National goalkeeper Manuel Neuer can imagine playing football for a long time. “But there is no age requirement for me. I’m not saying that it’s over at the age of 40, “said the 35-year-old keeper of the German record champions FC Bayern Munich in an interview with Picture on sunday.
Neuer said that it depends “on certain factors” how long he will be in goal. “From my fitness, that I’m physically fine, that I don’t drag myself into training. I don’t want to train on pain medication, ”said Neuer. His contract with FC Bayern runs until June 2023. When looking at the DFB team, Neuer made no secret of the fact that he was repeat the 2014 world title again would like to. “We want to become world champions,” said the 35-year-old.
Recently, Neuer was absent from qualifying for the World Cup due to an injury. The captain had the Romania game missed due to adductor problems, was the 2-1 victory German selection was represented by Marc-André ter Stegen from FC Barcelona. It will now be exciting to see whether Neuer will take part on Monday evening (8.45 p.m. /RTL) can participate in Skopje against North Macedonia.
About his further career planning, the goalkeeper said: “I have to be able to perform. I have to be needed by the team. And I have to have fun and really feel like it. Living consciously, eating healthily and sleeping well are important to me. But my bones are fine, physically I feel fine. I would say: the end of the 20th. “