There are exciting days for Jakub Blaszczykowski – and especially off the football field. At the beginning of January, the Polish national player broke his contract with VfL Wolfsburg, since Friday, he is now training at Wisla Krakow, officially, so far as a celebrity guest. "We said all know about Cuba's value to us," his new coach Maciej Stolarczyk on Blaszczykowski. "He will certainly wait to see what the future brings."
This is valid not only for Blaszczykowski. The 13-time Polish champion is in one of the most difficult periods in the club's history and is deeply in debt. At the end of December an agreement with a supposed Investor from Cambodia, which turned out to be a swindler failed. Now the club must fear even the license, the player should have no salary.
Blaszczykowski's not waiting but only, but helps the club where he played from 2005 to 2007, before he moved to Borussia Dortmund. The 33-year-old midfielder, and two other investors lend to the indebted club a total of the equivalent of about a Million Euro. The club confirmed the media reports on Monday evening with an official notice. The injection of funds of 310.000 Euro to save the club prior to a final loss of his license for the game in Poland's first League, the Ekstraklasa, the. A Committee of Poland's football Association had suspended the licence on Friday due to the financial distress initially.
champion and crowd favourite at BVB
Meanwhile, it looks like Wisla, which is after 20 days of play at the table of eight could set the season. The first game after the winter break is for 11. February recognized. The Association should retain the license, Blaszczykowski according to media reports, ready to play first without a salary. The to the rescue, involved in the entrepreneur Yaroslav Krolewski said the channel TVP Sport on Saturday, Blaszczykowskis use to be a model for Poland's football players and the entire League. "He is a very humble Person, and now have what played for him in life, never a role: materialism and money," said the business man.
Blaszczykowski had loaned to his old club as early as 2018 230,000 euros, and the interest on the repayment later donated. Blaszczykowski played a total of more than ten years in Germany and graduated for the BVB and Wolfsburg 235 League games. His best time Cuba experienced "" in Dortmund, where he became German champion and Cup winner and the favourite of the audience.
Especially his down-to-earth type. Unlike many of his colleagues Blaszczykowski not staged with expensive cars or jewelry. "I used to think as a professional footballer, you've done it. Since you're a large number. But who is it? I'm a normal person," said Blaszczykowski in an Interview with "11 friends" a year ago. He don't need much to be happy. "My family, my home, playgrounds for the kids, football for me. If I'm going on vacation, do not need to be luxurious. I can be on a campsite.“
at his first time at Wisla Krakow Blaszczykowski remembered. "I was so focused on soccer that I was a maximum of twice a of town at a Party. When I was with my wife there, I thought: What a beautiful city!“ From the looks of it, Jakub Blaszczykowski, in the future, a lot of time to Krakow even better. (with dpa)