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Zidane comments on the controversial European Super League

Zinedine Zidane - Real Madrid
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The announcement of the imminent birth of the breakaway league has been met with intense outrage from the football community.

Zinedine Zidane has refused to be drawn into a discussion about the European Super League.

Real Madrid are one of the 12 founding members of the Super League, with club president Florentino Perez understood to be assuming the role of chairman.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino recently issued a warning saying the clubs involved in the competition will have to deal with the ‘consequences’.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin also cautioned that the players participating will be prohibited from playing in the World Cup and Euros.

Real Madrid also risk being eliminated from the Champions League and getting kicked out of La Liga if they continue

“This is a matter for the president,” Zidane responded when asked about the Super League during the pre-match press conference ahead of the match against Cadiz, via Managing Madrid.

“I’m here to talk about tomorrow’s match. Everyone has an opinion, but I’m not here to talk about that.

“You can say Zidane sits on the fence, but my job is the day to day and tomorrow’s match. I could give an opinion, but it won’t make a difference. For me, it’s all about Cádiz.”