Before the kick-off of this match of the 31st day of La Liga, the players of Getafe made a guard of honor to those of Barça for their title in the King’s Cup. By wearing a T-shirt hostile to the Super League supported by Catalan president Joan Laporta.
“Earn it”: deserve it. It is with this inscription on a black T-shirt that the Getafe players welcomed Barça this Thursday, for the match of the 31st day of La Liga. On the back of it, another sentence: “Football is for the fans.” Two references to the signing of FC Barcelona for the Super League, launched Sunday at the instigation of the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez, now on “stand by” after the defection of the Premier League clubs.
A guard of honor for the King’s Cup title
Getafe made a guard of honor to salute the title of Lionel Messi and his teammates in the King’s Cup, with this 4-0 against Bilbao in the final. But the club will therefore have taken the opportunity to send a message. Main recipient? Without doubt the Catalan president Joan Laporta, who recalled this Thursday the need for Barça or the other clubs to create a Super League, more profitable. Not the same opinion as Gerard Piqué, who considers the Super League dangerous for long-term football.
“The big clubs provide a lot of resources and we must say our respect for the financial distribution. It must be (the Super League, note) an attractive competition, based on sporting merit, justified the leader. We are the defenders of the national leagues and we are open to an open dialogue with uefa. We need more resources to make this a great show. I think there will be an agreement. There has been pressure on some clubs, but the proposal still exists. “On the pitch, Barça won 5-2.