2023-01-31 17:10:53

Spanish court rules in favour of the European Super League

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By Roddy Cons

Real Madrid president Florentino Prez rejoice! The European Super League (ESL) is back on the tableor is it? A Spanish court ruled on Tuesday that FIFA and UEFA have no grounds to prevent the sports top clubs from forming a European Super League and judges in Madrid were fiercely critical of the behaviour of world soccers governing body and its European counterpart, who it claimed were trying to sustain a monopoly and abusing their positions of dominance.

What did a Spanish court say about FIFA and UEFAs monopolising?

The judges gave a lengthy explanation as to why they had reached their decision, which can be summarised as follows:

FIFA and UEFA cannot justify their anti-competitive behaviour as if they were the sole custodians of certain European values, especially if this is to serve as an excuse to sustain a monopoly from which they can exclude or hinder the initiative of their would-be competitor, the European Super League.

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