Matthias Sammer, the former sporting Director at FC Bayern München, has been calling for a more appropriate handling in the cooperation between the media and football clubs. “To go back respectful to each other,” said Sammer, in his role as a TV pundit at the channel Eurosport.
should not It go in crisis situations “always so quick to single persons. This is a tendency that I criticize in all clarity,“ said the 51-Year-old on Friday evening.
Sammers statements are a reaction to the media bashing of FC Bayern. Hours earlier, Chairman of the Board Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, President Uli Hoeness and Director of sport, Hasan Salihamidzic at a press conference had denounced allegedly “degrading”, “disrespectful” and “malicious” reporting.
Sammer did not want to rate the statements “not at all,” said to the line of Bavaria, but also: “We felt that it was over the line of what is Acceptable. It was, as they say, classically, a strike or a lock.“
Sammer, who now works as a consultant with Bayern rivals Borussia Dortmund, showed in the discussion, understanding of the media. “Journalism makes a lot of things right, also in the critical evaluation,” said the Ex-national player who was sought in the debate, a notable neutrality. One should not be now “a side as good and one as evil”.