In addition to the Champions League and Europa League, the Conference League is also coming soon. Oh yes, and the Nations League still exists. Toni Kroos has a clear opinion about the many competitions.
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In view of the discussion about a European super league, football player Toni Kroos has been critical of new competitions. “At the end of the day, of all these extra things that have been invented (…) somehow we are just the dolls from Fifa and Uefa,” said Kroos in the podcast “Einfach mal Luppen,” which Wednesday. appeared, in which he participated. discussed football with his brother Felix.
Competitions such as the Nations League or the planned Club World Cup expansion are planned “to suck everything financially, and of course, physically suck everything out of every player.”
“It’s also good to leave certain things as they are right”
Kroos declines a super competition. Such competitions are certainly sportingly exciting. However, if the top clubs were to compete alone in the super league, smaller clubs would look “down the pipe” and the gap between young and old would widen even further.
The Real Madrid midfielder said: “It’s good to leave things like that behind when they’re good.” With the existing competitions and international competitions you have “top products”, said the 2014 world champion.
Most recently, outgoing Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu announced that the club was in that league would be: “Yesterday we approved a proposal to participate in a future European super league as this would ensure the club’s financial stability,” he said at the end of October.