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Bundesliga bang: DFL boss Christian Seifert before retreat

2020-10-25T22:29:51.923Z

Christian Seifert is apparently putting an end to the chairmanship of the German Football League. Christian Seifert is apparently putting an end to the chairmanship of the German Football League. This decision comes as a surprise. Christian Seifert is apparently not extending his expiring contract with the DFL . Since 2005 he has been chairman of the German Football League Frankfurt am Main - Christian Seifert will obviously not be head of the German Football League (DFL) for much longer . As



Christian Seifert is apparently putting an end to the chairmanship of the German Football League.

  • This decision comes as a surprise.

  • Christian Seifert is

    apparently not

    extending his expiring contract with the

    DFL

    .

  • Since 2005 he has been chairman of the German Football League

Frankfurt am Main -

Christian Seifert

will obviously not be head of the

German Football League

(DFL)

for much longer

.

As the

picture

reports, the 51-year-old will not extend his contract, which will expire on June 30, 2022.

Bundesliga: Christian Seifert will probably end as head of the DFL in 2022

Seifert

obviously wants to

look for a new challenge.

The Baden resident has been chairman of the DFL management board and, in this role, also vice-president of the German Football Association (DFB).

The 36 professional clubs of the

1st and 2nd Bundesliga

are

united

in the

DFL

.

Among other things, this involves the distribution of the TV money.

Overall, this news comes as a surprise.

Seifert

had made no real hints in the past to break up in 2022.

So far this year Seifert has been very busy.

The

Corona crisis

* posed and continues to pose great challenges for professional football.

Bundesliga: Christian Seifert before retreat - role model during the Corona crisis

The

Bundesliga

* was one of the first sports leagues to resume play in May and thus became a role model for the

Premier League

,

La Liga

& Co has been.

In the spring, the critical voices grew louder, according to which

professional football was

once again claiming a special role and had been granted a privilege by politics.

All in all, however, the DFL's hygiene concept was convincing.

Overall,

Seifert

brought

the Bundesliga to the much-cited next level, which is impressively clear from a total of 14 record sales in series.

Under his direction, the marketing of TV rights rose from 400 million euros per season to more than one billion euros.

There was more than just praise from the soccer fan camp.

Ultras in particular regularly criticize Seifert for the advancing commercialization of football.

All this can

Seifert

from 2022 now probably be all the same, while the DFL faces a difficult task to occupy the office again.

* tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network

Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2020-10-25

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