According to Watzke, the reason for the hostility that was partly displayed publicly was Hoeneß's statement after the 2011 Dortmund title. FC Bayern president said Munich had provided a 2004 BVB loan of more than two million euros. At that time Watzke was not in the office. Watzke: "Truly extraordinary, ironically, the subject first appeared (…) when we were masters for the first time." So seven years later.
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He openly opposes "a little" against him, 60 years admitted, "What should be produced with this story yes, is the association that I will go to Bayern and he (Hoeneß, d. asking for money, "Watzke said. "But I will never ask FC Bayern for one euro, I really appreciate the club, but I would rather beg under the bridge in Dortmund than go to Bayern, if you pump your biggest rival for money – more you can't embarrass yourself at This world. "
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"The next few years will be our years," Watzke said in retrospect about the time after the Wembley final, Bayern decided with a goal by Arjen Robben for themselves. Watzke: "But then Mario left, then Robert left, then all the crap left." It took BVB years to recover from this loss – even though Götze and Hummels had returned to BVB.
Unlike Hoeneß, who did not want to comment on Watzke's biography even though his co-author asked Michael Horeni, BVB boss for Bayern Hoeneß's colleague, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge now to have a relaxed and almost friendly relationship. Rummenigge at Zoff of Watzke and Hoeness: "I don't want to talk much about their relationship, but Uli is a very emotional person and he likes to release sharp sentences, which of course arrive at Dortmund Aki is always with me and says: ' Please tell him to stop it. 'I will discuss it with Uli. "