Laporta, new president of the Barça


When did Barça join the list of founders of the Super League?

Published:19/04/2021 - 08:19h

Updated:19/04/2021 - 11:00h

The FC Barcelona is one of the twelve Clubs Founders of the new Superliga European and signed his union to the tournament before the final of the Glass of Rey

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The football will be living his more important revolution in the next months with the birth of the Superliga European, a new tournament that has desatado controversial between the founders and the FIFA or UEFA. With the announcement of his foundation, have explained the details of all the related to the competition, formed by twelve clubs, until the moment, with the FC Barcelona between them.

The club azlugrana, in fact, signed his definite union to the Superliga the past Saturday, before the final of the Glass of the King in The Cartuja. As it has informed 'Sportive World', Joan Laporta, president of the Barcelona entity, gave the 'OK' definite and added to the list of Clubs Founders, where also are the Real Madrid, Athletic, Milan, Arsenal, Chelsea, Inter, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham.

It fits to remember that Josep María Bartomeu, before his resignation at most mandator of the FC Barcelona, had confirmed that the Managerial Board of the club of this moment had approved the participation of the group culé in a possible Superliga. Later, during his presidential campaign, Joan Laporta showed very opened to the possibility that the Barça added to the list of teams that would participate.

Like this then , in the offices of the Camp Nou would understand that the participation, like club founder, in the new tournament supposes an economic entry very important for the Barça, that already lives an economic situation very delicate. And it is that in the communiqué published by Florentino Pérez, first president of the tournament, and company, establishes that it foresees " that they surpass the 10.000 million euros along the period of commitment of the Clubs".

Of the same way, have explained that, in return of his commitment, "the Clubs Founders will receive, in group, a payment of an alone time of 3.500 million euros devoted only to tackle plans of investment in infrastructures and compensate the impact of the pandemia of the COVID-19".

A controversial competition

The participants of the Superliga have stepped forward, previous to the approval of the new format of the Champions League, that will be admitted this Monday in the Executive Committee of the UEFA. With the foundation of this tournament, the competition of European clubs would happen to second plane or, definitively, would leave to exist.

The true is that already they have won two very important enemies: the FIFA and UEFA, in addition to the different confederations that this Sunday signed a communiqué positioning totally against of the creation of the new competition.

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