German Football Association (DFB) President Fritz Keller announced his resignation.
“I AM PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE”
Keller said in a written statement, “I am leaving the presidency for a new start, which is necessary for the interests of the DFB, as previously announced. I am personally responsible for what happened at its meeting on April 23, 2021.” used expressions.
Keller stated that his mistake put DFB in an embarrassing situation and that his resignation would not solve the problems in DFB and football.
Fritz Keller’s comparison of his deputy Rainer Koch with Nazi-era judge Roland Freisler at the board meeting on April 23 drew intense reaction.
In Germany, the heads of state and territory football associations demanded that Fritz Keller resign from his post after this development. Keller later apologized to Koch.