A video of Hertha Berlin forward Salomon Kalou shaking hands with his team-mates “shocked” key German politicians, who are set to decide Wednesday whether the Bundesliga can resume next month.
“The video has done the German league (DFL) and professional football a disservice,” Anja Stahmann, chairwoman of Germany’s regional sports ministers, told radio station RBB on Wednesday.
“I have heard from colleagues that they are shocked and shaken.
“We were struck by great doubts when we watched the video,” admitted the sports senator for the state of Bremen.
“I got the impression that good rules were being written down on paper, but that they were not actually being lived out.”
The Bundesliga is set to be given the green light by the government on Wednesday to resume later this month behind closed doors and…
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