Despite the strong match, Thibaut Courtois was unable to prevent another defeat for the Red Devils against European champions Italy. After that match, our national goalkeeper did not spare at least the criticism of UEFA and FIFA.
in front of the camera Sky Sports He wondered aloud the significance of the final consolation. “This is the money game. We had to play this game, because that meant extra money for UEFA. We play a lot of matches.”
Courtois also did not spare FIFA. It’s clear that plans for a biennial World Cup have gone wrong with Limburger. “They were angry with the teams that wanted to create the Super League, but they don’t care about the players themselves,” Courtois said.
“Now you hear that the World Cup will be held every two years. When will we rest? Never… The big players will get injured more and more, and more attention should be paid to that. We are not robots! Next season there will be a World Cup in November, and then we will play football even Mid-June. We’ll get injured, but no one cares about that.”
🗣️ “They don’t care about the players, they just care about their pockets.”
Thibaut Courtois accused UEFA and FIFA of prioritizing money over players’ welfare after Belgium’s 2-1 defeat by Italy in the Nations League third-place playoff. pic.twitter.com/0RbBu0Ux6h
– Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 11, 2021
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