Christian Pulisic remembered the day when he was allowed to train with the Borussia Dortmund pros for the first time. Pulisic also praised Jürgen Klopp. Here you will find all the news and rumors about BVB.
BVB, News: Christian Pulisic: “I will never forget this day”
Christian Pulisic spoke to ex-Bundesliga player Jermaine Jones about his first training session with the Borussia Dortmund pros. “I went to school in Germany on a normal day. Then I got the message from my youth coach that I was allowed to train with the professionals in the evening. I will never forget that day,” said the 21-year-old.
At that time Jürgen Klopp was the coach of the team. “I am still grateful to him for this to this day,” says Pulisic about the two-time master coach of Borussia in Jones’ podcast 13 & Me.
The US international also said that his last game in BVB dress was “not easy”. “The stadium there was my second home,” he added.
Pulisic moved to Chelsea in January 2019 for 64 million euros. For the second half of the year, however, he was awarded to BVB, so that he only left the club for the Premier League after the season. For Chelsea he had 23 competitive appearances and six goals this season.
Borussia Dortmund – Matthias Sammer reveals: “My work as a coach came too early”
Matthias Sammer has in the book Human coach by Isabella Müller-Reinhardt, from the Sports buzzer Excerpts published, revealing that his time as a coach came too early for him. “I was too young, my personality profile was not yet solid. The five years back then were mentally exhausting,” said the 52-year-old.
“I was lonely and constantly under pressure because I knew that I lacked some basics according to my own requirements. I was confident and had a precise idea of what I wanted. But I personally lacked a certain amount of theoretical background knowledge for even more security, “continued Sammer.
Sammer took over the coaching position for the black and yellow team in 2000 and led the club to the championship in 2002. He is currently active as a consultant for the association.
Bundesliga: The table
|10th||1. FC Cologne||25th||39:45||-6||32|
|11.||1. FC Union Berlin||25th||32:41||-9||30th|
|15.||1.FSV Mainz 05||25th||34:53||-19||26|
|18th||SC Paderborn 07||25th||30:54||-24||16|