At the age of ten he came to the famous Borussia Dortmund, and nine years later in March 2010 he made his debut under the leadership of Jürgen Klopp in the first team. They predicted a great future for him in the yellow-black jersey and the German national selection. Represented in all categories up to 21 years. Defensive universal Julian Koch was devastated by a hopefully started career with a terrible knee injury.
He was 20 years old, he was a guest in the second league Duisburg. In a duel against Rot-Weiß
Oberhausen clashed with Dimitrios Pappas. The result of the clash was
drastic, tearing ligaments at the knee and meniscus.
The day before the scheduled magnetic resonance imaging, his knee swelled, he felt
severe pain. Blood stopped flowing to his lower leg, his father took
Juliana to the hospital immediately. He made a fatal decision.
“We arrived at the hospital at half past nine in the evening. Doctor on call
he said I needed surgery immediately. First after waking up from anesthesia
I was told that if I had come to the scheduled examination for another
the day after three in the afternoon, they would amputate my leg. It would be too late. ”
Julian Koch returned to 2011 in an interview with Goal.
The footballer underwent a series of operations: “At that time, I had almost
open leg every day. It was excruciatingly painful. I'm on pain medication
he was waiting like an addict because I couldn't handle the agony. Mon 3-4
weeks, I felt like I had been in the hospital for half a year. “
After a long and demanding convalescence, Koch was able to return to
lawns, but did not fulfill the potential due to health limits. worked
in Mainz, St. Pauli, Düsseldorf and Ferencváros, Hungary.
He ended his career last year at the age of 29. He played only 115 league duels.
He is currently learning the coaching craft, leading the selection of Bochum to