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Europe’s Rebel Soccer League Collapses After Fans Force Exit (1)

April 21, 2021, 11:08 AM

Europe’s rebel soccer league crumbled just days after its launch as teams pulled out amid fury from the sport’s authorities, politicians and fans.

Juventus Chairman Andrea Agnelli, one of the leading architects of the European Super League, said the project will no longer go ahead, according to a spokesman. Earlier the league had said it was considering “appropriate steps to reshape the project.”

The collapse was inevitable after all six English clubs involved pulled out of the project late on Tuesday. The Premier League is home to some of the world’s most marketable clubs, and generates billions in sponsorship...

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