A delegation of the Football Bundesliga club Union Berlin has attended the Holocaust Memorial Yad Vashem in front of the group match in the Conference League on Thursday (18:45 / RTL +) at MacCaig Haifa.
The group listed by Club President Dirk Ziegler was accompanied by a representative of the Israeli Embassy in Berlin at its guided tour. At the end, a wreath was laid down.
It was a deep need to use our official trip to Israel for visiting this special place, and I am very grateful that we could be here, Ziegler was quoted in a press release of the association: I am convinced The fact that football can serve as a role model with its cultural diversity to promote tolerance and oppose each form of human kn utility and discrimination.
In the first leg in Berlin, it had come to anti-Semitic incidents, whereupon Union was punished by UEFA with a spectator part exclusion. The club had been sharply distancing from the misconduct of some fewer fans.