Chairman of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), Gabriele Gravina he has said numerous times that he would never destroy the Serie A because if that happens, "Italian football will die". Serie A season this year are facing the possibility of cancellation after tournament organizers no feasible plan to return.
FIGC president confirmed the Serie A return
Serie A has been delayed since March due to pandemic Covid-19. However, Prime Minister of Italy - Giuseppe Conte has recently urged professional league can return to practice on the day 18/5. Earlier, the organizers Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 was forced to cancel the results inform the French Government requested stop all sports activities until September.
With the backing from the government, Mr. Gravina believes Serie A this year will be the finish line safely. The latest statement of the head of Italian football has shown determination to return to the tournament. "As long as I was president of the FIGC, I would never agree to cancel the season, because that would be the death of Italian football" - he Gravina confirmed in an online meeting with the leadership team to play Serie B, Ascoli.
"I'm protecting the interests of all people. Therefore, I reiterate that I will refuse all requests to cancel the season. Only with the events related to the disease and the risk is too big led to deficiencies in the game, the Serie A new must stop. But of course, it would be very unlikely and not to anyone hoping to prevent me put football back "- Chairman of football Federation Italy judgment.
"If the tournament is canceled, all losses will reach 700-800 million euros. But when we played behind closed doors, the loss will be 300 million euros and if we go back to the companion of the audience, the damage was about 100-150 million when the euro alone, despite agreeing to attendances would be very unlikely. We have the responsibility to complete the contract with multiple partners key organizations such as UEFA and FIFA international "- Mr. Gabriele Gravina conclusion.
Ronaldo had the opportunity to compete in the individual title race
Thus, most likely will soon return to Serie A, is expected to be around June of this year. The return of tournament-level Italian football will help the defending champions Juventus have more chances to defend the championship while topping and more teams are ranked No. 2 Lazio 1 point. Besides, the number 1 superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus will be filled with opportunities contention Golden Ball trophy.
Goal newspaper also made the comment that Ronaldo is still in the top three stars have a chance to compete Golden Ball trophy 2020. Specifically, De Bruyne just behind Ronaldo and Lewandowski, while opponents are familiar CR7 Messi was ranked 5th in the list take this.