2 June 2023 link news soccer

⚽️ Saudi Soccer League Creates Huge Fund to Sign Global Stars — NY Times

Saudi officials have vigorously denied sportswashing” allegations, arguing that some of the motivations behind their push into global sports include catering to their sports-loving population and encouraging greater physical activity in a country where obesity and diabetes are common.

I’d bet money that both this soccer experiment and LIV are dead in five years. Probably for the best that I’m not a gambling man.

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