UEFA president Ceferin calls ideas Of Basten ‘a joke’

UEFA president Ceferin calls ideas Of Basten ‘a joke’

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has the ideas of Marco van Basten dismissed as “a joke”.

In an interview with the German newspaper die Welt, let’s Go Monday to make it clear nothing to see in the proposals of Van Basten recently did to the football to change. “We have no revolution needed, the game is fantastic,” said Ceferin.

Van Basten, as the Chief Officer for Technical Development-responsible for the technical developments in the wereldvoetbalbond FIFA, recently presented his ideas to the game to refresh.

So he asked for the offside to be abolished, a penalty shoot-out to change in shoot-outs, and and yellow cards to be replaced by tijdstraffen.

Ceferin, who last year joined as the president of UEFA, and see absolutely nothing. “Offside is important. Shoot-outs and tijdstraffen I find a joke. Let’s hope the FIFA the game just as it is.”


The 49-year-old Ceferin is certainly not the only one who can’t find in the plans of Van Basten. Previously brought under more Liverpool-trainer Jürgen Klopp hard, to 58-fold) Orange-international.

“Van Basten can a game create. There are in this world still have enough of the fields are free,” said Klopp. “All of these changes make the football is broken. These people keep not at all of football. In my eyes, this great sport that we all love to do, no new rules are needed.”

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