Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said the Super League will not see the light of day, he says. As a reminder, eight of the twelve clubs at the origin of the project, of which the Bavarian club never belonged, left it.
The idea of creating a football Super League is “definitely buried,” Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on Sunday, a week after the failed attempt by twelve major European clubs to create a competing Champions League event .
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“In the end, it may even be a good thing that we had all this circus for 48 hours (…) businessmen have understood once and for all that football does not only respond to a logic economic, “says the former Ballon d’Or who became a leader in the Sunday newspaper Bild-am-Sonntag.
Rummenigge tackles Agnelli and his relationship to money
After the international emotion generated by the creation of a Super League, and the abandonment of the project by the majority of its promoters after two days, Rummenigge was appointed Tuesday to the UEFA executive committee in place of Andrea Agnelli, the boss of Juventus who had been one of the engines of dissent.
Agnelli, who sits on the boards of directors of Fiat and the investment company Exor, “does not have the same profile as me”, assures Rummenigge: “I myself have played football, I have always thought I had a responsibility to football, not just money. “