The two most confronted men in Spanish football have met this morning at the headquarters of the CSD with María José Rienda, Secretary of State for Sport, as mediator. Obviously a couple of hours could not end a war that mixes personal issues with sports policy. "There have even been unpleasant moments, but any negotiation is positive," said Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Federation and the only one of the two protagonists who stood before the microphones.
Javier Tebas preferred to leave through the back door, through the parking lot, and leave without being seen. The meeting was to advance the agreement that the Federation and the League must sign to reach agreements on issues such as schedules, which affect both. The positions are very confronted and a period has been given to sit down again.
The day of reflection is mentioned
The next meeting has been scheduled for next April 27, precisely the day of reflection for the elections on the 28th. María José Rienda, was a bit more explicit before the media and, although prudently, was optimistic. "There have been some steps forward to reach a future agreement, we as mediators are here to help, there is still a long way to go and there will be several technical meetings, we will resolve the discrepancies," said the secretary of state. "We will go little by little, it is true that there are differences, but the responsibility of these two managers on which the king sport depends must prevail," added Rienda, who has a complicated role in the middle of this fight between two heavyweights.