After the EC last: national coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg still has a “abdomen ache”

Updated on 08/04/2022 at 12:17

  • Martina Voss-Tecklenburg left the huge stage at Wembley Stadium in defeat.
  • In the EM last, the 1: 2 draw after further time in opposition to hosts England continues.
  • The national coach has misplaced his total residence – for now.

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Just earlier than the vacation in Mallorca, national soccer coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg is still coping with the defeat to England in the last. “When I take a look at the event as a complete, I’m completely happy. Especially about how we carried out. But shedding in the last still hurts me,” stated the 54-year-old in an interview with “Mallorca”. Zeitung”.

Voss-Tecklenburg, who begins her vacation in Mallorca on August 7, is proud of the pleasure the European Championship has created for girls’s soccer. “Jurgen Klopp wrote to me. He is aware of that he’ll lose in the last… He instructed me: “Martina, go your method. You play incredible soccer.” He loves the method we play. It’s nice for us to listen to that. If the followers assume Klopp is nice, I believe I wish to see him too.”

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Defeat in the last introduced Voss-Tecklenburg residence to Mallorca

By the method, Voss-Tecklenburg’s dream of proudly owning a home in Mallorca went bankrupt. Her husband, Hermann Tecklenburg, promised to purchase the finca if the European title was profitable.

But now he has marketed the identical “fortunate bonus” for the World Cup: “The World Cup is coming subsequent yr as a result of the European Championship has been postponed as a consequence of Corona. This implies that if we begin wanting round now, it might work. completed on time,” stated the national coach, who has been vacationing on the island for a few years.

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, the national coach who misplaced in the last of the European Championship in opposition to England, will go away the garden of Wembley Stadium in London on July 31, 2022.

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Schalke 04 sporting director Peter Knabel lately invited the national coach to work with the males in the Bundesliga. “We have sufficient girls with a likelihood to go to the Bundesliga. Men’s soccer must be opened,” stated Voss-Tecklenburg.

“We’re prepared for it. It’s not about gender, it is about high quality. I believe even at present: do you consider it?” It is a pity that the query arises. For now, the national coach desires to concentrate to the national workforce and to rejoice future achievements with it. (dpa/hau)

It’s nearly a completely happy ending: Germany’s national workforce returned from Wembley to Frankfurt am Main with out a trophy – they’re going to be celebrating anyway. About 7,000 followers greeted the European vice-champions in entrance of the Frankfurt City Hall.


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