By Martin Rogers
The whole idea of a sporting competition is right there in the name. It is supposed to be just what it says: a competition. As in … competitive.
When soccer’s UEFA Champions League final takes place between Bayern Munich and Paris St. Germain on Sunday, it will be both a celebration of excellence and a timely reminder of the devastating inequalities that are damaging several major leagues as a spectacle.
For many of the things that are great about the Champions League, without question the preeminent