When the European Super League began to crash and burn earlier this week, it was clear that someone was going to need to step in and help right the ship.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge looks to be the person to lead the effort as the 65-year-old joins the UEFA Executive Committee in effort to repair the many cracks that have emerged over the course of the past week.
One person who believes Rummenigge is just the right man for the job, is Bayerrn Munich manager Hansi Flick.
Flick touched on the topic at his weekly press conference and indicated that Rummenigge is one of the rare cases of someone who has been just as successful off the pitch as he was on it.
“He has enormous experience,” said Flick (as captured by Tz). “There are few who have been so successful as players and officials. It is not only important for European, but also for German football.”
Clearly, Rummenigge’s position with UEFA will ensure the non-ESL contingent has a loud voice moving forward.