Dreaming costs nothing. They know something about it in Mexico, where they hope for a great merger – a sort of Super League, an idea never set aside in Europe – between the American MLS and the Mexican championship. Which are the two main tournaments in North America. The project is to accomplish this merger close to the 2026 World Cup, the great event that the United States and Mexico will host.
The aim is to create a competitive league to be able to duel without inferiority complexes with European clubs. Perhaps by buying the great champions of world football, such as Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Maybe. This was explained by the president of the Liga MX, Mikel Arriola, at Espn: «If we join forces with Mls, we would become one of the most important championships in the world. And the next step would be to bring Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to play here or in the US in the final part of their career ».
Of course, the age of the two champions has to be taken into consideration. La Pulce in 2026 would have almost 40 years, while Cristiano Ronaldo 41. But that of Mikel Arriola was an example, which can be extended – always in the final part of their career – to other champions who play in Europe today, such as Mbappé or Neymar. That of the merger, for this reason (but not only, see the possible increases in sponsorship revenues), seems to be of great interest. Especially the Mexican Federation, which already has some old European football stars, such as Gignac al Tigres or Menez who spent a season in Club America. Meanwhile, the ball has been thrown. The response of the Mls is awaited.
March 27, 2021 (change March 27, 2021 | 10:05)