He football break caused by the coronavirus is leaving many modest clubs on the brink of disappearance. To survive this economic crisissome are resorting to solutions at least imaginative. It is the case of Lokomotiv Leipzig, a German club that plays in the fourth division, which has organized a match against a “invisible rival” for fundraising.
He success of the call has been total. So far, the club has already sold more of 100,000 entries for this curious meeting that will take place on May 8. “We have 300 players in the quarry, we must maintain facilities about and pay the players“, Explained from the institution to the BBC.
He Lokomotiv Leipzig It is a historical club with more than 126 years of history in German soccer. His glory stage was experienced in the late 80s, when the team managed to qualify for the final of the European Cup Winners’ Cup 1987. Finally, the German team fell 1-0 in the final against a Ajax trained at that time by Johan Cruyff.