Through the voice of the FFF and the LFP, French football is scratching the project of the European Super League.
The idea of a European Football Super League continues to provoke a kind of chain reaction. After UEFA, or Emmanuel Macron, the French authorities have also shown their opposition to the project of an elite continental championship, like American basketball NBA version.
« The hegemonic dreams of an oligarchy will result in the disappearance of a European system that has allowed football an unprecedented development on the European continent », Begins the press release signed by the Professional Football League and the French Football Federation.
📝 Press release ➡️ https://t.co/Iql0L5WsDy pic.twitter.com/iYrX2yb7lB
– Professional Football League (@LFPfr) April 18, 2021
The project in which for the moment appear twelve prestigious clubs would constitute a huge brake on the development of football, underline the LFP and the FFF: “The Superleague project will put an end to a system based on sporting merit and which has known set up solidarity mechanisms with all European federations.