Barcelona and Real Madrid set to receive a shocking fee for the Super League
Reports now indicate that Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to receive huge pay checks following their decision to remain in the Super League after the recent judgement of the European Court of Justice.
Barcelona and Real Madrid issued official statements today, December 21, 2023, in response to a recent decision by the European Court of Justice regarding the Super League. The court ruled in favor of the league, stating that UEFA and FIFA had misused their authority.
Real Madrid's statement on the decision of the Court of Justice regarding the European Court of Justice praised the free and fairness of the process leading up to the call. The club's president Florentino Perez stated, "Today we once again have the duty and responsibility to give European football the new impetus it so badly needs, And to achieve this, we will continue to defend a modern project, fully compatible with national competitions, open to all, based on sporting merit and that will effectively impose respect for financial fair play. A project that will bring economic sustainability for all clubs and that above all will protect the players and excite fans around the world."
Barcelona's statement read, "In a year when the club is celebrating its 125th anniversary, Barça wishes to continue to offer its experience and knowledge of different sports to propose solutions for current issues in elite sport. That is why it is declaring its support for the Super League promoted by A22 and encourages constructive debate among both domestic and international football bodies, which have now been endorsed by today’s sentence by the Court of Justice of the European Union."
How much will Real Madrid and Barcelona get from the Super League?
Reports indicate that Real Madrid and Barcelona are poised to receive 1 billion euros each for their decision to remain in the European Super League following the decisions of other clubs to leave.