Football federation fights government over TV income share

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Some of the richest and most successful footballers on the planet– among those backing plans for a football strike. The Spanish football federation and the players union want a wider distribution of TV income across the top two leagues. And the players say they will hang up their boots from the 16th of May unless their demands are met. CCTV’s Dan Williams filed this report from Madrid.

Football federation fights government over TV income share

Football federation fights government over TV income share

Some of the richest and most successful footballers on the planet-- among those backing plans for a football strike. The Spanish football federation and the players union want a wider distribution of TV income across the top two leagues. And the players say they will hang up their boots from the 16th of May unless their demands are met. CCTV's Dan Williams filed this report from Madrid.