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.

Liverpool unveil their new shirt with the Premier League-banned World Champions Patch

Liverpool have beaten Flamengo in the Club World Cup final. And with that, he has earned the right to wear the gold patch on his liverpool shirt replica that accredits him as the best team in the world.
From now on, as the reigning Club World Cup champion, Liverpool FC will wear “proudly” the gold insignia of the Champion with which FIFA distinguishes the best team of the year.

The victory over Flamengo has given the Reds their first Club World Cup title. So he has earned the right to use the prestigious symbol that attests to that achievement. A 78 by 57 millimeters in size.

Liverpool take the witness of Real Madrid. The white team has carried that patch on their uniform since winning the first of their three consecutive Champions leagues in 2016. Setting a record for three straight years as World Champion, something difficult to match.

UEFA will allow Liverpool to use it in the Champions League. Both in this season and in the next season, until the name of the next champion is known. However, it is not allowed to be used in Premier League matches. Whereas if you want to use it in the FA Cup, you will need to make a formal request.

A FIFA spokesman has explained to Liverpool’s website that: “According to the usage guidelines, the winning team can use the FIFA World Champions Badge from the day it becomes champions until the final of the next edition of the tournament , including the final.”

That same person argues: “The badge can only be worn on the official jerseys of the current team. It cannot be worn in previous (or) historical versions of team jerseys, training football shirts replica, tracksuits, training tops or any other product.”