Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid and one of the mentors of the creation of the European Premier League, defended on Monday to be a more attractive match between so-called “sharks” from modest teams.
The meringue director spoke on the sports program “El Chiringuito”, on the Mega TDT channel. “What you gain is more money. Real Madrid – Manchester or Barcelona – Inter? It is more attractive than facing a modest team participating in the Champions League,” he stressed.
Florentino Pires considered that it is this type of game that allows you to generate more money. “What is the whole world asking for? We have supporters all over the world, you can see it through social networks and followers. This is what makes money. It’s about everyone, it’s aging. If those of us are in the first place so we don’t lose money, it flows.” To everyone. But if money is not generated, it does not exist, “he justified.
“Tell me what you get from the Champions League? In the Premier League, there are 15 clubs that generate value for television and five will come for sporting merit. Sevilla? You can participate, it’s not closed, that’s not true. We believe in the advantages of teams, who strive for To be worthy of participating in a competition like this. But what wins this money is this, and then we are in solidarity. UEFA receives 120 or 130 million and we will give it 400. Shared between clubs. That money, we did it to save football in general. ” For the president of Real Madrid.
The director also said he will discuss with UEFA the Premier League. “We say we will talk to UEFA and FIFA. We are the generators. We will see how we can get to these five places. I don’t know why they are angry. We said in the statement that we will talk to UEFA.”