Kahn warns of investor money in football

“We are currently experiencing the most fundamental change that football has ever seen. That is why we are fighting at the forefront to ensure that investors cannot pump unlimited money into clubs, ”said the 52-year-old ex-national goalkeeper, who replaced Karl-Heinz Rummenigge at the helm of FC Bayern AG last summer.

“With us there is definitely no investor group or a multimillionaire,” emphasized Kahn, who promised the members: “We will continue to go our own Bavaria path.” The “European Super League”, which some top international clubs such as Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Juventus Turin are still striving for, recently “collapsed within 48 hours,” said the Bayern boss in his speech: “Because that would be the end of football as we know him. “

Kahn praises Lewandowski

Kahn also expects striker Robert Lewandowski to be awarded the prestigious “Ballon d’Or” for the best footballer this year. The 52-year-old Kahn announced at the annual general meeting that he will travel to Paris for the freestyle next Monday. “I would be deeply disappointed if he didn’t win the award. Nobody deserves it more than he, ”said the former world-class goalkeeper to the 33-year-old Poland.

Kahn praised world footballer Lewandowski in his speech to the members. In the previous Bundesliga season, the Munich center forward beat Gerd Müller’s goal record, which was considered unbeatable, by one goal: “With 41 goals, he set a record last season that will probably never be broken – except perhaps by himself. He’s the best Player of the world. ”

The “Ballon d’Or” is awarded by the French sports newspaper “France Football”. The world association FIFA selects the world footballer. This year’s title holder will be awarded on January 17, 2022. In addition to last year’s winner Lewandowski, Bundesliga top striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund is one of the eleven candidates in the FIFA election.

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