‘We must NOT take away the success and ambition from small clubs’: Legendary former AC Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi rejects European Super League proposals leading his old club
Legendary former AC Milan and Italy manager Arrigo Sacchi has rejected plans for a European Super League in which his former club has pledged to participate.
Milan is one of 12 ‘founding teams’ for the leading group in a move that has already been heavily criticized in the global football landscape.
The iconic boss told it today Sportsmail that the powers that make these decisions “should not take away the ambition for success and victory from small clubs that are small now, but may be great in the future.”
Legendary ex-boss Arrigo Sacchi is not on board with the newly proposed Super League
The Super League would allow only five more competitive teams in addition to the 15 permanent teams for each iteration, causing anger among football fans who feel the restrictive new league is destroying everything the game stands for, while serving to make the rich richer .
Exclusive against Sportsmail, Said Sacchi: ‘For me, football is a good of humanity and this wonderful sport cannot be reduced to a living room for a few.
Sacchi was a football title and won two European Cups and a European Super Cup with Milan
‘We should not create this block for the benefit of all stakeholders, especially the fans. For those who love this sport, even in these difficult moments.
‘Football is good for everyone. We need to remember it more forcefully and more often. ‘
Sacchi further noted that the beauty of football lies in the emergence of other teams, who defy the odds to take miraculous European runs and thereby grow in stature, with good examples from Leicester City and Atalanta.
Sacchi added: “We should not take away the ambition for success and victory from small clubs that are small today, but could be big in the future.
Sacchi’s former club Milan, which has a wealth of European experience, is leading the exodus
‘All clubs must have hope, everyone must dream of winning in Europe and be able to play on an equal footing under their own steam. Land against the top clubs.
‘We have to avoid the’ star domains’, we have to prevent football from becoming a story for a few good friends. Football is joy and culture, these are the aspects that apply to all participants in the most beautiful and most appreciated sport in Italy and the world.
‘The new football must have clear ideas and serious work plans on every financial and technical aspect, but we must avoid the danger of cynical affairs, of negative financial accounts of the clubs. We must avoid “Divismo”.
When asked to further explain what he means by ‘divismo’ and what it could mean for future football, Saachi explained, ‘The divismo is the desire to search for’ Divi ‘to turn them into idols and icons. change.
‘This style does not match the football that I have practiced and in which I have won by coaching clubs and national teams, my teams have always expressed ethical values, even when they compete against companies that we had no great economic value, she fought on the field. ‘
The plans would deny fairytales like Leicester in the Champions League after winning the title