EFESports Desk

The announcement late last night that some of Europe’s richest football clubs including Real Madrid, Manchester United and Liverpool had signed up for the creation of an elite European Super League has sparked a huge backlash from fans, former players and even politicians such as the United Kingdom's prime minister Boris Johnson.

Spearheaded by Real Madrid’s chairman Florentino Perez, who would become CEO of the Super League, the plan envisions an elite competition with some of the continent’s biggest clubs playing against each other on a weekly basis. EFE