British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that he would make every effort to prevent the new European Football Super League from taking place in the manner announced by 12 European clubs.
Johnson said in an interview: “We will look at what we can do in cooperation with the football authorities to ensure that the league is not organized in the manner currently proposed.”
“I don’t think this is good news for the public and I don’t think it is good news for football in this country,” Johnson added.
On Sunday, 12 major European clubs announced the launch of the separatist Super League, led by Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid, in light of widespread opposition from elements inside and outside the game.
On Sunday, FIFA announced its refusal to hold the tournament outside the framework of international football.
The European Football Association (UEFA) has also threatened the “UEFA” with penalties against all the clubs and players who will participate in the proposed European Super League championship, amounting to “preventing the clubs concerned from playing in any other competition at the local, European or global level, and their players may be deprived of the opportunity to represent.” Their national teams. ”