Leagues chief warns “Super League ideology is still alive”

27 May 2021

Javier Tebas
Photo: Alamy Javier Tebas, President of LaLiga.

Javier Tebas, the LaLiga CEO and European Leagues UEFA Exco representative, warns that the Super League was more than a competition idea, but an “ideology” that is still alive.

Tebas alleges that FIFA president Gianni Infantino was one of the figures behind the attempt by 12 leading clubs to form their own pan-European competition.

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The CEO of LaLiga has warned that the idea of a European Super League is not dead, and has repeated his claims that the FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, was behind the failed breakaway league.

Javier Tebas, who also serves as the European Leagues' UEFA Exco representative, made the claims at a gathering in Madrid of more than 300 clubs, organised by the Leagues body and hosted by LaLiga. He warned that European football risked going bankrupt if the renegade clubs weren’t stopped.

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