DORTMUND (dpa-AFX) – Borussia Dortmund (BVB (Borussia Dortmund)) has admitted violations of the corona rules after the jubilation following the 4-0 victory in the derby at FC Schalke 04. This was “not to be tolerated”, it said in a statement by the Bundesliga club on Sunday. According to this, 150 to 200 fans cheered the BVB team outside of the training area and sometimes neither wore masks nor kept the necessary distance. In addition, the players celebrated on the bus and filmed it “in exuberance,” as the club announced.
On a video that was temporarily published on Mahmoud Dahoud’s account on Instagram, Marco Reus, Erling Haaland, Emre Can & Co. cheered fans behind the windshield, who greeted them with Pyro. The players sang BVB songs and chanted “Derby winner”. The more than ten-minute video was deleted on Sunday night.
The German Football League requested a short-term statement from BVB.
The investigation is ongoing, the existing video material will be viewed./lü/DP/men