Sport "Nobody thinks that": Zorc reacts to Rummenigge's vaccination idea.

16:00  11 february  2021
16:00  11 february  2021 Source:   sport1.de

Rummenigge: "Two attractive competitors" at Upamecano

 Rummenigge: FC Bayern is hoping for a commitment from Dayot Upamecano in the second attempt. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge spoke on Monday about the dream player and David Alaba's future. © imago images Goes aggressively with the Dayot Upamecano personnel: Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. It is no longer a secret that FC Bayern wants to strengthen itself with Dayot Upamecano (22) in the summer.

Michael Zorc makes it clear that football shouldn't precede the distribution of the vaccine - and also comments on Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

© Provided by sport1.de "Nobody thinks that": Zorc reacts to Rummenigge's vaccination idea

Michael Zorc reacted to the controversial statements made by Karl-Heinz Rummenigge about the vaccination of professional footballers.

The sports director of Borussia Dortmund relativized the statements, with which the CEO of FC Bayern had also caught criticism from politics . "If, for example, a FC Bayern player gets vaccinated, trust in the population grows," Rummenigge said at SPORT1 : "We don't want to push our way at all, but footballers could make a contribution to society as role models SPD politician Dagmar Freitag rated it as a selfish move: "The background is probably more to have healthy players and not to increase the willingness to be vaccinated in our country."

Rummenigges suspicion: "That has already been suggested"

 Rummenigges suspicion: That Bayern had to spend the night at the airport had far-reaching consequences in Doha. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge expressed a suspicion upon arrival. © imago images The Bavarians were at BER airport on time on Friday evening - then the confusion began. When the FC Bayern entourage finally arrived in Doha on Saturday afternoon, the next inconvenience was waiting: Before the team was allowed to check in at the hotel, they all had to be tested for Corona.

The final of the FIFA Club World Cup with FC Bayern on November 11th February live and free of charge at BILD.de and SPORTBILD.de Zorc said about Rummenigge's vaccination idea at a BVB press conference: "I don't think Karl-Heinz Rummenigge really asked for it so literally. No footballer, all of them young and healthy people, should be preferred to older people or caregivers, policemen or teachers when it comes to vaccinations. Nobody “demands or thinks” that.

Zorc: This is what Rummenigge's statements were meant directed that, if there is enough vaccine for everyone in the summer, we as footballers will live up to our role model function and can advertise more willingness to vaccinate. "Bayern coach Hansi Flick had previously expressed a similar opinion, who with his team in the final of the Club World Cup meets UANL Tigres.

"I spoke to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and I know what he meant," said Bayern's successful coach on Wednesday: "We all know that other people have priority and that we are behind the scenes must and will be. It is not we who decide, but politics. Ultimately, it is important that the risk groups are taken first. "

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