the DFB President Reinhard Grindel has cancelled an Exclusive Interview with "German wave" in the run-up to the upcoming FIFA meeting in Miami. This is the station announced on Wednesday. Grindel got rid of after a dispute with the journalist Florian Bauer, conducted the Interview in the Frankfurter Association headquarters, his microphone, and walked, as seen in a Video of the interview. By the DFB, there were up to Wednesday afternoon no opinion on the incident.
Grindel, the Council sits in the FIFA, had initially responded in detail to questions about a planned Reform of the club world Cup. As the language then came to the controversial topic of President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino were in favour of the global Nations League, said Grindel: "Mr. Bauer, that's nothing, try me always to push a point in the mouth, with the help of which you what they can do, and I have them for ten minutes. Now you make reasonable questions, to which I can reasonably respond.“
On the reply of the journalist, he would ask reasonable questions, answered Grindel: "no." After a brief skirmish, the DFB-Boss broke off the Interview then abruptly and leaves the room. The Journalist tried in vain to move the DFB-boss to return. From the Background Grindel said: "Now leave me alone!"More about
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