Javier Tebas: Messi and Ronaldo leaving La Liga… impossible, like Catalunya’s independence
He was asked about his support for Real Madrid and replied: “Clearly. If I say the contrary, that I support neither, then that would be hypocritical and I would be tainted as a liar. And I certainly don’t like to be called a liar. “Imagine if I said that I loved all teams, and then it came out that I supported Madrid since I was a lad, went to 27 ‘Clásicos’ in the past, that I celebrated Madrid wins with friends in a bar… I prefer to call it as it is.” 16/11/2015 In an interview with Diario AS, Tebas said: “That Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi leave is like the independence of Catalunya, impossible.” Sport EN CET Upd. at 20:24 La Liga president Javier Tebas has confirmed once more that he is a Real Madrid fan and that he can’t see a future without Messi and Ronaldo in the Spanish top flight.