Michel Platini, former president of the UEFA, defended the project of the Super league European Union and harshly criticized the performance of Aleksander ceferin, current top leader of the body that governs European football. “This conflict makes me laugh. For 50 years, clubs have been trying to change the formula of European competitions and this time the managers almost succeeded. But there was a strong reaction from the fans and the press, so everything was blocked. The people and the media did what the UEFA could not do: unite the clubs, “he said Platini in an interview with Il Giornale.
Platini admitted that “I am in favor of meritocracy in football”, but recalled that “in 1992, when, admitting that he was “in favor of meritocracy in football” but remembering: “In 1992, when the format of the current Champions, I voted against ”, highlighted the former French footballer.