Of course, this is not some opponent, on the Sebastian Hoeneß meets this Saturday. “I have lived there for a long time and played for the 2nd team, I still have very good memories and friendships there,” says the 39-year-old, who interrupted from a detour to Hoffenheim a total of ten years wore the Hertha jersey. About a decade, his father Dieter was there in responsible position as Vice President, Manager and Managing Director.
From the current Misere in Berlin, he wants to open up on Saturday, when he walks with the TSG further towards Europapokal and thus also Hertha BSC wants to push a piece closer to 2. League. “That does not matter on Saturday, we want to win,” says Hoeneß, who also holds back to the crisis there, “I am not to judge and evaluate that.”
Hoeneß: “It’s a big club with enormous potential”
On demand, however, he lets himself a bit. “It’s a big club with tremendous potential. I realize that in many really good junior players who have gotten great in Berlin and around. I have played myself in the U 19 of Hertha with guys who made later really big careers”, Remember Hoeneß, “with the Boatengs, with Patrick Ebert, with Sejad Salihovic, which was also a big number in Hoffenheim.”
The Greater Berlin also still offers a lot of promising talents, Hoeneß is convinced, “I think that does not stop, because it is a very large catchment area where there are many street Sebastians. I always asked why it’s not It is possible to have more real Berliners in the squad. ” To brake immediately. “But that does not matter to me, now I have said too much,” Hoeneß Zünt, “I find the city and the club very exciting.” He would nevertheless mind against a less exciting success of his TSG.