The Super League
|Founded||18 April 2021|
|Number of teams||20|
|Motto||"The best clubs. The best players. Every week."|
Twelve clubs were announced as the founding members of the competition, with three more clubs planning to join before the first season begins. This includes the "Big Six" of England, 3 teams Italy, and 3 teams from Spain. The fifteen founding clubs will be permanent participants in the tournament, and will govern the organization. French and German clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, have reportedly declined to join.
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- "Super League suspended: Why English clubs pulled out, and what's next for them and UEFA". ESPN.com. 2021-04-21. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
- Crafton, Adam. "Bayern Munich and PSG are not backing breakaway European Super League plans". The Athletic. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- Christenson, Marcus (19 April 2021). "Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund not joining European Super League". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 April 2021.