But Söder would advocate a more extensive vaccination requirement – therefore also with the professionals. “I am in favor of a vaccination requirement for certain professional groups, we need that,” emphasized Söder to “BildTV”. He also said that it would send a good signal if one were to discuss compulsory vaccinations in professional football as well. Since the corona traffic light in the hospitals jumped to red, the 2G rule has applied to viewers in the Bavarian stadiums.
The head of the German Football Association Christian Seifert said: “We have heard enough ideas in the last twelve months. In the current, undoubtedly difficult pandemic situation, it must be the task of politics to look for practicable solutions and feasible concepts. ” If politics creates the legal possibilities for compulsory vaccination in certain professional groups, the DFL would discuss such an option. At the same time, he emphasized that the vaccination rate in the Bundesliga and 2nd league is already over 90 percent.
The German national coach, Hansi Flick, also responded to the question of whether he would only nominate vaccinated players for the German national team: “First of all, I’ll let it all come to me and after the course, I’ll worry about it.”