Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - The football professionals, who protested at the weekend in the Bundesliga publicly against racism, did not appear to expect strict penalties.
"I have not the slightest doubt that the Supervisory Committee will have the issue with prudence and a sense of proportion is to treat," said Hans E. Lorenz, the Chairman of the DFB sports court of the German press Agency.
so Far, there were such cases in Germany, no Lock or high fines. "In the past, it was usually so that the affected players were admonished by the audit Committee," said the 69-year-old Lorenz. The cases could wind up before the DFB sports court, first of all, the control Committee is concerned, under the chairmanship of Anton Nachreiner of it.
In the rules of the German football Association said, among other things, that the player may not show any underwear with "political, religious or personal Slogans". On the last Bundesliga round had, through various actions and Gestures of the professionals Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi of Borussia Dortmund and Weston McKennie, FC Schalke 04 and Marcus Thuram Borussia Mönchengladbach on the lawn against the violent death of Floyd as a result of a brutal police operation in the United States protested.
in 2014, there have been similar protests by the then Cologne's Anthony Ujah, who received an admonition from the DFB. The Association's President Fritz Keller had expressed understanding and "great respect" for the actions from the weekend. "Whether and which sanctions the solidarity of the players, and needs to clarify the DFB control Committee", - was stated by the Association more. It should be noted, "whether the game and the game field are the right place for these actions," said DFB Vice-President Rainer Koch.
DFB-sport jurisdictionDate Of Update: 05 June 2020, 20:33