Due to Corona: football fans mourn the loss of iconic Snack Sausage-Walter

the Frankfurt Eintracht has completed a non-easy season, with a at the end but the ordinary placement, because the Fans comes to a bad news: Bratwurst-Walter, t

Due to Corona: football fans mourn the loss of iconic Snack Sausage-Walter

the Frankfurt Eintracht has completed a non-easy season, with a at the end but the ordinary placement, because the Fans comes to a bad news: Bratwurst-Walter, tradition-rich meeting place in front of the home games of the Bundesliga side, stops its operation. As a reason for Snack-holder Stefan Schlegel is the by the Corona-pandemic losses. Since the 24. February in the forest stadium, not a game with viewers more. "On a normal Football day at the stadium is not to think," according to Schlegel, the Fans via Facebook. Unfortunately, the Sausage had to close Walter with immediate effect.

Matthias Trautsch

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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in August 1963, i.e. since the founding of the football League, there was the Snack bar at the main entrance to the forest stadium. On the first round joined Eintracht Frankfurt against 1. FC Kaiserslautern at. 1:1, the game ended in front of 30,000 spectators. Both goals were scored through penalty – and probably was even then, in the case of Bratwurst-Walter discussed the referee's performance. This went on for more than five decades at the home games of Eintracht. The "warm-up beer", to hit the in good time before kick-off at the tram stop for the stadium, over the years it became a cult.

"hours"

just How popular the food was, to the disappointment of discretion, if the Grills, umbrellas and cocktail tables for a Weekday game or Europe not have been Cup-built encounter once. The came Out with the Corona-crisis. Already at the end of March, Stefan Schlegel, who led the Snack in addition to language acquisition, compared with the Hessian broadcasting of a "disaster". The financial failure was not to take in, especially as high costs, such as those for insurance and was incurred a fee, and he is working to get its employees who are marginally Employed, no short of money.

Abandon it is not easy, said Schlegel now. In the twenty years in which he and his father before him the Snack, have led, had been a lot of customers to friends. "A lot of beautiful hours we have spent together." Of a fundraiser or other rescue attempts, Schlegel asks to refrain. The decision was final.

upset The Fans react. "Oh no! We will miss you!!! Starting Station Number 1! Tradition!“, a Facebook User writes. And another says: "it's Terrible. For me, always next to the stadium before the Highlight.“ Among the expressions of gratitude and grief, criticism of the Corona mixes rules, including the "spirit of the League play". "And the madness still finds no end, because, in the meantime, nothing more," writes a Fan. Some people have doubts, whether there had ever been a reason, large parts of public life to a halt and to take the very serious consequences for food at the time of purchase. "If this Fake pandemic will eventually be declared time to be completed, is all we have known, history."

Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 09:21

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