Ricken reveals: Reus at BVB “not sent away”

All 19 years of his life Marco Reus is now running for Borussia Dortmund. 2005, however, left the BVB for seven years. Vereinsikone Lars Ricken believes he knows why Reus “turned his back on his” club at the time.

“As I was told, he was not sent away,” the champion league hero of 1997 explained in the “DAZN” documentation “BVB 09 – Stories who we are” and thus cleared up with speculation t hat Reus was in Dortmund Today’s national player had instead been transferred from free parts from the black-and-yellow offspring to the youth department of the RW Ahlen, because he promised himself more time to play there.

At the BVB Reus’shares were rather bad because of his body structure at the time. I saw a picture the other day, and it wasn’t just greedy. He was really tasty. There you thought there was a 13-year-old,”Ricken described.

Marco Reus”in his golden age of learning at the BVB”

For Reus, his brilliant career in the province of Munster took a real turn. After four years at RW, he moved to Borussia Munich, where he made his breakthrough in the Bundesliga. 2012 was brought back to his homeland by the BVB for a full 17 million euros.

“One can at least say that he was at BVB in his golden age of learning, so that he could later end this career”, And in fact, Reus’balance sheet in the Dortmund jersey is impressive despite his numerous larger and smaller injuries: In the meantime 269 professional assignments for the eight-time German champion he scored 130 hits. He also won the DFB Cup with the BVB 2017, as well as 2014, 2015 and 2020. Twice (2012 and 2019) Reus was elected German Footballer of the Year.