Spanish Super Cup: “The Saudis know all about football's potential to cleanse reputations and gloss over the most heinous crimes”
26 April 2019
“For them (The Saudis) the timing couldn't be better,” says expert after proposal to relocate Spanish Super Cup to Saudi.
US Soccer Federation in legal battle to stop Ecuadorian league game on home soil.
“If this deal stands, everything is for sale and everything is possible,” says expert before crucial vote on Monday on Madrid.
The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) will vote on Monday on whether to relocate the Super Cup to Saudi Arabia, amid mounting concern of fans and human rights advocates.
The proposed 6 year deal, would be worth £30million annually to the RFEF, in the latest example of football associations expanding their domestic game overseas.
Do you want to read this article?
Get instant access by subscribing to our free weekly newsletter.
You will receive a link that unlocks the article in an email.
Passionate about football and the business behind the beautiful game?
Subscribe now to access all the latest news and exclusive industry insights from leading football finance experts.
Already a member? Login