The revolt of the players in the Spanish League: "Football is not just business"

Front page of the Marca daily this Thursday, giving account of the "rebellion of the captains" which, after all, will not go so far

La Liga's idea of making one game per season in the United States brought together the captains of the teams, they promise to fight back

The announcement by Javier Tebas, president of the League, came unexpectedly last week, on the eve of the start of the championship. A game per season is to happen in the United States, starting this season, was the triumphant revelation made by Tebas. The decision marks a new step in the expansion of the Spanish League to other commercially attractive markets.

The problem? The League forgot to hear the main actors of the business: the players. And they made a point of demonstrating their discontent, threatening to put up a fight in a meeting that happened on Wednesday and that brought together captains from 14 of La Liga's 20 teams.

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