Captain Manuel Neuer commented exclusively on the FCB stars' waiver in the Corona crisis. For the keeper, giving up is a “matter of course”.
- The stars of FC Bayern * waive 20 percent of their salary in the corona crisis *
- For Captain Manuel Neuer this is a "matter of course"
- The other stars would have immediately agreed to the waiver
Munich - The issue of salary waivers for soccer professionals in the corona crisis is currently an explosive issue. FCB captain Manuel Neuer sees the cutbacks of the kicking stars as logical. "We professional footballers are a particularly privileged professional group, for whom it is a matter of course to make financial cuts when there is need," said the goalkeeper of tz and Merkur.
"FC Bayern has around 1000 employees and many more who perform important tasks related to the club," said Neuer.
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The team council around Neuer had agreed with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, sports director Hasan Salihamidzic and board member Oliver Kahn that the players as well as board and supervisory board members waive 20 percent of their earnings. With the money, short-time working at FC Bayern is to be avoided for the time being, the employees should not suffer any disadvantages in the Corona crisis .
FC Bayern / Corona crisis: Manuel Neuer talks about the salary waiver of the Bundesliga stars
In addition, Neuer had already announced a donation of 2.5 million euros with his national team colleagues, the exact use of which will be discussed. "The decision was not difficult at all because it goes without saying," explains the goalkeeper: "It was a group of players who discussed with the team management and it was my job as captain to inform all other players. The instant positive feedback that I got from every conversation was great. ”
In addition to the captaincy at FC Bayern , Neuer also wears the bandage on the DFB team. There have recently been some rumors about the future of the soon 34-year-old on Säbener Straße, as his contract expires in 2021. The most crazy rumor of the last few days comes from Spain. Franz Beckenbauer should play a special role in this. What about David Alaba's future? As tz.de * reports, his new consultant was probably planning a spectacular exchange.
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