The lengthly meeting between two of the most powerful men in European football took place the day before Juventus face Napoli in the Supercoppa Italiana. It’s believed that the conversation was about the general politics of global football.
Madrid are in a tough moment domestically, currently second in the league table and four points behind city rivals Atletico Madrid with two games more played. They scraped through their group in the Champions League and will face Atalanta in the last 16.
Juventus are similarly struggling. They sit fifth, ten points clear of league leaders Milan. They face Porto in the last 16 of the Champions League.