Coach Steffen Baumgart from Bundesliga soccer team SC Paderborn does not believe in the “new soccer world” predicted by Uli Hoeneß due to the corona crisis.
“There is a lot of talk and theorization, even in crises or after bad incidents. We must not be blue-eyed and believe that everything will be better, more sensible. In the end, a lot of things will shake as they were,” said the 48th -Years in the “kicker” interview.
Baumgart also struggles with the term “home office”. “I would simply say: I sit at home! From here I professionally regulate everything in my power,” said the former Bundesliga striker, who wants to get his team back on the training pitch as quickly as possible: “That four people Trample each other in a room on the bike ergometer – that's not my thing. ”
Regarding the return to team training, Paderborn, like all professional clubs, is dependent on the authorities. Although he was aware of “what signals we should send out if we should suddenly start training”, Baumgart still appealed: “We want and have to do our job. Our job is football, and others also go to work. This is how we need our money we have to show this difference to playing on the football field. “
Baumgart, who underwent a corona test with a negative result two weeks after the first symptoms, is “naturally very difficult to talk about something that is not really tangible, tangible”, he said: “So like this virus. “