An important moment was a video game versus Dortmund for me last season. For the first time, I saw that the demonstrators are additionally scared of me, said the main protector in an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung

Schlotterbeck nearly stopped playing football in young people. When he was in the U15 of the Stuttgart Kickers, I really did not have such a great time, I hardly ever played and I was not taken control of in the U16. The 22-year-old confessed to all initiative for absolutely nothing?.

His after that U17 coach at Karlsruher SC, Lukas Kwasniok (currently chief instructor of SC Paderborn) sent him to the main protection.

… a minimum of got so excellent that I bet Borussia Dortmund

In summertime, Nico Schlotterbeck switched from SC Freiburg to BVB for about 20 million euros. A duel with his new company was an aha experience for the protection ace.


In enhancement to Kwasniok, Freiburg trainer Christian Streich and also Urs Fischer from Union Berlin were also extremely vital for his growth as a defensive player.

He revealed me what it suggests to be a defense attorney and what it requires. At some time he said: If I fully concentrate on this setting, it can be really excellent. And now it has actually come to be so good that I For Borussia Dortmund video games, stated Schlotterbeck.

From today’s perspective, the questions might have come with exactly the correct time, something clicked for me at that time. My reaction was: I show you currently! Afterwards, it was really just feasible to go uphill, stated the global.

Schlotterbeck feels the support of national coach Flick

National instructor Hansi Flick still reinforces him his back, on the surface and also internally. He offers me trust and claims that something like that can happen, yet he likewise explains that such a fine in the 90th minute can suggest that at a competition..

After that, twice before the end, he caused a charge against Israel and also versus England in the Nations Organization.

His partly risky video game is certainly a narrow line. I am a player who often takes a great deal of risk, and after that there are still a few minutes when I have concentration issues as much as I just recently had in the nationwide team

Schlotterbeck virtually stopped playing football in young people. He revealed me what it suggests to be a protection attorney as well as what it requires. At some factor he stated: If I fully focus on this placement, it can be actually great. And also now it has come to be so great that I For Borussia Dortmund games, said Schlotterbeck.