Borussia Mönchengladbach’s manager Max Eberl has explained the excitement on the sidelines in the Bundesliga game against FC Bayern Munich and apologized for his verbal attack against Hansi Flick.
“In a Bundesliga game, the emotions boil high, even if it is 5-0 or 0-5. I have to admit self-critically that I would have better held back,” said Eberl Sports buzzer.
In the 6-0 defeat of the foals in Munich, Eberl assumed that Bayern coach Hansi Flick had shown him the bird. Previously there were discussions about Tanguy Nianzou’s dismissal.
In persona von Flick, FC Bayern saw the decision as too tough and called out “My God” to referee Tobias Stieler. Thereupon Eberl was furious: “You are German champions and lead 5-0. A little goodwill is called for!” Then the said statement was made: “Don’t show me a bird, Hansi! I don’t like that.”
TV pictures did not capture the supposed gesture. Flick was there after the game Sky denied the allegation.