Hard blow for Javier Tebas

Spanish justice has announced the ban on relocating La Liga matches abroad, in response to many requests from Javier Tebas.

Entered into conflict with the Spanish Football Federation, Javier Tebas, president of the LFP in Spain, had the ambition to relocate some matches of the Spanish league in order to promote La Liga abroad. In 2018, he suffered a first failure by trying to play the meeting GijonBarcelona To Miami, following the refusal of Luis Rubiales, President of the Spanish Federation.

He tried again in 2019 with a VillarrealAtlético that he wanted to play in the United States. On Wednesday, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced that it had received the backing of a court in Madrid, which dismissed the League’s appeals about the game relocated to Miami. In addition, the Spanish justice announced the total ban on relocating La Liga matches outside Spain.

A blow for Tebas, who had for project to imitate the American model of the NBA but also of the NFL, of which several matches are disputed each year in other countries. “Why should our fans in the United States not be allowed to watch a live match of the Spanish Liga?” They can do it in the NBA, in the NFL… And the rest of the world, we can’t ”, he had declared.

Unfortunately for him, it is a project that is not ready to come to fruition.

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