The European body responded to the actions of Cristiano Ronaldo and Pogba during press conferences.
The UEFA announced this Thursday that he has reminded the teams that participate in the Eurocup that “the sponsors are fundamental for the realization of the tournament”, after the attitude of several players who withdrew bottles of soda and beer during press conferences.
“UEFA has reminded the participating teams that sponsors are essential for the realization of the tournament and for ensuring the development of football throughout Europe, including for young people and women,” the body said.
The message of the UEFA It occurs days after the captain of Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, removed two bottles of Coca Cola from the table of the press conference prior to Portugal-Hungary in Budapest and replaced them with a bottle of water.
A similar gesture was carried out hours later by the French Paul pogba after the France-Germany meeting in Munich, where he withdrew a bottle of beer from another of the sponsors of the Eurocup and placed it under the table before appearing before the media.
The last footballer to star in a similar action was the Italian Manuel Locatelli, after his goals against Switzerland in Rome. The Italian made a joke by placing a bottle of water between two refreshment tables placed on the table in the press room.