Reiner Calmund: insane wages reduce | football

Munich (Reuters) - The former football Manager Reiner Calmund would stop the Bundesliga season, if the situation in the Coronavirus pandemic worsens again. "

Reiner Calmund: insane wages reduce | football

Munich (Reuters) - The former football Manager Reiner Calmund would stop the Bundesliga season, if the situation in the Coronavirus pandemic worsens again.

"Should increase the rate of infection, you must stop the Situation in new concerns, and to Not again," said the former Manager of current Cup finalists Bayer 04 Leverkusen, in an Interview with the "süddeutsche Zeitung". "I'm 71 and at-risk candidate. The health is the most important thing. If I would prefer the football of the health, you would have to instruct me at once in the closed institution," said Calmund.

The former Manager of heavyweight, has decreased after gastric bypass surgery in January to 50 kilograms, praised the German football League (DFL) for your Hygiene concept games around the Spirit. "You have to say that the League draws a perfect and strict concept of health," said Calmund. Some clubs would have got otherwise "serious economic problems". "Without the mind games, the League would lack because of TV and audience of 750 million euros. Only 130 million viewers revenue, which is only the fourth-largest source of income after TV money, sponsorship and Transfers, in spite of the international audience-record source is missing", reckoned Calmund.

On "maybe the 250 000 Mark," estimated the former Top official of the salary of a top player to Leverkusen at the beginning of time in the year 1976. "The television money for the whole League amounted to only 5.8 million Mark. Today, there are 1.2 billion Euro," said Calmund. Therefore, the million-salaries today are not uncommon. "I am in favor to reduce these insane salaries," said Calmund. "But this is difficult because the EU does not want to play the game."

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Updated Date: 14 June 2020, 14:33

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