DFB President Fritz Keller has discussed the early continuation of the game operation of 1. and 2. We are very grateful for the positive signals from politics and medicine. This is a great advance in confidence,”said the head of the German Football Association on the Association website:”It is a fact that society can rely on football.”
The 63-year-old further stated:”We guarantee that a resumption of the game, initially without fans in the stadiums, will not be at the expense of the Health systems will go. The top football is very aware of its responsibility.”
No special role for football
Keller showed himself”convinced that we understand the understandable concerns, Fears and concerns can be dispelled with the facts as well as good arguments.”Politics alone is decisive for the fundamental decision on the continuation of the game as well as for setting a starting date.
Leading politicians, Among them, Prime Ministers Markus Sydr (Bavaria/CSU) and Armin Laschet (North Rhine-Westphalia/CDU) showed their willingness on Monday to resume the game before empty ranks from the 9th. Never! However, there are also some critics of sport, politics and society who are complaining about a special role in football at the time of the Corona lockdown.
Solidarity is now in demand
Football claims “no special role”, Keller said: “On the contrary: Solidarity is now in demand, which we are now demanding. “The former president of the SC Freiburg also pointed out that top football could pave the way for amateur football and other sports as well.”We would also like to proceed with all due care and attention for them, as well as possibilities and solutions that The DFB fights “of course for the preservation of the entire sport in Germany” and wants to maintain the “unique diversity and club structure that we envy abroad”.