Freiburg coach Streich: It's a matter of life and death

coach Christian Streich of Bundesliga club SC Freiburg in favour of the protests and the boycotts in American sports because of continuing police violence. "Wh

Freiburg coach Streich: It's a matter of life and death

coach Christian Streich of Bundesliga club SC Freiburg in favour of the protests and the boycotts in American sports because of continuing police violence. "What's happening there is extremely important," said the 55-Year-old in training camp in Schruns (Austria), "because it is ultimately a matter of life and death, violence and murder, elemental human rights that are being abused. Prior to that, you can't turn a blind eye.“

The trained teachers in the subjects German, sports and history, sees a big Problem that many people crave in the world according to the "autocratic rule": "This is a look at the history of a phenomenon that happens again and again, and unfortunately in many places of the world. That the people will be looking for big figures, which say where it's at, but actually only to their own Profit and have a man take inhumane measures."

Cripple protests investment?

As currently the discussions about the right way to deal with the protests in the United States, shows an example from the football League MLS. There, Dell Loy Hansen, owner of the MLS team Real Salt Lake, after his heavily criticized Remarks to the game boycotts the club to sell. Don Garber, Commissioner of the North American professional football League announced on Sunday. Accordingly, the MLS will work with Hansen, "to support the sales process". This includes the entire Holding, including the women's team, Utah, Royals from the NWSL and the farm team, Real Monarchs.

"After careful Consideration, my wife Julie and I agreed that the best way for the Real-Salt-Lake-family is that it takes a new owner with a fresh Vision," Hansen was quoted on the Website of Real Salt Lake. He will work "with diligence to the fact that the MLS remains a Team in Salt Lake City".

Hansen had said in a Radio Interview that the decision of the player, as a Protest against police violence is not aground, have taken his will for investment into the Team "a lot of Wind out of the sails". The behaviour had been "disrespectful". The MLS had joined on Wednesday the Boycott of the professional Basketball League NBA to Protest against police violence in the United States – on Friday evening (local time) has been added to the game operation.

MLS Boss Garber had condemned the Statements made by Hansen sharp, the League also initiated investigations. In the result, Hansen has already announced that all activities rest. The German MLS-professional Julian Gressel had asked Hansen via Twitter for the sale of the club.

Updated Date: 01 September 2020, 06:19

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