Uli Hoeness feels VfB Stuttgart’s Bundesliga survival celebrations were over the top
VfB Stuttgart just narrowly escaped the Bundesliga relegation playoff spot with a stoppage time goal from Waturo Endo in their 2-1 win over FC Koln on the final match day of the season. Stuttgart CEO Alexander Wehrle was in the mix of exuberant celebrations on the pitch while the fans rushed on and he was visibly overcome with emotion by the momentous occasion.
Speaking to Bild recently (via Sport1), honorary Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness said that he felt Stuttgart’s celebrations were a little bit over the top for having just avoided relegation to the 2. “When you see the emotions at Bayern’s celebrations, you think they just finished 10th — and not champion for the 10th time,” Wehrle retorted, commenting on the subdued nature of Bayern winning their tenth straight Meisterschale, but falling short in both the UEFA Champions League and DFB-Pokal.
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