The loyal supporters of FC Kaiserslautern, the ex-club of Stijn Vreven and coach Eric Gerets, deep in the pouch surface for the ailing German volksclub.
Through shares and crowdfunding came to more than three million euros to the account of the former club, who last season were relegated to the German third-class.
‘Our gratitude is great, because we know that a financial contribution of the fans is not self-evident, ” reported commercial director Michael Klatt on the clubwebsite. ‘This makes it clear that Kaiserslautern is a traditieclub.”
The club, four-times German champion, whose last time in 1998 and twice the German cup conquered, is sporty and financially in disrepair. The club is currently eleventh in third class, but worse is the debt of twenty million euros, that to obtain the proflicentie threatens.
There would be conversations going on with a Luxembourg businessman in the long term wants to invest in the club.