Sun 12 December 2021 | 19:42

Kimmich has finally accepted to take the vaccine

Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich has accepted to take the Covid-19 vaccine.

Joshua Kimmich

has defended himself against those who have been criticizing his doubt about the vaccine, although he has accepted to be vaccinated against Covid-19, regretting that he didn’t do it much sooner.

"Generally, it was just difficult for me to deal with my fears and concerns, which is why I was undecided for so long,"

Kimmich said, speaking to German broadcaster ZDF.

"Maybe I had to go through what I have now gone through first. Of course, looking back, I would like to make the vaccination decision earlier, but at the time it wasn't possible for me."

The 26-year-old has been upset with some of the reactions that he received because of his decision and his doubts about being vaccinated for what he called a lack of research.

"I have to say personally that some of the limits have been exceeded.

"I also had the feeling that there was one or another who tried to make a name for themselves through this situation. It wasn't always just objective criticism.

"We always talk about respect, tolerance, openness – and these are precisely the values ​​that I particularly missed in my discussion."

The player who has been making so much news with his decisions about vaccinations has played 18 games for the


in a situation where his side is playing the home games behind closed doors.

source: SportMob

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