FC Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has reacted violently to the criticism of DFB President Fritz Keller. In the meantime, he has broad backing from the 3rd division.
- The Bundesliga * is back after a Corona break of several weeks *
- Before the game, the FC Bayern * at Union Berlin (2: 0) is reported Karl-Heinz Rummenigge to speak
- The FCB chairman sharply criticized the DFB (see first report of May 17).
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Update from May 20, 10:38: And it continues with the wild hair on the DFB! After the violent wad of FCB boss Rummenigge and the criticism from Leipzig's Oliver Minzlaff and lion sports director Günther Gorenzel, the next football legend has spoken on the subject.
"I have absolutely no understanding that the restart that was originally planned for May 26 has been postponed," says Felix Magath the picture . The 66-year-old now works for Flyeralarm Global Soccer and also takes care of the third division team Würzburger Kickers. Therefore, the decision of the DFB is a thorn in his side and the problems in the third division would not diminish over time.
"It is not understandable why the first two professional leagues have presented a concept and have been playing for a long time - but the third professional league has not." The DFB had decided that the season in the 3rd league should start on May 30th to continue. “Clarity should have been created long ago. Instead, the DFB shifts responsibility back and forth, ”said Magath. The former Bundesliga coach does not consider a season break to be a possible option.
Rummenigge hammer: FCB boss weathered against DFB - backing of arch rival TSV 1860
Update from May 19, 1:15 p.m .: The first Bundesliga weekend after the restart was successful. The problems were manageable, but: The Monday game was a huge problem - streaming provider Amazon Prime failed at its premiere.
Populism and generosity - FCB boss Rummenigge shoots violently against the DFB.
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Update of May 18, 17:44: With his comments toward DFB has Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge made as part of the away match in Munich at Union Berlin stir. The DFB should rather "do its homework" and try to restart the women's league , like the 3rd league , according to the 64-year-old.
After Leipzig's Oliver Mintzlaff already supported Rummenigge's statements, the Bayern boss is now backed up by the great arch-rival. Because even at TSV 1860 Munich you are waiting impatiently for information from the DFB when the game can be resumed in the 3rd division.
Rummenigge hands out against DFB and surprisingly gets backing from city rivals
"The games in the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga this weekend have shown that the congruent concept of the DFL and the DFB works very well," said sports director Günther Gorenzel in an official message from the traditional club from Giesing. However, one now expects a clear statement as to when the third league can be continued.
Somewhat surprisingly arises Gorenzel then with his statements after the club boss of city rivals. "From the statements of one of the most renowned personalities in German professional football - Karl Heinz Rummenigge - before yesterday's game at Union Berlin on sky, a clear order has now been made to the DFB Presidium to implement this immediately." Red and blue are in Munich so actually agree. There is only hope for the TSV 1860 that the ball will soon roll again in the 3rd league .
Bayern boss hands out: Rummenigge-Watschn against the DFB - Now another Bundesliga boss shoots against Keller
Update from May 18 : Attack department is back - Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has neatly dealt before the Bundesliga restart of FC Bayern München *. In the Alte Försterei, the Bayern boss criticized the DFB and its president Fritz Keller hard.
Now Rummenigge gets backing from the Bundesliga. Oliver Mintzlaff , CEO of RB Leipzig , told the German press agency : "I would be happy if after the successful restart of the Bundesliga, other leagues such as the 3rd division and the women's Bundesliga would start again as soon as possible. So I agree with Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. "
CEO of RB Leipzig: Oliver Mintzlaff.
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After the Rummenigge-Watschn, the DFB experienced the next setback on Monday: At Chemnitzer FC, a player tested positive for the corona virus. A total of three players now have to be in quarantine with the third division club - so what about the future plans? The DFB, which is responsible for the 3rd division, is under pressure.
Rummenigge bursts the collar before Bayern game in Berlin: Violent Watschn against the DFB
First report from May 17 : Munich - The Bundesliga * has made a successful start , but Germany is still far from real harmony between the league and the association. This now shows a statement by FCB boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge .
The CEO of FC Bayern Munich * is openly looking for a confrontation with DFB President Fritz Keller . "I'm irritated by his populist choice of words. Maybe you should buy the DFB times a broom to sweep in front of their own door to, "said Rummenigge at Sky before the league match of the championship record at Union Berlin (2: 0) on Sunday.
In a mirror interview, Keller had recently complained about the "big puke" of new-rich football millionaires and demanded more humility. The show-off is "a disaster for the image of German football".
Rummenigge countered: “If we have had a crisis in German football in the past few years, we had to look for it at the DFB . I can think of a lot that I haven't liked in recent years. ”
Bayern: Rummenigge shoots violently against the DFB - and above all criticizes President Keller
The DFB should rather do "its homework": "To this day it is not yet clear when the women's Bundesliga and the 3rd league * can or may start playing again."
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge shoots against the DFB at Sky. Everything is normal again. #FCUFCB- Florian Reis (@vunallemebbes) May 17, 2020
Rummenigge referred to Protzerei as an “exception”, not normality. He recalled positive counterexamples such as the "We kick Corona" * initiative by Bayern international Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka .
Already on Saturday the Bundesliga * had resumed play after an almost ten-week Corona break and Borussia Dortmund had beaten FC Schalke 4-0 in the district derby.
The Bundesliga was the first major league in the world in which the ball rolls again. Therefore, the international interest in the restart was particularly great. Many media were enthusiastic about the implementation of the DFL concept . However, there was also criticism.
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