Friday, September 14, 2012

Really?? I'm Shocked!!

Clubs demand more World Cup cash

The European Club Association president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has opened talks with Sepp Blatter after calling for more of FIFA's World Cup money to go to clubs.

A total of 575 clubs are receiving payments from UEFA for releasing their players for Euro 2012, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Juventus all due to receive more than ¬2 million. ...

See the whole story here, courtesy of ESPN.

Kicking Back Comments: Best line of the article is the quote from the European Club Association president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. It states in full:

"Sepp Blatter told me that he recognizes the clubs as the roots of football," Rummenigge said. "You know the roots always need water, and the water has to come from FIFA."

More like blood from a stone.

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