Breaking: La Liga To Return In Action From June 8; Spanish Prime Minister Confirms

Breaking: La Liga To Return In Action From June 8; Spanish Prime Minister Confirms

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Spain’s premier football league, La Liga is set to return from June 8 next month. The Spanish Prime Minister, on Saturday, confirmed the resumption of the league with effect from June 8. La Liga clubs have already started training after having a break of almost two months due to the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Spanish top flight has been suspended since March because of the coronavirus but will be back next month. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed in an address to the nation that many daily activities will be allowed to start up again, confirming the date football will be allowed to be played again

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La Liga Set To Return From June 8 Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Spain has done what it should and now new horizons are opening for everyone,” the Spanish Prime Minister said. “The time has come to recover many of the daily activities. From June 8 La Liga will return,” he added.

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MADRID, SPAIN – DECEMBER 23: Players of FC Barcelona celebrate after the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 23, 2017, in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images)

La Liga president Javier Tebas tweeted his support of the premier’s decision, saying: “We are very happy with the decision, it is the result of the great work of clubs, players, coaches.

Bundesliga Set The Benchmark For The Return

It is notable that Bundesliga became the first league across Europe’s top five leagues to resume their campaign after the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic for two months. Bundesliga resumed with using draconian hygiene guidelines, regular testing of players and insisting on games in near-empty stadiums. Hugging, embracing and handshakes were also banned.

Bundesliga Credits: Reuters

The Premier League in England is also eyeing a return to global footballing action alike the Bundesliga. It is in talks with the government and soon there might be a lot of happening in the European footballing circuit after the long onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

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