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Long despised by German fans as the face of big-money football, billionaire Dietmar Hopp is now being held up by some as a national hero in the coronavirus crisis.
Dietmar Hopp says fan anger against his ownership of Hoffenheim, which reached a head on Saturday, reminds him of "very dark times".
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge vowed to "take all-out action" against the fans who unfurled a banner insulting Hoffenheim benefactor Dietmar Hopp during the Bundesliga leaders' 6-0 victory on Saturday.
Bayern Munich thrashed Hoffenheim 6-0 on Saturday in a game that bizarrely finished with the teams passing the ball between each other after a lengthy delay for an insulting banner in the crowd.
Insults aimed at Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp saw Bayern Munich's dominant display interrupted on Saturday.
Erling Haaland made the jump up to the Bundesliga a few weeks ago. But he could have done it in 2016 when Hoffenheim negotiated his signature at 16. However, the deal broke down because of a difference of 3000 euros a month.
There was a scary moment in the Bayern Munich v Hoffenheim match in the German Cup match. In a 50:50 ball, Jerome Boateng went all in and caught his opponent in the head with his hip. The Hoffenheim player's neck turned 90 degrees. Fortunately, the midfielder was able to continue.
Bayern Munich got a warning in the DFB-Pokal ahead of their top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash with RB Leipzig.
Thomas Mueller weighed in with a goal and an assist as holders Bayern Munich squeezed past Hoffenheim 4-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the German Cup.
Borussia Dortmund conceded twice in the final 11 minutes, including an 87th-minute winner, away to Hoffenheim on Friday.
Hoffenheim have a starlet that has attracted the attention of top teams in Europe. Dennis Geiger could leave his current club in the next transfer window, although he is under contract until 2022.
Hoffenheim missed out on an opportunity to move into the Bundesliga's top four on Sunday, suffering a heavy 5-1 home defeat by a Mainz side playing under newly appointed coach Achim Beierlorzer.