Brutal European Super League breakaway snaps limited bonds of solidarity | David Conn

Brutal European Super League breakaway snaps limited bonds of solidarity | David Conn

The Guardian

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The outbreak of ruthless self-seeking greed is a sad self-inflicted crisis after the cooperation during the pandemic

A year ago when the coronavirus was first ripping across Europe, football’s leaders seemed to declare a noticeable truce, putting aside their squabbles over money and self-seeking, to do the right thing over a matter of life and death.

Speaking after postponing the European Championship last March in the hope it might enable club seasons to finish, the Uefa president, Aleksander Ceferin, was moved by the spirit of cooperation in which discussions had been held.

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