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FC Bayern versus Schalke: the national anthem causes a stir - now the singer speaks up 


Before the start of the new Bundesliga season, there was only one man on the pitch on Twitter - but it was the singer of the anthem.

Before the start of the new Bundesliga season, there was only one man on the pitch on Twitter - but it was the singer of the anthem.

  • The

    FC Bayern

    started against

    Schalke 04

    in a new Bundesliga season.

  • The fans were amazed at a

    musical performance

    before the opening game.

  • On Twitter, many users reacted to the


    before kick-off.

  • Now the singer

    speaks up

    with an

    emotional post

    (see update from September 19)


Update from September 19, 9:58 a.m

.: The new

Bundesliga season

started yesterday with a spectacular victory for

FC Bayern


FC Schalke 04


But in the run-up to the game, something completely different caused a stir: singer


with his interpretation of the

national anthem


The vocal performance of the pop star caused

mixed reactions

, at least on Twitter

(see first report


Later Sasha spoke up on


- with a highly emotional post.

The photo shows his son


, who is watching Papa's appearance on television.

"What an evening!!

I hope Otto is proud of me, ”he writes about the picture, and in contrast to some

Twitter users

, the fans seem quite sure of that.


Of course he's proud

... I'm so happy to have heard a national anthem without frills," commented one user.

Even Sasha's


joins the discussion.

“I'm super proud of you too.

You did great.

Pure goosebumps ”, she lets the singer know.

Which side is right in the end?

Well, as

is well known,


can be argued ...

Check out this post on Instagram

What an evening!!

I hope Otto is proud of me 😊 I thank everyone who tuned in ❤️ It was an honor !!

#sasha #bundesligastart #nationalhymne @bundesliga_en @zdfsport @dazn_de # fcbs04

Un post condiviso da Sasha (@ in data: 18 Set 2020 all ore 11:48 PDT

FC Bayern versus Schalke: The fans are not completely convinced of Sasha's performance

First report from September 18

: Munich -

FC Bayern


the new Bundesliga season

on Friday evening against

FC Schalke 04

- but without spectators.

Normally, a new season has started with a small

opening ceremony

for a few years now

, but this year it was waived for the occasion.


German national anthem



by pop singer


before the game

that year

, which irritated some fans.

FC Bayern versus Schalke: Singer of the German national anthem causes funny reactions

The Bundesliga fans on


didn't quite know what

to think of


pop star's



Very few people know

that Sasha, whose real name is Sascha Röntgen,




around twenty years ago




number two

with the pop album "... You"


A user asks (probably jokingly) what Sasha actually earns his money with.

What does Sascha actually do for a living?

Should you know that?

Is he doing something really nice? #Bundesliga # FCBS04 #FCBayern

- A. Lias (@Asmodon) September 18, 2020

Others wondered why the singer, who was born in Soest and is an avowed supporter of Schalke's arch-rivals

Borussia Dortmund




national anthem

in the game between the Knappen and

FC Bayern


Another user suggested that Sasha

should have sung

his hit

"If You Believe"

for the most recently extremely unsuccessful Schalke fans


However, Schalke lost faith in a victory in Munich after just a few minutes.

FC Bayern versus Schalke 04: Fans remember Sarah Connor's bizarre Allianz Arena appearance

Dortmund's Sascha sings at Bayern against Schalke 😂 # FCBS04

- Volker K (@Frangn_Volker) September 18, 2020

Many fans remembered

Sarah Connor

, who

also sang the national anthem

at the second opening game in the

Allianz Arena

in 2005

, given the




Before the friendly match between

Bayern Munich

against the German national team, the then 24-year-old was a bit too nervous and

wrote the text




The line “Blossom in the shine of this happiness” was changed to “Brüh in the light of this happiness”, and the singer made the

headlines the

next day


After all, safer text than Sarah Connor once ... # FCBS04

- Us Uwe HH (@ uwolf67) September 18, 2020

"Will the national anthem ever be sung again at some point and no reference made to Sarah Connor?" Asks a user in a tweet.

Another wants to know: "Where is

Sarah Connor

when you need her?" After all, Sasha is given more

text security by

the community

than the young Sarah Connor.


Sarah Connor has grown old.

- Holger the Red (@HolgertheRed) September 18, 2020

At the start of the Bundesliga, the boards of directors of Bayern and FC Schalke sat in the stands without any distance or mask. That caused a lot of criticism.

Source: merkur

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