Ancelotti denies Real Madrid in the 2025 World Cup: “No way”

Despite expectations for the new 2025 World Cup, Ancelotti guarantees that Real Madrid will refuse an invitation to participate; understand!

Despite the expectations of Brazilian clubs to participate in the new Club World Cup, which will have its first edition in 2025, Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti gave less than encouraging news on the matter. According to the Italian, the Merengue club will not participate in the competition, for financial reasons.

Real Madrid is not going to the Club World Cup, we will reject the invitation, as will other clubs. Just one Real Madrid game is worth 20 million euros (R$115 million) and they want to give us that money for the entire competition… no way. Negative“, he stated in an interview with the Italian newspaper “Il Giornale”.

Seeking to reformulate the world tournament, FIFA created a new format, with 32 teams participating in a type of Club World Cup. Of these, 29 names are already known, including Real Madrid, Manchester City It is Chelsealast continental champions of Europe.

Meanwhile, in South America, Palm trees, Flamengo It is Fluminense holds the right to participate in the competition, which until then remains confirmed by football’s highest governing body. The Libertadores champion in 2024 will also be guaranteed in the dispute, while if it is one of the three already confirmed, the Conmebol ranking will define it.

Real Madrid are the current Champions League champions – Getty Images

As previously mentioned, the tournament will feature 32 clubs, divided into eight groups of four participants. After a first phase of single games, the two best advance to the round of 16 and everyone will face each other, once again in a single game, until the big decision. The competition is scheduled to take place between June 15th and July 13th, in the United States.

Source: sportbuzz

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