Manchester City announced its withdrawal first, before Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur followed suit, which is the strongest blow to the European Super League project.
Pique: The fans are the king of football
Pique commented in English on his Twitter account on the move, saying: “Football belongs to the public today more than ever before.”
Football belongs to the fans. Today more than ever.
– Gerard Piqué (@ 3gerardpique) April 20, 2021
Twelve European clubs announced the launch of the competition two days ago, and since then several parties have declared their rejection of the proposal, led by the European Football Association and the International Football Association.
And football fans in all European countries agreed to reject this idea, which, if implemented, would lead to the collapse of the value of the Champions League, which is the most important competition in the old continent.
Florentino Perez, President of Real Madrid and the most important icon of the project, confirmed that what prompted them to think about this competition is to achieve sufficient profits to compensate the financial losses that clubs incur annually, stressing that their goal is to preserve football.
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