Dear sports mates,
I am the ambassador and voice for this U21 football European championship of the deaf sports youth and I am looking forward to the competitions here in Baunatal. As a former Bundesliga professional in the stations Mainz (2. German Soccer League) and Wuppertal (3. German Soccer League) my successful football career started here in the football youth.
As of 2011, I became one of you and played myself in the Deaf National Eleven. In 2011 in Denmark we were able to win the bronze medal together. At that time I was allowed to experience the special atmosphere of deaf sports. The tremendous dedication and the enthusiasm of my teammates and the coaching team have always inspired me in the following years. This has created friendships and I have never lost contact with you. In addition, I was able to help you with other tournaments as a physiotherapist.
I wish everyone successful competitions here in Baunatal, fair games and lots of fun with teammates and opponents.