Mauricio Macri aimed against Claudio Chiqui Tapia and defended sports corporations. AND TNthe vice presidential candidate Boca He harshly criticized the president of the AFA and insisted on the freedom to privatize football.
One day after Javier Milei is elected as the new president of the Argentine Republic, Macri spoke on Desde el Llano: “The AFA has done aberrant populist things“, like suspending relegations all the time and adding teams to the First Division.”
Furthermore, he held Chiqui directly responsible: “Competition, meritocracy, Fair Play and the rules of the game do not exist. Football expresses what happens in society; what Tapia did is unforgivable”.
In that sense, he delved into the idea of a tournament with fewer clubs: “All the leagues in the developed world have 18 or 20 teams, we Argentines decided that we are going to 30. Argentine soccer does not have the economic scale to sustain it.”
Finally, Macri insisted on the idea of privatizing the clubs if his fans want it: “Argentine society has changed and is also going to change.” go to a more modern football where it is allowed, in freedom, to decide; If the partners want to vote for them to be public limited companies and bring in someone to invest to do things professionally, let them decide and not the leadership.”
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