Racism accusations in the case of FC Bayern: The case of annoys me that I need to say clearly

After the racism allegation against a member of staff in the Junior performance centre of the FC Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has announced earl

Racism accusations in the case of FC Bayern: The case of annoys me that I need to say clearly

After the racism allegation against a member of staff in the Junior performance centre of the FC Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has announced early steps of the club. "It is also timely because of the consequences. Our internal investigations are pretty quickly ended,“ said Rummenigge on Thursday the TV channel Sky. "This story doesn't fit naturally at all to the values of the FC Bayern represents," said the 64-Year-old.

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Rummenigge pointed to the a few months ago, launched the campaign "Red against racism", with the help of the German football record champion against exclusion, insults, and intolerance will continue. The case "bothers me, I have to say that clearly, because we must not forget that We are a club that has always fought against racism," said the Chairman of the Board.

The magazine "Sport Inside", WDR reported on Tuesday about the racism suspicion on the Bavaria Campus. Thus, serious allegations against a club would be levied on employees, which is a long time, among other things, as a coach in the youth Department is active. In discussions about the commitment of players the staff is supposed to have used racist expressions. The German football record Champions confirmed the case, but wanted to give first, with reference to a workup, not an official opinion.

On Tuesday Chat were the-histories emerged, the burden on the accused Trainer hard. This had at first denied their authenticity, claiming that they had been distributed through a Fake Account in the short message service Twitter. According to information of the "Bild"newspaper, the man has taken this representation is now back. The Chats contain clearly racist Statements.

On Wednesday, the state security Department of the Munich police in the case came on. Previously, the administrative and sporting Director of FC Bayern Campus, Jochen Sauer and Holger Seitz had sent a letter to players and parents and to aid in the elucidation asked. In the Letter, according to sportschau.de the Association "condemns any kind of discrimination and racism".

Goretzka and Kimmich support concentration camp memorial

meanwhile, the national players Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich with your Initiative WeKickCorona now also the memorial of the former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau to support. The Bayern professionals responded with a donation of 75.000 Euro to a call to the Museum Director Dr. Piotr Cywinski. The money is specifically intended to flow in a bi-annual international education conference. The implementation for 2021, is secured by the donation of Goretzka and Kimmich now.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 10:19

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