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Florentino Perez continues to name for Tremendous League & assaults PSG president

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Florentino Perez has as soon as once more referred to as for a Tremendous League to be launched, attacking PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi within the course of.

Perez was a type of behind the creation of a proposed Tremendous League and, regardless of the backlash from followers all around the world, has remained adamant that it ought to be launched.

Talking at Actual Madrid’s annual normal assembly, he continued to push for it, saying that soccer would profit massively from the highest groups usually enjoying each other, drawing a comparability to tennis.

“Our sport is sick. It is dropping its management as a world sport,” he mentioned.

“We mustn’t be confused by the impression of Actual Madrid’s European Cup run [in the Champions League last season] once we have been concerned in seven video games of the very best depth and curiosity. That was the results of the draw, and of the standard and greatness of our group. It was a spectacle that helped convey pleasure again to the viewers.

“That is why we imagine European competitions should change, to supply followers top-level video games year-round between the strongest groups, with one of the best gamers competing.

“In tennis, [Rafa] Nadal and [Roger] Federer have performed 40 occasions in 15 years. Nadal and [Novak] Djokovic have performed 59 matches in 16 years. In soccer we have solely performed Liverpool 9 occasions in 67 years. We have performed Chelsea 4 occasions within the historical past of the European Cup. What sense does it make to deprive followers of all these video games?”

PSG have been one of many few high golf equipment to not assist the Tremendous League when it was introduced, with president Al-Khelaifi, who can be the chairman of the European Golf equipment’ Affiliation, being outspoken in his criticism of it.

In his speech, Perez addressed him immediately, responded to such criticism.

“Lately the chairman of the European Golf equipment’ Affiliation mentioned, speaking in regards to the Tremendous League, that Actual Madrid are afraid of the competitors. Perhaps the president of the ECA needs to be reminded who Actual Madrid are. Competitors is in our DNA,” he mentioned.

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