This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.
Part One: The legalities of the European Super League with Kiyan Sobhani, Gabe Lezra, and Evan Mateer
- Can an American sports model exist in European football?
- Can UEFA and FIFA actually legally ban players from playing international football?
- How and why did the ESL dissolve?
- Why did the politicians get involved?
- Failure to get political support
- Does the basketball Euro League work?
- JP Morgan’s funding
- Are there consequences for the teams that backed out?
- Why was this rushed?
- How was the ESL so unprepared?
- The fan protests
- Why this wasn’t meant to be an ‘American invasion’
- Can we fight racism the same way?
- How far away are we from a players union?
Part Two (51:10): Florentino’s quotes on El Larguero and Cadiz post-game with Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear
- Florentino’s quotes
- Why these interviews aren’t helping the situation
- More lies
- The criteria to be a founding member
- Why didn’t he involve the opinion of the socios?
- Wanting the rich to get richer
- The main hidden message Florentino conveyed about Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland
- His quotes on Sergio Ramos / Luka Modric’s contracts
- David Alaba
- Zinedine Zidane’s starting XI vs Cadiz
- 5 Brazilians on the field!
- Another solid 3-at-the-back performance
- Antonio Blanco’s performance
- Rodrygo Goes’s performance
- Alvaro Odriozola’s performance
- Vinicius Jr’s performance
- His spirit
- Cadiz’s tactical mistakes
- And more.
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Euan McTear (@emctear)
Evan Mateer (@evan_mateer)