Eintracht Frankfurt can clinch a place in the Europa League final on Thursday evening, meanwhile the Hessians have already reached a new mark in terms of membership.
A day before the Europa League semi-final second leg against West Ham United, Eintracht counts 100,000 members.
Today, Eintracht Frankfurt is one of the largest sports clubs in Germany and the world,” said President Peter Fischer. “This development in our membership figures was certainly difficult to imagine for a long time and it naturally fills me with pride that we have now reached this special milestone. “
In 2000, the SGE did not even have 5000 members when Fischer took office, 22 years later the president can present a six-figure figure. “Of course, the sporting success of our professional team has helped us – be it the 2018 Cup victory or our unforgettable trips through Europe,” Fischer has an explanation for the boom.
Eintracht is fifth in the ranking of the clubs with the most members in the Bundesliga and 2nd Liga behind Bayern Munich, Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund and 1. FC Köln.