Break­away and face ban

Taranaki Daily News - - Sport -

The world’s best foot­ballers have been warned by Fifa that play­ing in a break­away Euro­pean Su­per League would lead to World Cup bans. Fifa pres­i­dent Gianni In­fantino is­sued the warn­ing yes­ter­day fol­low­ing the pub­lish­ing of con­fi­den­tial doc­u­ments in the ‘Foot­ball Leaks’ se­ries in Ger­man mag­a­zine Der Spiegel. The se­ries re­vealed Span­ish club Real Madrid was work­ing with con­sul­tants on a 16-team Su­per League to kick off in 2021 – ef­fec­tively re­plac­ing the Cham­pi­ons League and out­side the con­trol of Uefa.

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