It's been a turbulent time for Spain's Liga F, as the league and its players were at loggerheads regarding salaries and other matters, but for now, it appears like both sides have come to a peaceful resolution.
One major point of contention for Liga F players was the minimum salary, which was approximately $17,200 last season. The players' organization, FUTPRO, were hoping to see that increased to $26,800 for the 2023/24 season and $32,100 for the following campaign. Ultimately, they settled on a multi-tiered salary boost that would see the minimum wage increased to $22,500 for the 2023/24 season, $24,100 for the 2024/25 term, and $25,200 for the 2025/26 campaign.
While these numbers do look much lower than what FUTPRO were hoping, with the minimum wage of $22,500 over $4,000 lower than their hoped increase to $26,800, there is reportedly another part of the agreement that would see the increased minimum wages for the next three seasons increase by approximately $2,670 (for the 2023/24 and 2024/45 terms) and $4,800 (for the 2025/26 season) based on received revenues from corresponding commercial streams.
The league was initially supposed to kick off on Friday, September 8th, but was pushed back another week due to the ongoing issues from the players' strike. Now, fans can breathe a bit easier as the 2023/24 term is set ot get underway with Valencia and Real Madrid getting things underway on Friday, September 15th.
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