Dortmund’s legend reveals the secrets of Asian players through the German league

Dortmund’s legend reveals the secrets of Asian players through the German league

The German League is known for friendly to players from continental Asia who want to show skill So, what is the requirement that players from Asia, including Indonesia, can work in Germany?

Asian footballers in the German League are still dominated by Japanese and South Korean players. Borussia Dortmund, for example, has a Japanese midfielder, Shinji Kagawa, and South Korean defender Park Joo-ho.

Besides the two of them, there are names like Ji Dong-won (FC Augsburg), Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt).

According to former Borussia Dortmund player Karl-Heinz Riedle, players from the Asian continent can be successful if they have a good work ethic. He calls the figure Shinji Kagawa as an example.

“Shinji’s work ethic is very good, he always comes on time for training, discipline and never complains, I think Asian players are well adapted to German football,” Riedle said in Jakarta on Tuesday (10/10/2017). ).

Riedle was open with the possibility of players from other Asian continent countries, such as Indonesia, can play in the German League. However, there is a requirement that Indonesia can polish the talent of these young players and send them a career abroad.

“You have to have a healthy soccer climate and allow young players to flourish.Of course, you also have to have a good coach,” he said.

Karl-Heinz Riedle came to visit Borussia Dortmund supporters in Jakarta since Sunday (8/10/2017) with the German League Cup trophy won by Die Borussen at the end of the 2016-2017 season. The arrival of Dortmund players of the 1990s was immediately greeted with fanchants from the fans who are dominated by members of Borussia Dortmund Fans Club Indonesia (BDFCI).

“I was very surprised, this is the first time I came and it was a great reception,” Riedle said on the sidelines of the event.

Riedle won the 1996-1997 Champions League with Dortmund and twice the German League title (1994-1995 and 1995-1996).

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