Football national player Matthias Ginter has expressed his disagreement about a continuation of the Bundesliga season in the Corona crisis.
“Football should not take a special position. In our society there are much more important things,”stressed the 26-year-old professional of Borussia Munich, in an interview with RTL and ntv.
At the same time he pointed out that football depends very much on audience revenue and TV money. This was a lot of money, “which the clubs would miss if the season were to end”.
This was not the case with other sports. I think we all agree that football is very present on TV channels. Accordingly, football is once again something special,”said the defensive player.
Ghost Games?” The Bundesliga is currently pausing as well as the 2nd Bundesliga. As a possible date for a season replay with ghost games, the 9th Prime Minister Markus Soder (Bavaria/CSU) and Armin Laschet (North Rhine-Westphalia/CDU) made this possible. May proposed. The Federal Ministry of the Interior is against setting a date now. The 36 professional clubs of the 1st. and 2. The league wants to discuss the next course of action with the German Football League on Thursday.
Ginter had the first ghost game in the Bundesliga history on the 11th with the Gladbachers just before the end of the season. March against the 1st. FC Cologne (2:1). Usually people applaud after a winning duel. If this is not done by the ranks, it is already very special,”he said.
With his wife Christina (30) Ginter is engaged in the Corona crisis through his own foundation with various projects especially for children in his hometown of Freiburg.”The Corona crisis is a crisis that Ginter is engaged in with his own foundation. We have always been concerned about the welfare of children,”said Christina Ginter.