CJEU Judgment in European Superleague Case has Significant Implications That Go Beyond Football


This material was first published by Thomson Reuters, trading as Sweet & Maxwell, 5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AQ, in Entertainment Law Review – (2024) 35 Ent. L.R., Issue 3 – and is reproduced by agreement with the publishers. For further details, please see the publishers’ website.

‘On 21 December 2023, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the rules under which FIFA and UEFA took action to prevent the formation of the break-away European Super League infringed both EU competition law and EU rules on freedom to provide services.’

This article explores preliminary issues, the facts leading up to the judgment, and some potential justifications for FIFA and UEFA.

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