Six Schalke players are on their way during the international break. Viktor Palsson, on the other hand, has a good reason not to travel.
Schalkes clear Viktor Palsson waived international travel.
After a Schalke 2:4 loss against his former club SV Darmstadt 98, Viktor Palsson lay with his legs roughly wrapped in the belly of the arena. “Not so bad,” said the obvious, but the hurt was: “just a blow.”
The fact that the 30-year-old does not travel for the Icelandic national team has nothing to do with the injury.
“I said I would give up. I talked to the national coach, I wanted to be here,” Palson explained and explained the reason: “My son lives in Canada, but he’s with me now. I don’t want ten days there. Traveling and missing out on time with my son. I don’t see him very often.”
Even without Palsson, there are at least six Schalke players on international tours: Malik Thiev (U21) and Mehmet Aydin (U20) with German junior teams, Yaroslav Mikhailov with Russian U19, Darko Churlinov with North Macedonian selection, Blendi Idrizi. Kosovar team with. Once again, Ko Itakura has the longest route, competing for Japan in Vietnam and Oman.
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