Cologne / Kobe – Footballer Lukas Podolski, 34, has recovered from ear surgery in Cologne and is traveling to Japan. He was leaving on Tuesday. There, he is known to Vissel Kobe for his contract and plays in the Japanese J1 League.
In the current season, however, he has had more bad luck than success there. First Podolski sustained a thigh injury and then knocked him out for a long time against the flu and the virus.
In June, they had to have additional surgery on his ear, he especially flew to Germany.
Lukas Podolski also used his time in Germany for many things of the heart. At the Römerpark in Cologne, he visited the grand opening of the newly built football field. Through his donation, more than € 300,000 went to the sports field.
Sporty Vissel Kobe is in the middle of a relegation fight! After 22 games, the team is ranked 15th out of 18. The Japanese only have two points ahead of the relegation battle.
Probably Podolski can quickly help his team and gain important points against relegation. He just has to get back in shape quickly.