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World German footballers visit Holocaust Memorial Yad Vashem

17:30  22 october  2021
17:30  22 october  2021 Source:   kicker.de

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A delegation of the German Football Confederation around Bundestrainerin Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and five national players visited the Memorial Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Friday.

Besuch der Holocaust-Gedenkstätte: die DFB-Delegation in Yad Vashem. © Getty Images for DFB Visit the Holocaust Memorial: The DFB delegation in Yad Vashem.

wreath laying by the DFB delegation

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg then showed himself deep. "We are allowed to anti-Semitism, we are allowed exclusion, we can simply not tolerate human misconduct," said the national trainer. "We need civil courage, we just have to learn from it and make it aware again and again."

The eight-person delegation, which included Joti Chatziallexiou, sports director national teams, laid down a wreath of the Memorial Stone of Janusz Korczak, a former pediatrician and head of an orphanage, followed by the Memorial Center. "Sometimes things are so far away, and today they are all, very close," said Voss-Tecklenburg. "We are grateful that we may be here."

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The world's largest Holocaust memorial serves as a museum, memorial and research site. It documents the names of many of the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis.

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for the German delegation continued after visiting Yad Vashem with the visit of Jerusalems and significant sites in the city, including the Wailing Wall.

The German footballers had won on Thursday evening in the qualification for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand 2023 in Petach Tikva with 1-0 against outsider Israel. The second leg will take place on Tuesday (16:05, live! At Kicker) in Essen.

Since 2008, the DFB has traveled to Israel

for the DFB, a tradition continued a tradition with a visit to Yad Vashem, which took its beginning in 2008. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the state of the state, the DFB began to send the U-18 juniors to Israel each year. Since then, a friendly game has been played regularly and visited the memorial. The women's national team played their first international match against Israel on Thursday.

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