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Unanimous rejection! LaLiga clubs position themselves against the Superliga

Published:22/04/2021 - 17:16h

Updated:22/04/2021 - 17:16h

The 39 LaLiga clubs that have not been invited to participate in the European Super League met this Thursday and made their position clear regarding the tournament

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The Superliga European no for to add reactions and enemies. This Thursday, LaLiga has gathered with the 39 Spanish clubs that have not been invited to participate in the tournament contrived by Florentino Pérez, that the FC Barcelona supports, to argue the format of the competition, but have left his clear posture of total rejection, when determining that sand treats of "an enclosed European league and elitist".

In a communiqué, published after the summit, LaLiga announced that "the present clubs have refused unanimously and vigorously the plans of creation of this competition. All the clubs believe firmly in the sportive merit like only criterion to be able to classify for the international competitions of clubs through the respective national leagues".

It fits to remember that, in the proposed by the Superliga, in the competition went to participate fijamente 15 clubs (founders) year after year, leaving five squares to contest it between the rest of the teams of all Europe. With this, Florentino Pérez and company looked for that the parties were more attractive for the public, but have 'crashed' with the negative reaction by part of the organisms and fanatical.

The main reason by which the clubs in Spain, to exception of the Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Athletic of Madrid (that it renounced to the competition, but was not invited to the meeting) is that "the fans to the football of all Europe can dream with that his club, was cual was his dimension, can stand out in a competition, arrive to the highest, and compete in the summit of the European football", adding that it treats of a tradition in the old continent in which it prevails the football and that thus it would not have to see loomed neither modified.

"An enclosed European League and elitist"

In the writing, signed by the 39 pertaining teams to LaLiga Santander and SmartBank, aim that the global rejection to the competition has "put of self-evident that an enclosed European league and elitist is unfeasible and no wished" and that the reactions that have seen in the last days show "cuán important is an open ecosystem for the football and the communion with the fans".

To finalise, have explained that LaLiga will continue working with all the parts interested, included the fanatical , government, UEFA, the RFEF, the AFE and the European Leagues "to protect the best interests of the game and ask to the clubs that follow involved in the competition proposed that they cease his participation immediately", sentenced.

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