Real Madrid’s D
Plus Euros, new Club World Cup, Africa Cup of Nations, Uefa Champions League / Europa etc and the small matter of domestic leagues, cups and overseas pre-season tours.
Is anyone thinking of the players? Of football overkill? Football potentially drowning in its own largesse. https://t.co/y631bmi3mM
— Richard Conway (@richard_conway) May 2, 2018
The world’s governing body of football wants to expand the tournament to 24 teams and have it played in June every four years. The Confederations Cup would consequently be scrapped. It’s claimed that the revamp could generate $25bn in revenue.
Nevertheless, a number of clubs in Europe are reportedly against the proposed competition, which could threaten the Champions League’s global popularity and thus revenue. European giants Real Madrid are not among them, however.
“We think that for fans it could be a very interesting competition,” Butragueno said on Real Madrid TV (via Marca). “Honestly, we think it could be a very attractive competition.”
“We are talking about the best European teams and from other continents.