Javier Tebas criticised France decision to cancel season

The La Liga chief was not impressed with the decision from Les Bleus

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La Liga president Javier Tebas disagreed with the French government's decision to end Ligue 1.


"I do not understand why there would more danger in playing football behind closed doors, with all precautionary measures, than working on an assembly line, being on a fishing boat on the high seas, etc.," said Tebas. 

"If important economic sectors cannot restart, in a safe and controlled manner, they could end up disappearing. That could happen to professional football. In other countries teams are already training, that’s the example to follow. In Spain, football is an important economic driver that we need to reactivate like many others. We continue to focus on this reactivation, in a responsible manner and adhering to health recommendations, as soon as possible."

He is hoping that Spanish football can soon return, with prime minister Pedro Sanchez allowing sports people to return to training individually from May 4.



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