Aside from the usual stuff suggesting impropriety by the eternally honest and principled people in Zurich, there was one leak which stood out to everyone: the fact that Europe's top clubs are strongly pushing for the creation of a European Super League.
Borussia Dortmund, the Bundesliga leaders, also rejected Spiegel's claim that they would be among a group of "invited teams", alongside clubs like Atletico Madrid, Marseille, Inter Milan and Roma, who would join, but could be relegated into a second tier.
It is being mooted that Arsenal are being included in secret talks to form a breakaway "European Super League" with the biggest teams from Spain, Italy, France and Germany.
Senior sources at Arsenal say they are unaware of the reported proposals for 2021 and consider the Premier League the best and most competitive in the world.
Kim Kardashian Apologizes For Saying ‘Retarded’ in Instagram Video Amid Criticism
At the time, the Good American founder was doing a morning workout with her sister Kourtney and their trainer. Since the video went up on her Instagram story she has been receiving backlash.
Rummenigge said he was "not aware" of the new plans, after Bayern had also dismissed the report late Friday.
In the documents released there are several details about 16 clubs who have been talking about the idea secretly, and according to one of the more recent documents there is a growing sense for this to happen with clubs being asked to sign a document. "At present, ECA is working in close collaboration with UEFA on the next cycle and post-2024".
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is considering legal action over a report the German giants are involved in plans to launch an 18-team European "Super League" in 2021.
Eleven European clubs have drafted a document which would end the Champions League and replace it with a European Super League, according to a report published by Der Spiegel.
Any such move could doom UEFA's Champions League and impact the respective clubs' domestic leagues. "For as long as I carry responsibility around here, BVB will not leave the Bundesliga".