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Ex-Real Madrid GM Valdano: English fans won Super League war

Former Real Madrid GM Jorge Valdano has hit out at president Florentino Perez for his role in the Super League breakaway.

Valdano slammed Florentino's appearance on El Chiringuito.

He said, "I think you cannot present yourself on 'El Chiringuito' as a messiah underestimating football itself."

He also had harsh words for Andrea Agnelli, the president of Juventus, for his resignation from the ECA.

“Agnelli was the representative of 200 teams and betrayed them. It wasn't very decent," Valdano said.

In his opinion, “The war was not won by UEFA, it was won by the people, the people of England; there is a very big cultural difference between Spain and England for football.

And he added that, “I was not surprised by the fall of the Super League. I already said that fans should not be underestimated."

Valdano finally commented that "football goes one way and the institutions go another, that's why the players are not affected by what happens in the offices."

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