Hoffenheim: players and staff forgo their salaries

Due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the world of football, Hoffenheim announced in a press release on Wednesday that all the players of the first team, the staff and management are giving up their salaries in order to help the club to make faced with this delicate situation. “Over the past few years, we have enjoyed certain privileges because of our sporting success throughout the club.

Now it is necessary to give something back,” the Captain of the Blue and White, Benjamin Hubner (30 years old), told the official website of Hoffenheim.

The German training had recently launched its own aid fund to support local businesses. The players, the owner (Dietmar Hopp), the fans and the sponsors of Hoffenheim had participated in order to get the donations off the ground. The Bundesliga residents announced that a large part of the savings on salaries would be donated to this aid fund.

Dijon: Florent Balmont to retire at the end of the season

Florent Balmont (40 years old) is about to hang up the cleats. “It’s decided, even if I have to finish my career like this. I’ve already enjoyed it, there will be no regrets about it … After that, I’d like to do the last two months and make the most of it.” The Dijon midfielder has confirmed to The Canal Football Club that he will retire from sport at the end of the cheap football shirts china 2019-2020 financial year, even as uncertainty looms over Ligue 1, which is currently suspended indefinitely due to the pandemic of coronavirus that is raging in France.

Appearing 11 times this season with DFCO (16th in L1), the OL-trained French midfielder, where he won two French league titles (2003, 2005), has roamed the French turf for almost 18 years (514 Ligue 1 matches). Passed by Toulouse and OGC Nice, Florent Balmont participated mainly in the excellent season of LOSC in 2010-2011 alongside Eden Hazard, Gervinho and others (double cup-championship) under the orders of Rudi Garcia.

L’Equipe says the man who has been dubbed “the Pitbull” will be training as a coach and could switch to the DFCO staff in the near future. It’s enough to start a second life in football and continue his adventure in the world of football.