La Liga announces odd new rule for mascots

first_imgLa Liga president Javier Tebas continues to make headlines by announcing a bizarre new rule that prevents clubs from having mascots bigger than a normal-sized personTebas’ recent announcement that some regular season games will be played in the United States soon has not gone down well back in Spain.Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and Barcelona vice-captain Sergio Busquets were among those who protested over the agreement in a meeting held this week between the La Liga committee and the club captains.But Tebas isn’t done yet and OneFootball reports that he has sent clubs a 178-page document that includes some pretty strange new regulations.MascotsSergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.Not allowed to outstrip “the size of a regular person”Can’t be seen during a matchPitch Grass has to be within 20-30mm long.Pitch must be cut with nine lines across it.In games, water sprinklers must be off –  in case they soak the playersMatch recordingClubs can no longer record games for analysis.Three fixed cameras will be available instead.Dressing roomsMore co-operation requested in order for the league to record the last part of team-talks.Sent off players may not be interviewed once they have left the pitch.The above rules are compulsory and any disobedience could result in a big fine for clubs.last_img