Leon Goretzka went through the football second division VfL Bochum all youth classes, also made the leap to professional in 2012 at the Ruhrgebietsverein. Now FC Bayern München's midfielder returns to his homeland.
A special match awaits the 24-year-old, who plays with Bayern as a big favorite in the second round of the DFB Cup in Bochum's Ruhrstadion 20:00 clock) will compete. This is a special club for me, "said Goretzka before the match in his native town.
After several weeks of injury break at the start of the season, the national player is said to be "fit", Goretzka "would declare himself ready."
So far, the midfielder has only two appearances as a substitute in the current Bundesliga -Spielzeit. In addition, there is a Joker bet in the first DFB Cup round at Energie Cottbus to book as Goretzka marked the interim 3-0 for the Munich.
The flexibly deployable Bayern star also wishes a hit against his heart club As Goretzka himself revealed, "I'm not going to kneel in the direction of the east curve, but frankly, I find it a bit exaggerated not to cheer at all, so I do not have to score a goal if I'm not happy about it . "
The 1.89-meter man has been under contract with FC Bayern since 2018, having established himself as a regular in the Bundesliga between 2013 and 2018 at FC Schalke.