News : Werder stadium announcer Zeigler threatened: Now he wants to delete Facebook page
Arnd Zeigler, stadium announcer at Werder Bremen and presenter of the show “Zeigler’s wonderful world of football”, wants to delete his Facebook page. The reason are insults and threats against him during the 2-0 defeat of the Hanseatic League against FC Augsburg.
The stadium announcer and TV presenter Arnd Zeigler said he was threatened and insulted during Werder Bremen’s 2-0 draw at FC Augsburg and he wants to deactivate his Facebook page.
“Since there are apparently people who take a lost soccer game as an opportunity to threaten, harass and insult me while the game is running, I first deactivated the comment function, blocked the personal messages and will take this page offline tomorrow” , wrote the 55-year-old on Saturday on his personal page.
“It was all about football”: Arnd Zeigler wants to delete Facebook page after threats
What was the specific cause or content of the insults and threats initially remained open. “I have a life. I have a family. It was all about football, ”wrote Zeigler.
Born in Bremen, he has been the stadium announcer at Werder since 1997 and moderates, among other things, the television program “Zeigler’s wonderful world of football”. Werder slipped into relegation rank 16 on Saturday on the penultimate matchday of the Bundesliga due to the 2-0 defeat in Augsburg.