Wolfsburg thinks football makes a difference

HANOVER, GERMANY - OCTOBER 30: The Wolfsburg team celebrates after winning the DFB Cup match between Hannover 96 and VfL Wolfsburg at HDI-Arena on October 30, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Starke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The German Bundesliga club organized an event where current trends were discussed, not only about football but also about social responsibility

German Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg organized an event on Monday called “Football makes a difference”, to talk about the social obligation the club has.

“We can’t just concentrate on football,” stressed the team’s managing director Tim Schumacher as reported by the Wolfsburg official website.

“We must have a social responsibility and be aware that we really can make a difference. We want to fulfill this obligation.”

“Through their extensive CSR activities and the sustainability report, VfL Wolfsburg has the skills to help other clubs do better in these challenges,” DFB president Reinhard Grindel added.

“Among other things, it’s about helping young people, whether it’s getting them a training place or offering language courses to refugees or supporting them in dealing with authorities. It certainly helps if you have a major partner on your side.”

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