UEFA members have voted to approve the new “Nations League” tournament, which will replace most international friendlies from September 2018.

Fascinating and challenging development in Europe. I’m excited to see how this will play out. I’ve always loved the National Team play. And now I get to see more ‘real’ games. Friendlies were always challenging to watch. They mattered to the fans, and to the pride, but didn’t matter in the big picture, thus skewing the performance on the field and the results.