This is not the first-time attempts have been made to form a breakaway league, though it may be the most advanced. In June 2016, news leaked that some of England’s biggest clubs had met at the Dorchester Hotel in London to discuss such a prospect. Long before that, in 1998 an Italian media conglomerate was thought to have initiated plans for a Super League with Europe’s biggest clubs.
"NYU assistant professor Ted Hayduk suggested gains were expected. “Investors get excited [when their country lands the Summer Olympics],” he said. “You tend to see a little bit of a bump [in the markets] after host-city announcements.”"@Sporticohttps://t.co/tKTBTkUnOg— Athlon CIF (@AthlonCif) August 5, 2021