UEFA and the three clubs still active in the Super League (Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona) are continuing their battle in court. The European football body is exposed to the payment of significant financial compensation in the event of exclusion from all European competitions.
The Super League is dead, long live football… Well, not quite. Despite a project killed stillborn after anger and strong opposition from supporters across Europe, three rebellious clubs remain willing to lead the fight against UEFA.
The recent ruling by a Madrid court in favor of Real, Juventus and Barça against UEFA could well have real consequences for European competitions. Still threatened with exclusion by the governing body, the three clubs could pocket a nice check in return according to information from the Daily Mail.
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Spanish justice has ruled for the rebels
The British daily assures him, the Spanish justice would have informed the UEFA that it would expose itself to the payment of a heavy financial compensation in the event of sporting sanction of exclusion of the slingers from the Champions League.
The judge behind the recent decision, Manuel Ruiz de Lara, relies on competition law and confirms that Real, Barça and Juve remain in their right with the creation of the Super League.
Therefore, the three clubs could sue UEFA in the event of exclusion from all European competitions. According to the Daily Mail, this compensation would correspond to about 20% of the income to which the slingers would be entitled by participating in the Champions League or the Europa League.
Depending on the various performance bonuses and the course of the clubs in C1, this amount can reach nearly 100 million euros. In 2020-2021, Juventus received € 69m. Barça pocketed € 72m despite his elimination in the eighth against PSG. Finally, Real touched € 92 million with their elimination at the gates of the final. With such amounts, UEFA would have had to pay them each between 13.8 and 18.4 million euros.