After he announced that he had not yet been vaccinated, Joshua Kimmich received a lot of criticism. Lukas Podolski now takes him under protection – and makes a daring comparison.
Ex-national player Lukas Podolski hat Joshua Kimmich defended in the vaccination debate – and a very daring comparison is appropriate. “Everyone can decide for themselves what to do, and I don’t understand why Joshua Kimmich is portrayed as a serious criminal,” said the 36-year-old at Bild.
“It doesn’t do Joshua justice either”
Podolski sees the unvaccinated professional of the FC Bayern Munichwho together with teammate Leon Goretzka started and financially supported the “We Kick Corona” fundraising campaign in the wrong light. “It doesn’t do Joshua justice to pillory him for something like that,” said Podolski, who even sees a kind of compulsory vaccination in the public debate: “You almost force you to get something injected into it, that’s absurd. The pressure is increasing every day. “
Most recently, the Chancellor also had Angela Merkel voiced on the subject. “Interesting are the arguments with which he justifies his decision, because there are very good factual arguments in response to his questions and doubts that are generally available,” said the CDU politician of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAS): “Maybe Joshua will do himself Kimmich still thought about that. He is known as a very reflective footballer. “