According to the Russian crime war against Ukraine, the international community has already imposed hard and profound sanctions against the aggressor of Russia. Some of them also affect the world of Russian crime, as the exclusion of Russia from the International Payment System Swift. For Bundesliga club Hertha BSC, however, this could mean a million loss.

Last summer, midstorm Jhon Córdoba left the Berliner for a million sum towards Russia. For more than ten million euros, the 28-year-old joined the Russian First League Club FK Krasnodar. Plus further bonus payments, the entire transfer package could grow up to almost 15 million euros in total.

A giant sum, but Hertha BSC may never achieve. Because the financial embargo against Putin’s Russia also means that the Berliner currently can not handle any money transactions with the Russian club from the Premier League.

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It has already been confirmed that most of the pedestal decals was not paid at once last summer, but to be transferred distributed to three rates. Only a payment of this has received the Berliner so far.

Herthas Finanzboss manifests itself

Financial Officer Ingo Schiller has already confirmed the matter in conversation with the “picture”, but the situation relativized in the face of the conditions in the Ukrainian war area in one breath: “Currently it is essential to more important than outstanding residual payments of this transfer, namely the people in the Ukraine and a fastest possible end of this war. For everything else, we will certainly find a solution at his time. “

The money was firmly planned at Hertha to restore financial gaps caused by the Corona Pandemic. How the Causa will continue to develop is still open according to the current state.

Jhon Córdoba was at Hertha BSC only 2021/2021 under contract and scored seven hits in 21 Bundesliga games.