The German Football League (DFL) wants to continue working with the Russian media company match TV, despite a transfer of the Bundesliga game between Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. “The DFL continues to focus on the opportunity to reach people in Russia with peace messages from the stadiums. At the same time, we obviously observe exactly whether and to what extent this possibility continues,” said the DFL on request.
The transfer last Saturday had already been aborted in Russia during the first half due to pro-Ukrainian embassies in the stadium. “That the DFL in the current situation will not benefit from the partnership with Match TV and the revenues still outstanding within the framework of the partnership of this season donates in favor of humanitarian aid is known,” the DFL added.
At the past matchdays, peace bluff was present from the stadiums of the Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga through live and time-shifted transfers for the Russian population, it continued: “Numerous games were shown in full length. At the same time, we have noted that it has taken – Until the transfer of transmission according to anti-war embassies – some also massive restrictions have given. “
The DFL had already announced in March to first renounce an extraordinary termination of the Treaty with match TV so that the “anti-war calls and peace blinds from the German stadiums continue to reach the Russian population”.
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However, the DFL was given as a prerequisite that the basic signal provided is sent unchanged – including Ukraine-related messages of league, players, clubs and fans.