Football in Spain: A tip of Messi for the strange reboot

A recommendation of Lionel Messi prior to the restart of the Spanish football League for his colleagues. Each player should prepare themselves mentally to the s

Football in Spain: A tip of Messi for the strange reboot

A recommendation of Lionel Messi prior to the restart of the Spanish football League for his colleagues. Each player should prepare themselves mentally to the spirit of the games. The star striker of defending champion FC Barcelona is confident that the games will be in the empty stadiums in a very "strange". But after almost three months of forced break, players and Fans look forward to the return of football in Corona-times will be a lot of things differently than in the past. The most serious is the absence of spectators.

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But also in the small things, there will be harsh restrictions. Only shortly before the first game on Thursday evening (22: 00 in DAZN) – the Andalusian Derby between Betis and Sevilla FC were the clubs on Wednesday, a 35-page list of safety measures to be taken against a coronavirus infection. In it, La Liga, in front of what, when and after the Games, the first and the second League is allowed and what is not.

with The instructions, the clubs must, at the latest, 48 hours before a League game to submit a list with the names of all employees who will be present at the stadium. Clubs should play because of the spacing rules to away in several buses to arrive. This mask is mandatory. In the case of air travel, the minimum distance should stand between the passengers two meters. At home, the players are prompted to play strongly, if possible, individually in their own cars to arrive.

The stages are divided into three zones, a total of to be in them, if possible, never more than 240 people at the same time. In addition to the players, only five members of the referee team, four ball boys, two security guards, two stadium employees and six paramedics of the Red cross must be on the court.

The behavior of the players during the encounter, such as the cheers and hugs or in Trouble and when you Spit, appealed to the League to reason. A handshake is prohibited everywhere. Pat on the back or even more after a goal, however, should not be sanctioned. Anyone who approaches a Referee in a dispute too much, but must face the consequences. At half-time the players need to be disinfected before going into the cabin the hands. In addition, a completely new Jersey must be tightened.

applause but there will be, but not for in-game achievements, but always 30 seconds in the twentieth Minute of a game for the employees of the health care system and other system-relevant professions, during the months-long Corona-crisis in Spain, with more than 27,000 dead daily risked their lives.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 10:20

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