Javier Thebes, president of the LFP


Tebas, about Barça-Madrid: "Putting the 'Clásico' at 13 allows you to see it in more places"

Published:5/10/2019 - 08:35h

Updated:5/10/2019 - 08:35h

Javier Tebas gave explanations of the time of the Classic par excellence of Spanish football. The president of the LFP defended that the game be played at 1:00 pm so that it can be seen from all parts of the world

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Javier Thebes, president of the League of Professional Football, went one of the invited to the presentation of the new agreement of LaLiga with Movistar. The one of Saint José, Costa Rica, spoke of the schedule of the Classical ​ and of why has decided that to the 13:00 hours. Thebes left clear that the football has gone back international and that it has to think in the fans of all the parts of the world.

"Now you put a classical to the one and can see it in more places, is like giving it to all the world. Our international work consists in this, if we do not put it to this hour in Asia do not see it. The football is Spain, but has left to be alone heritage Spanish. There are a lot of fans all over the world", affirmed.

A meeting of these dimensions does not be used to to be to the midday in Spain, but does already several years that many Classical play in schedules nearer to the morning that to thenight . That the Barça-Madrid lives with more strength in Spain that in the rest of the world is something sure, but with the quantity of fans that have both teams was, is normal that the televisions want to have his visualisations.

Thebes, in addition to the Classical, spoke on the assistance to the stadiums of LaLiga, that is growing year to year. "In assistance go well, in the last 6 years have grown 25%, the prices of the abonos have gone down, another thing are the entrances, but this season go to happen the 15 million viewers of assistance to the stadiums", aimed.

The president of the LFP, also referred to the enormous competition that there is in LaLiga. It put of example the bad results that is having the Madrid in domestic competition lately. "When I hear crisis of the Real Madrid I see it in the version of the full half glass and think what good are the others. Have a competitive league in which every time it costs more win", commented.

Thebes spoke of the feminine football

Finally, Thebes reflexionó on the feminine football and his growth. The president of the LFP thinks that before putting more money needs that the people show interest by him. "If it inflates of money the feminine football without generating it go to have a problem. The key to know if it works is to know what is happening all the weekends with the feminine football and are remaining us with 500/600 viewers. In this were working, now no longer leaves us . The key is that there are some important averages of assistance, if we begin the other way around, and gives me the feeling that it is beginning the house by the roof, the house will fall ", concluded.

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