The coronavirus crisis will have temporarily stopped football matches all over Europe, causing sporting consequences … but also financial consequences for the clubs which have seen their income freeze. Advertising revenues, tickets for meetings, TV rights, so much money that the leaders of the different teams had to do without. This therefore generates some gaps for the presidents.
And especially for Reinhard Rauball, the president of Borussia Dortmund. In a statement, the dolphin of Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga estimated its losses at nearly 45 million. The press release is all the same reassuring; no worries about the survival of BVB. Thanks to ” good results in recent years “And to” shareholders’ equity of around 355 million euros, Dortmund is ready to bear the expected losses ” A sigh of relief for the supporters who can still hope to see their team compete with Bayern next year.