Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: “Before the Crisis, Football had Lost its Mind”

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: “Before the Crisis, Football had Lost its Mind”

When Rummenigge speaks, we listen.

The CEO of Bayern spoke in an interview on the economic crisis that has hit the football world since the start of the pandemic: “We must now be very careful about our costs. We spent a lot of money including 80 million euros for Lucas Hernandez. Today it might behalf. The transfer market saw a 50% drop last summer. But this is good news for our sport. Before the crisis, football had lost its mind. There has been galloping inflation after the signatures of Neymar and Mbappé at PSG three years ago. It’s good to know it’s over as clubs are going to have to be careful about their costs.”

Rummenigge also took stock of the French colony in Bavaria, before declaring his love for Kingsley Coman: “King is my darling. I had a role a bit similar to his on the pitch when I was playing. I like the way he plays the game. He dribbles well, he’s very good technically, exceptionally fast. He delivers a lot of assists, especially for Lewandowski. And he has a good character.”