Florentino Perez To Remain As Madrid President, Sepp Blatter defends Ronaldo

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, is set to remain at the top of the club’s affairs for the next four years as he is unopposed in the next elections.

Florentino Perez won the election for the club’s presidency for the first time in 2000 after which he introduced the Galactico era at the club is set to extend his reign even further after no opposition stepped up to challenge his leadership.

Perez’s reign at the club has been relatively successful as the club won their 3rd UEFA Champions League title in four years.
The team also won the La Liga for the first time in four years.

It is expected that Florentina Perez will continue the Galacticos era at the club with the addition of Monaco star, Kylian Mbappe.

However, his focus will be on convincing Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at the club following reports that the player wants to leave the club this summer.

Blatter Backs Ronaldo

Former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has thrown his weight behind Ronaldo as he laid the blame on the “suspicion culture” that has plagued football.

Blatter who is currently serving a six-year football ban after making a disloyal cash payment to the former UEFA chief, Michel Platini.

“This would never happen to a tennis player like Roger Federer or Andy Murray, who are both making huge money from tennis,” Blatter said.

“They are untouchable”

He also revealed that sportsmen are likely to break rules while playing rather than doing it off the field of play. Making reference to Maradona’s hand of God incident against England in the World Cup in 1986.

“It is not good that this happens on the field but it is a culture that we have to deal with, but I’m sure Ronaldo will be vindicated at the end of the day.”