Lille owner on decision to curtail season: "It almost makes us look like pariahs"
2 June 2020
Gerard Lopez believes France was too quick to cancel the season.
He says the decision makes it seem like football is not important.
Lille owner Gerard Lopez has become the latest to voice his discontent with the decision to curtail the French football season.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, Lopez said he was saddened by the image it has given the country's football.
"Almost like football is not important. I hear politicians in other countries stating that football is very important and is a way for people to rejoice again, that it's a way to get people to watch something that is live," he said.
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