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.