Julius Zinke is 83 years of age, the referee is a veteran in the Oberland. In this Interview, he reveals that he's still a year longer than planned.
Hausham – "being there is everything. Also, for me,“ says Julius prong of the SG Hausham on the mercury CUP. The 83-Year-old is the referee-a veteran in the Oberland, and from the first day, a passionate supporter of the largest Junior tournament in the world. He told of rough beginning, superior Bavaria and the user surrounded by rubber snakes.
Mr prong, as you have the beginning of the mercury CUP in memory?
I Started in Munich, Germany. There, I was a janitor at a school in Munich, and according to the local referee group in use. The tournament Format has charmed us all from the beginning, even if it is initially gone a bit bumpy. Playful Bavaria and Sixty far ahead of that time. With a certain distance from Unterhaching came. All the others have picked up just a beating.
"For the past 15 years has increased the level of extreme"
In the all-time best list and is the offspring of the (former) Bundesliga is still far. Has changed from the level of the game a little?
For about the last 15 years the level has risen a lot and the field is more balanced. However, the mercury CUP is often more serious. Hustle and bustle but is worn only on the outside of the place.
it Was a game or a player, you remember particularly fondly?
Particularly proud of, I have always been, to whistle the Bayern. Normally be used in these Games are always the young colleagues. In the case of the players, some on the court, which were later to become national players. As our current mercury-CUP-patron Manni Schwabl wooden churches.
And a story that went particularly close to?
There are so many beautiful memories. But I laugh often. It was at a district final in Aying. There has been in the framework programme, a Goal. How do I manage so I, I was talking to three boys: "now, Mr. referee, ham, you ned a amoi just can't stand football gspuit?" "Even ned so bad," I answered, and they offered me a bet: For me, it went to the honor, the boys wanted a victory rubber snakes.
rubber snakes for the whole team
is assumed to be the case? Honor or candy?
in The end, won the boys, and I've increased the betting debt that the whole team rubber has snakes. That was a hell of a Hello, and the boy was happy to see that you have won against the referee. At the same time, colleagues have teased that I have of the kids got hit, but that didn't bother me at all.
a hair, you could have your farewell to the tournament not to whistle. What happened?
I was on father's day at the circuit finale in Bad Tölz in use. In the last game, I have pain in the knee can get, the I could not explain to me. So I'm right by the football field to Miesbach to Günther Friedl in the practice. I told him he should not talk long, and no time to lose, because the following weekend at the circuit finale in wooden churches. "I can't go as a civilian to my Merkur-CUP-farewell", I sharpen him, and that I need to get to the place, even if you give me a ride then with the Choice home. But he has fixed me up in good time, and I was pain-free from the opening game until the final whistle
After their farewell after 25 years, mercury CUP, you wanted to heuer at the end of June their last game whistle is missing me. Now Corona has come in between. What are you gonna do without football?
Every couple of years, I flatter myself, to make my new garden. I had enough time. The garden is now really good. Football three I'm missing now is but high. To whistle a is Yes. But normally, you can go always to a game, and at least from the outside, in the middle. And with the arbitrators, I have to stop now, even a year would do it.
(Heidi Siefert)Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 04:35