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Former World Best Player rejects Super League

Former World Best Footballer and Inter winger, Luis Figo has rejected the newly created European Super League and slammed the idea as a ‘greedy and callous move’.

12 clubs – including Juventus, Milan, Inter and the big six in England, joined by Barcelona and Real Madrid decided to break away and create the new competition with has cost a major uproar.

Figo opined that the founding clubs of the competition are ‘greedy’ and predicts a ‘disaster for grassroots and the wider football community’ if it is allowed.

“This so-called Super League is anything but Super,” Figo wrote on Twitter. “This greedy and callous move would spell disaster for our grassroots, for women’s football, and the wider football community.

“Only to serve self-interested owners, who stopped caring about their fans long ago, and complete disregard for sporting merit.”

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