Honoured by Markus Söder
Thu, 20/04/23, 15:15
Reception for 'Rollwagerl ev' in the state chancellery
The small statue of the Bavaria is usually only given to high-ranking state guests as a gift - but this time it landed in the hands of Kim Krämer, the chairman of "Rollwagerl 93 eV". The FC Bayern disabled fan representative was invited to the State Chancellery with around 20 members of the fan club, accompanied by their volunteer helpers, to be honoured by Bavarian Minister President Markus Söder: The 30th anniversary of the "Rollwagerl eV" is coming up in autumn. "We're probably the biggest fan club for people with disabilities in Europe," said Krämer, "and this reception here is another highlight in our history."
The "Rollwagerl eV" is "a special FC Bayern fan club", said Söder, "because it gives courage to many people". The Minister President praised the German record champions for their commitment to inclusion: "This is a terrific signal and shows once again that FC Bayern always has humanity and its social responsibility in mind - it's exemplary what FC Bayern is doing here." Kim Krämer added that there is "a terrific partnership between the fan club and FC Bayern" that has grown steadily over the decades. They feel valued and the way the Allianz Arena is equipped is exemplary. "There's a lot of discussion about 'Mia san mia' right now - we absolutely feel this 'Mia san mia'. It's like a family.
The "Rollwagerl eV" now has over 870 members, and after a small slump during the pandemic, as it particularly affected people with disabilities, its figures are rising again. Two founding members, Michael Denker and Florian Lell, who have been following FC Bayern as part of the fan club for 30 years now, actually attended the ceremony in the State Chancellery.
Several sportsmen and women from FC Bayern were recognised at the City of Munich Sports Honours in March: