LFP backs down

Spanish league decides not to strike over tax hike

November 6, 2009
By Reuters
Spain's professional soccer league (LFP) has decided not to strike over a planned tax hike for top-earning foreigners and has instead set up a commission and called for dialogue with the government.

After a meeting of officials from the 42 clubs in Spain's top two divisions in Madrid, the LFP said it had agreed not to take any action for the time being and to create a commission including Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, the LFP president and three other club bosses.

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