The collapse of the Super league It may seem like a defeat for the clubs that decided to found the competition last weekend, but it is very close to being a overwhelming victory for the two teams that have not yet announced their retirement: Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
Florentino Pérez, the main creator and leader of this format, wanted shield oneself to prevent the other participants from giving the scared and included a clause for this, as he explained in his various interviews this week.
The contracts signed by the teams to be part of the project included a 300 million euro penalty clause, as reported by Voz Pópuli. An equivalent to their respective part of the total of 3,200 million euros that the Super League received from JP Morgan to finance the competition … and that was destined for the founders.
The aforementioned media assures, referring to sources close to the project, that “the Super League will remain alive as long as these clubs do not pay that penalty.” They also add that UEFA is trying to find ways to help these clubs leave the competition Definitively.
To this day, Barça and Real Madrid have been both only founding clubs that have not expressed their intention to leave the Super League, and could benefit greatly from the fright of their teammates, who can now be the debt sanitizers of 500 and 354 million euros that they accumulated respectively in their last fiscal year.