Thomas Hitzlsperger is no longer for the ARD

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The former professional football player Thomas Hitzlsperger (36) comment is not to comment on the ARD. He and the station announced on Tuesday together.

“The new work by Thomas Hitzlsperger as a sport the management Board of VfB Stuttgart not to leave it, unfortunately, is that he continues to be for us as a football expert,” said ARD sports coordinator Axel Balkausky, with Regret the end of the professional relationship. Hitzlsperger had been “in the last few years as an excellent Analyst and observer with a clear opinion of a great enrichment of our Live football Transmissions”. For that he was grateful “very welcome” and wish him well for his new role in the club a lot of success.

Thomas Hitzlsperger regrets the end of the partnership: “with gratitude I look back on the excellent cooperation with the colleagues of the ARD. It was a great pleasure for me, the games of the national team and the DFB-Cup as ARD expert to accompany,” he is quoted. Now a new Chapter begin for him.

Since the 12. February 2019, he is a sports management Board of VfB Stuttgart 1893 AG, which operates the professional Department of the VfB Stuttgart. “This activity, I would like to devote all my strength,” says the native of Munich, commented from 2017 football games for the ARD.