Germany’s famous Bundesliga — one of the top soccer leagues in the world — will resume play before the end of the month, officials say.
League officials reportedly met with top German government leaders — including German Chancellor Angela Merkel — to ask for the play to resume and their request was granted.
Bundesliga — which features top players like Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze — has been cleared to restart as early as May 15. The league is expected to announce an official restart date on Thursday.
The league — comprised of 36 teams — had shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Still unclear what kind kind of medical screening will be instituted when the league gets up and running … but fans will NOT be allowed to attend the games.
Most teams in the league — including world-famous teams like Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund — only have around 9 matches left on their regular season schedule.
Germany has been praised for its handling of coronavirus. So far, there have been about 150,000 recorded cases and around 6,300 deaths.
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