Winners and losers in Super League plan for European soccer
Fans burn a Liverpool replica shirt outside Elland Road, as a protest against Liverpool's decision to be included amongst the clubs attempting to form a new European Super League, in Leeds, England, Monday, April 19, 2021. Reaction to the proposals from 12 clubs to rip up European soccer by forming a breakaway Super League has ranged from anger and condemnation to humor and sarcasm. (Zac Goodwin/PA via AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 filer, the chairman of the European Club Association, ECA, Italy's Andrea Agnelli attends a news conference after the plenary general assembly of the European Club Association, ECA, in Geneva, Switzerland. If the stylish and swashbuckling soccer romantic Giovanni Agnelli represented the epitome of club presidents a few generations ago, his nephew Andrea Agnelli’s affinity for the cut-throat business side of the sport falls more in line with the American and foreign owners who are gobbling up the European game. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
A member of the public passes a banner outside Liverpool's Anfield Stadium protesting the formation of the European Super League, Liverpool, England, Monday, April 19, 2021. Players at the 12 clubs setting up their own Super League could be banned from this year's European Championship and next year's World Cup, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Monday.