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Neuer: woman as German football federation boss ‘not a bad idea’

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Germany captain Manuel Neuer can imagine a woman at the helm of the German football federation (DFB), he told newspaper Welt am Sonntag on Sunday. The position is up for grabs after former president Fritz Keller resigned after comparing a colleague to a Nazi judge. Asked about what he thought of former referee Bibiana Steinhaus-Webb, Neuer said he thought “the DFB is willing to fill this position with a woman. That’s not a bad idea.” The Bayern Munich goalkeeper added that, in principle, his former team-mate Philipp Lahm is also “a guy who could do that in the future.” Lahm, who’s competition …

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