Red Bull in Leipzig: The fan base’s hopes and fears
Montag, 22. Juni 2009, 23:58 Uhr;
zuletzt aktualisiert: Dienstag, 23. Juni 2009, 0:13 Uhr
Abgelegt unter: BSG Chemie Leipzig, Fanszene, FC Sachsen Leipzig, Fußball & Politik, Gewalt & Rassismus, Kommerz- & Medienfußball, Vereinspolitik

Red Bull has taken over the small football club SSV Markranstädt on the outskirts of Leipzig. The new club RasenBallsport is expected to lead Leipzig to the German Bundesliga. Although the city is yearning for prime class football, the resistance among the local fan side is raising

Leipzig on a Saturday night. Red Bull wants to capture the trendy and alternative southern district Connewitz. A completely branded car is supposed to campaign for Red Bull in front of a popular disco but it doesn’t help. A group of Members of the “Diablos”, the Ultras of BSG Chemie Leipzig, attacks the car. Its driver is forced to escape. This scene gives a foretaste of how hard the first season of the new founded Club, ruled by Red Bull, RasenBallsport Leipzig is going to be.

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