BVB boss Hans-Joachim Watzke, as head of the German Football League (DFL), has actually repeated rejected demands for the abolition of the 50 +1 policy.

Watzke, also managing director at Borussia Dortmund, responded, to name a few points, to a push of Uli Hoeneß. The Honorary President of Bayern Munich had actually lately warned that the Bundesliga will certainly shed its connection with the exception of his club under 50 +1 internationally.


The fascinating point about Uli Hoeneß ‘disagreement is that he proposes something to various other clubs, yet then explicitly secures FC Bayern in connection to the deserting of 50 +1, stated Watzke, whose point of view is one more Frankfurt’s success in the Europa Organization is appropriate for me, but likewise the Champions Organization. Genuine Madrid won it-a crystal-clear 50 +1 club, in which the president is also elected by the participants.

It was no more essential to review over 50 +1, stated the 63-year-old from the image on Sunday: Since there will certainly be no adjustment in Germany under my duty as a DFL supervisory board. protected.

Watzke negates Hoeneß

Also, the Bundesliga did not lose a credibility internationally-the change from Sadio Mané from FC Liverpool to Munich in England was partly come with. The former Liverpool celebrity Dean Saunders had actually stated that Mané would certainly deal with the Bundesliga in 3rd equipment and also with cigar in the elbow chair.

Watzke defined cases according to which no successes are possible with 50 +1. Many clubs did a whole lot of work in the Bundesliga. On the various other hand, there are a variety of investor clubs internationally that have not yet won the Champions Organization despite limitless resources of cash.

There are constantly some conceited boneheads as in this instance, said Watzke: As the board of Europe’s club association ECA, I know that German football still has a high track record.