For central defenders Timo Baumgartl from the Bundesliga Bundesliga club Union Berlin, the season ended prematurely after a cancer operation.
As the club announced on Monday, the 26-year-old was removed a tumor discovered during a preventive examination.
“Fortunately, I have been going to prevent for several years. I am very grateful for the quick, clear diagnosis and for the well -run operation,” said Baumgartl.
According to the defender, his focus is now on the fastest possible recovery.
Baumgartl had last played for the league sixth in April in the semi-finals of the DFB Cup against RB Leipzig (1: 2).