then, the rights have sold . We are speaking of not playing the weekend because we want to keep the value of the national leagues. But we are valuing a slightly different system, more interesting that includes absolutely everything. The Champions League will be so special as it is it now", aimed.

Ceferin, proud of the work during the pandemia

Finally, it wanted to stand out the work of all the members of the UEFA during all the pandemia to coordinate the dispute of all the parties. "We do not sleep a lot, we had to work day and night. We speak with the governments. We speak of health more than of football. We attain to play more than 1.200 parties during this time without an important incident", concluded, proud.

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