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The coronavirus pandemic will be under control in Germany by the end of the year, the head of the country’s public health agency has claimed.
“At the end of the year we will have this pandemic under control,” said Lother Wieler, the president of the Robert Koch institute for infectious diseases, adding that enough vaccines would then be available to inoculate the entire population.
Twenty of Europe’s biggest football clubs lost more than €1bn in revenue over the past year while almost 10% has been knocked off players’ average values as the game struggles with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by the market analyst KPMG, writes Sid Lowe for the Guardian’s sports desk.
The European Champions Report, focused on the league winners across the six major leagues and carried out by the Football Benchmark Team, found Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto had double-digit percentage drops in revenue while Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Real Madrid experienced more modest revenue decline.