SPORTS AND POLITICS [PART THREE] Bundesliga blueprint
In Germany, Britain and Spain, football has developed over the past 20 years into a very successful business model, but not in Italy. Why? Marco Tardelli, one of Italy’s 1982World Cup winners, replies.
- Monday, 30 April 2018
Our report is trying to establish to what extent sports are independent of politics and what can be done so they retain their independence. To answer this question we have turned to one of football’s great champions, the only living footballer, along with Antonio Cabrini, to have won every possible trophy, with both his national and club sides. Marco Tardelli doesn’t shoot from the hip. He weighs his words carefully and has very clear opinions about a world he’s known as a player, manager and executive.