The scarce, but large upgraded 1: 0 Derby victory of the 1st FC Cologne near Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday afternoon was overshadowed by the serious injury of Werkself-Youngster Florian Wirtz. The national player tore himself the front cruciate ligament in the left knee and will be for many months.
Of the scene of the bad Wirtz injury, Köln player Luca Kilian posted a picture into social media on Sunday. The photo was described with a supposedly harmless text (“outstanding feeling to have brought the derby victory!”).
However, it was just – besides the Cologne-Profis Ondrej Duda and Luca Kilian from the back – extremely insensitive the Florian Wirtz lying in pain at the ground. The Bayer Youngster had pulled the heavy knee injury after a collision with Luca Kilian after almost 25 minutes.
For the selection of this picture, this picture had given it great criticism via Instagram, so Kilian already removed it after a short time.
Kilian reports by Insta-Story at Wirtz
Then the 22-year-old in an Instagram story on Monday with direct words to Florian Wartz was worded and apologized for his photo fail: “Sorry, Flo Wirtz! My post yesterday was no intention, of course, we are all athletes – And I’m sorry that you hurt yourself so bad. All the best for your recovery! “Kilian wrote to the Leverkusen-Star addressed.
Florian Wirtz has long been a hot-discussed player at the 1st FC Cologne and his followers for a long time before the serious injury on Sunday. The 18-year-old ran through all the youth stations for the Domstädter for the cathedral states for a nine years before moving to Leverkusen in the summer of 2020. Within a short time in the Bayer jersey, his market value exploded, and Wirtz has now been four A country games to be booked.
With his cruciate ligament tear, the midfielder now threatens a downtime until the end of the year.