Real Madrid Are The Latest Team To Call For A 'European Super League'

Of course they are

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The white-clad billionaire bullies of world football, Real Madrid are, unsurprisingly, the latest club to call for a breakaway league solely made up of Europe's elite clubs.

As reported by AS and Bleacher Report, Real are reportedly furious that their weekend game with Celta Vigo was cancelled due to wind damage to the home team's stadium, causing the game to be rescheduled for May; a particularly congested part of the season.

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Despite the league-leaders' best efforts to have the game played in an alternative stadium, or in Portugal, the game was postponed; causing Real to the throw their toys out of the golden pram and threaten La Liga with a breakaway league.

Sid Lowe of the Guardian explained why Real were so desperate for the match to go ahead.

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While Real Madrid TV's Phil Kitromilides offered some sound reasoning.

Along with their frustration at not being able to command the fixture list, Real Madrid have cited the lack of goal line technology in the Spanish league as another motive for a schism division.

The idea of a Super League has been floating around for years now, with the boards of the continent's biggest clubs desperate to reap the rewards of playing one another on a more regular basis than in the Champions League.

Bayern and Juventus have both spoken positively about the idea in the past, but it still looks like something that's unlikely to materialise anytime soon, even after Real Madrid's recent grumblings.