rushed As captain Christian Gentner a few minutes after the final whistle from the cabin area, has a thing for VfB Stuttgart, all other. Facilitating the liberating of 2:1, and the two goals from Mario Gomez against Hertha BSC gave way to the shock. Gentner's father, Herbert, was broken in the stadium and had to be treated. After a depressing two hours of the football team, published the startling death-message.
"The father of our team captain Christian Gentner is immediately passed to the home game against Hertha BSC in the stadium," - said in the tight rows, which are on the Website of the Association of VfB-Verein flags in pale shades of grey. "VfB Stuttgart is in these difficult hours with his thoughts all in the family Gentner."
The deep sorrow covered this Saturday night is one of the few moments of Success of the Swabians this season. That Gomez had hit after two months, finally, that the VfB with a major effort of the match against Berlin was after a 0:1 deficit to a well-deserved turn, and with the victory of the descent-relegation place left - all of the advanced very far in the Background.
shortly after the end of the game, the club had decided that in view of the tragic circumstances, no player or Manager expresses more. Then all of the stadium were asked to visitors by announcement to leave due to a medical Emergency in the stadium.
The only comment of VfB-player, it was immediately after the final whistle on the game field at the microphone of the TV channel Sky: Christian Gentner, who could be happy there, even on his good work to the 2:1-winning goal from Gomez. It was beautiful, "the fact that we have contributed, once again, that we have won," said the 33-Year-old.
Gentner for former club Wolfsburg, expressed his condolences
late on Saturday evening clubs and professionals of the football League reacted to the tragic incident in Stuttgart. "Very, very sad. My condolences, Christian Gentner! A lot of strength,“ tweeted national team player Jerome Boateng. Also Gentner former club VfL Wolfsburg, announced via Twitter his condolences. "We mourn with our former player Christian Gentner to his father, who died today unexpectedly. Dear Christian, we wish you and your family in this difficult time, a lot of strength and thoughts are with you.“
If Wolfsburg and Stuttgart are meeting on Tuesday in a direct duel each other, this game also under the impression of the tragic incident on Saturday evening. Whether Gentner plays, is left to the VfB of his midfield players, probably. His team could expand with success in Wolfsburg before the winter break, the gap to the relegation ranks. At sporting success is likely to think that the stuttgarters at the Moment, but probably none.More about
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The VfB has cancelled, under which all media activities for Sunday and Monday. The press conference is the day before the game in Wolfsburg, as well as a scheduled visit by a sports Board Michael Reschke in the SWR show "Sport im dritten" on Sunday evening. A spokesman for the club on Sunday said: "We think that we will respond with the medial restraint appropriate to this event." (dpa)