Money Covid: loss of 200 million to Barça
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The virus and the money.
The Covid-19 pandemic is causing a major economic crisis all over the world, and sport is no exception. In an interview with, FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu spoke of the consequences of these times of recession on his club's finances. “Since March 14, we have seen virtually nothing , explains the Barcelona boss. We have a shortfall of around 200 million euros. We had to close the shops and the museum, there was no ticket office. We refund the portion of the subscription corresponding to matches that have not been played (with the public, N.D.L.R.). "
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" Barça, which is the European club which wins the most money, is the most affected ", continues Bartomeu, recalling that the big European teams are not spared by the pandemic. "Small and medium-sized clubs are less affected, because they live off television rights and not commercial income" , he explains. Suddenly, Barça will revise its budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year downwards compared to its forecasts: it will be 30% less than the 1.1 billion euros anticipated. Faced with the sadness of the empty stadiums and the lack of ticketing revenue, the Catalan boss obviously pleads for the return of the public: “People must come back, with certain percentages and certain distances. "
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