Former Borussia Dortmund coach
Wow. Marco Reus that is outrageous — Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 18, 2018
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He made his return on February 10 in a 2-0 victory over Hamburg and started in Monday's game to Augsburg. Former coach Sammer believes that the midfielder's persistence should command more respect.
"If you take Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo now, who have had few injuries and played football for a decade at almost God-given levels, that is certainly wonderful and has my respect.
"But I think those situations that Marco went through are lessons for life. He is a true role model for many. Not giving up, continuing, surviving difficult phases, stabilising to continue living, showing motivation for the profession – that is Marco Reus."
Regarding current BVB coach Peter Stoger, who joined Dortmund in December from Koln following the sacking of Peter Bosz, Sammer believes he has done a good job thus far and should be allowed to remain with the 2nd-placed Bundesliga side:
Hans-Joachim Watze claims Peter Stoger is Borussia Dortmund's first choice to be their head coach next season, telling Eurosport: "He is our first point of contact, we will certainly not wait until the last matchday." #BVB— Ronan Murphy (@swearimnotpaul) February 27, 2018
"Anyone who has shown such qualities, in a very difficult situation, there is not enough credit.
"I do not think they have to cross the finish line first to assess what Peter Stoger has done.
"The way Peter Stoger conveys calm, reassures and at the same time gives the team stability and freedom is exactly the right recipe."