A The report revealed this Monday detailed how Spain’s soccer federation, the RFEF, and Gerhard Piques firm Kosmos labored collectively to arrange the Supercopa de Espana in Saudi Arabia.
It has been revealed that the RFEF have signed a deal guaranteeing them 40 million euros for every version of the Supercopa in Saudi Arabia, whereas Kosmos would take 4 million euros for every event held over a six-year interval, for a complete of 24 million Euro equals complete.
This was all detailed in an unique report by El Confidencial, who’ve additionally launched recordings of conversations that happened between them pique and RFEF President Luis Rubiales.
In one in all these pictures pique reply to Rubiales‘ suggestion that actual Madrid would not play outdoors of Spain for lower than €8m.
“In terms of cash and [Real Madrid] would go for 8 million euros, then they receives a commission 8 million euros and Barcelona additionally receives a commission EUR 8 million, then the others get EUR 2 million and EUR 1 million,” pique referred to as.
“That is 19 million euros and also you, the federal authorities, maintain 6 million euros.
“We may even push Saudi Arabia to do extra and say if not, then actual Madrid might not come.
“As an alternative of internet hosting in Spain, the place you do not even make 3 million euros, give it some thought.”
Kosmos didn’t earn any cash immediately from the federation
pique was concerned in organizing the Supercopa de Espana, one of many few enterprise ventures the place he has been accused of approaching a battle of curiosity with out ever fairly crossing that line.
On this case, he didn’t cost a fee on to the RFEF to keep away from violating codes of ethics, as reported by El Mundo again in November 2019.
pique was additionally concerned in launching Rakuten Barcelona as a sponsor, in addition to organizing the brand new Davis Cup and buying FC Andorra.
Rubiales’ message of congratulations to Pique
One other voice message has been despatched to pique when the deal was agreed with Rubiales congratulate him Barcelona Participant.
“Nicely executed Geri and I am not speaking about your nice recreation and purpose yesterday,” the RFEF president started.
“I am referring to the truth that the deal was signed with Saudi Arabia.
“Thanks for all the things and I am right here for something you want.”
This information was despatched on September 15, 2019 when the primary version of the event was held in Saudi Arabia the next January simply earlier than the pandemic. actual Madrid received, with Atlético Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia additionally take part.
Rubiale and Pique’s plan to deliver the Supercopa to the Camp Nou
Earlier than the event went to Saudi Arabia, there was speak of enjoying it in Spain and the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu and the Camp Nou had been prospects.
Rubiales declares to pique that actual Madrid would possible flip down the prospect to host it, which means they might justify bringing it to the Camp Nou.
“I feel actual Madrid will say ‘no’ however that is rattling good for us to justify ourselves sooner or later and say we will the stadium with the biggest capability, the stadium of the champions or cup winners or cup finalists. I feel we can have legitimacy.”