Atlético de Madrid
has confirmed through a statement on its official website its adherence to the European Super League, in which he would be one of the three Spanish representatives together with Real Madrid and Barcelona, and that according to the rojiblanco club aims to be “the best sports club competition in the world.”
The rojiblanco team, which already appeared this Sunday mentioned among the twelve founding teams according to the initiative’s website, has ratified its adherence this Monday at a meeting of its Board of directors.
“The Atlético de Madrid has reached an agreement with eleven of the most important football clubs in Europe to form a new competition, the Super League, which will be governed by their Founding Clubs and that it was born with the desire to be the best sports competition at club level in the world ”, he points out on his website.
This new competition, in which, in addition to the three Spanish clubs already mentioned, the Italians would participate as founding members. Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus and the english Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham it would include 20 teams, 15 with a fixed place and five that would be classified by sporting merits.
His announcement awoke the frontal opposition of the UEFA, the English FA, the Premier, the RFEF, The league, the FIGC and the legacy Serie A in a joint statement; followed by another from FIFA in which he declared “his disapproval of a‘ closed and divided European league ’”; and the rejection of the French president Emmanuel Macron and the British Prime Minister, Boris
The coach of the Athletic, the Argentinian Diego Pablo Simeone, said about this project, when asked after Sunday’s league game against him Eibar (5-0) that he is “ready to train” where they tell him and expressed that he has “no doubt” that the rojiblanco club “will decide the best” for the entity.
“The coaches are prepared to train the clubs and I have no doubt that our club will make the best decision as a consequence of what is convenient for the future of the club,” he said in that sense in the telematic press conference at the end of the triumph in the Metropolitan Wanda.