André Schürrle talks openly about loneliness, over-pressure and over a deep mental hole after the world Cup rush: Six years after his Golden Moment in Rio and with only 29 years, Schürrle has finished surprising his career as a football professional, and unusually open insight into his soul is allowed to live.
"it is matured The decision a long time in me," said Schürrle in the "Spiegel": "I don't need applause anymore." Schürrle had prepared in the world Cup finals 2014 against Argentina the only goal of the game by his friend Mario Götze. Almost 100 million Euro transfer fee paid to a variety of associations in the course of his career for him. He has earned millions. But he also has to know the shadow sides of the business. On Wednesday, he broke his contract at Borussia Dortmund.
He was often lonely, reported Schürrle, just as "the Depths deeper and deeper and the highlights less and less." The industry was not allowed to show feelings. "You must always play a certain role in order to survive in the Business," he said, "Otherwise, you lose your Job and get a new more."
national coach Joachim Löw paid tribute to Schürrle respect. "I salute his decision and wish André all the best for the future," said Löw. DFB-Director Oliver Bierhoff praised Schürrles "fine, reflective, but at the same time very cheerful type". Both also reminded to Schürrles share of the championship title win of 2014: "will remain Unforgettable to its submission to the decisive goal in the 2014 world Cup final," said Loew.
After that, when VfL Wolfsburg (2015-2016) did he throw already thought of that, "everything," said Schürrle. Then, have him this idea always accompanies. "But, this social expectation has been pressed, you can't stop until mid-thirty actually." The priorities shifted permanently, as he got to know in 2016, his now wife, Anna. Since April of 2019, he is the father.Updated Date: 18 July 2020, 05:19