April 15, 2024

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La Liga rival president defends Gerard Pique amid Spanish Super Cup controversy

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La Liga rival president defends Gerard Pique amid Spanish Super Cup controversy

Gerard Pique has dominated the headlines in the Spanish media this 7 days next El Confidential’s report, revealing the defender’s function in facilitating RFEF’s negotiations with Saudi Arabia encompassing the Spanish Super Cup.

Several have criticised Pique’s job in these negotiations by means of his firm, Kosmos, with some deeming it corruption and a move influenced by own achieve.

On the other hand, talking in advance of Sunday’s clash towards FC Barcelona, Rayo Vallecano’s president, Raul Martin Presa, has occur out in defence of Pique, suggesting there is very little wrong with an personal facilitating negotiation and charging dollars for his products and services.

“For a individual to provide a small business and cost a commission for their skills and contacts is lawful and the most usual factor in the entire world,” Presa told the media (h/t Diario Activity).

The Rayo Vallecano president believes there is no illegality in excess of the function Pique played in these negotiations, with the Barcelona defender reportedly receiving €6 million as compensation.

“Criminalizing a human being who makes wealth and prices a fee for some solutions and cash gains that are listed… It is a prosperity that pays taxes and generates careers.”

“Charging commissions for work accomplished is the most regular thing in the world, and you have to wager on the men and women who deliver prosperity,” he added.

Presa finished his assertion by suggesting there are no folks who work for totally free. “People really don’t function for free… nicely, I have been undertaking it for ten yrs at Rayo. Some fools do it, we are certainly an exception, but there are no people today who operate for totally free.”

The comments from the Rayo Vallecano could be a bright place in an usually dire week for Pique, who appears to be like set to miss out on out on the weekend affair right after finding up a knock versus Serious Sociedad.

The defender did not take portion in complete teaching right now and might have to commit a short spell on the sidelines once once again, as we technique the ‘business’ finish of the campaign.

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