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Hate modern football? – Sport-Journal

There is no sport or social and cultural section more classic in our lives than football. The changes are not well received. Never. Any alterati


There is no sport or social and cultural section more classic in our lives than football. The changes are not well received. Never. Any alteration of football as we conceive it seems an offense to those who created it in a London pub in 1863. The referee, the changes, the offside, the cards, the transfers and in recent years the technology and the VAR arose … But for 150 years it does not seem too much.

Now, for a while, new strange elements appear that make us put our hands to our heads: foreign properties, capital funds, sheikhs, tycoons and emirs who want to invest their money in an industry that has done nothing lately but give millionaires. Newcastle and Saudi Prince Bin Salman have joined the party. For the city and its people it has been an overwhelming illusion, especially because of the unstable situation they were going through with Mike Ashley; pFor the rest of the greats of Europe it seems an offense towards their current status, already altered by other new rich like PSG, City and Chelsea.

The crisis caused by the coronavirus has accelerated the search for lost money. The idea of ​​the Super League or that of holding a World Cup every two years is intended to raise more money from third parties (JP Morgan, televisions, sponsors…). However, it is viewed with suspicion that this money comes from states. Why? Are they not going to water millions of people through transfers with a snowball effect? Isn’t a modern football with money better than a classic one without it? Is it so hard to recognize that there is always someone richer? Maybe that’s it …