Category: Scandals

Turkish football league: world stars in the village

Ronaldinho, van der Vaart, Pirlo, Balotelli. Or even a Jogi Low on the bench? In the Super Lig, megalomania is running riot.

The most prominent Fenerbahce newcomer so far: Diego. Image: dpa

It didn’t take much for Vahid Halilhodzic’s collar to burst, his hat to snap, his keg to overflow. It was a simple, albeit unpleasant 1:3 test match defeat of his club Trabzonspor in the Austrian training camp against FC Augsburg that made the Bosnian coach at least displeased. "I’m not only sad, I’m also angry," the 61-year-old said afterwards – and added: "I want to play for the title with Trabzon. To do that, we need ten new players. If they don’t come, I’m gone."

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Economist on wirecard scandal: “no one felt responsible”.

The finance minister wants to pass a law to prevent manipulation like that at Wirecard from happening again. But this is not enough, says an economist.

Wants to prevent balance sheet manipulation like Wirecard in the future: Finance Minister Olaf Scholz Photo: Florian Gaertner/photothek/imago

site: Ms. Rinker, in the coming months the Bundestag will debate a bill with which Finance Minister Olaf Scholz wants to prevent balance sheet manipulation like that at the former Dax company Wirecard from happening again. Is the draft law up to the task?

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