‘Beyond the Pitch’ is a weeklong dive into all things football (read: soccer) in conjunction with UEFA EURO 2020, rescheduled from last year and kicking off June 11. Head here for more of our immersive coverage.
In April, one of the biggest scandals in football history hit the sport. On the eve of the 18th, Spanish businessman Florentino Perez announced the secret formation of the European Super League. Universal outrage followed almost immediately. Fans accused the league of elitism, lack of competitiveness, and hoarding financial gains for themselves. Players and managers publicly protested on the field and social media, and