• Reuters


Barcelona defender Gerard Pique dismissed any wrongdoing over his involvement in helping the Spanish F.A. secure a deal to relocate Spain’s Super Cup to Saudi Arabia, an agreement which earned his Kosmos company €24 million ($26 million) in commissions.

On Monday, website El Confidencial published leaked audio recordings from 2019 that revealed details about the contract negotiated by Spanish F.A. president Luis Rubiales and Pique with Saudi Arabia that included Kosmos receiving €4 million for each of the six Super Cup editions scheduled to be played in the Middle Eastern country.

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