Football player Leon Goretzka from FC Bayern Munich is enthusiastic about the return of his ex-club FC Schalke 04 to the Bundesliga.
“Not only for me, overall for all football Germany it is nice that Schalke is where it belongs,” said the 27-year-old Goretzka after the 2-2 with the German champion on Sunday evening against VfB Stuttgart.
National goalkeeper and Bayern captain Manuel Neuer commented on the first division comeback of his home club Kurz and concise: “Very good. Glückauf!” The Neuer born in Gelsenkirchen had played for Schalke from 1991 to 2011.
Born in Bochum, Goretzka, in 2018, moved to Munich as a Schalke professional in 2018. The royal blue had made the direct return on Saturday evening with a 3-2 in the home game against FC St. Pauli on the penultimate second division match day. “I looked at the game. I think it was also a treat for all football Germany,” said Goretzka.