It is truly a human victory. Sebastien Ale (29, Dortmund), who underwent surgery for testicular cancer, scored a comeback goal on ‘World Cancer Day’.
Dortmund defeated Freiburg 5-1 in the 19th round of the Bundesliga in the 2022-2023 season held at Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany on the 4th (Korean time). With this, Dortmund jumped to third place with 37 points.
Aledo reported Dortmund’s debut goal. In the 6th minute of the second half, he finished the cross from Rafael Guerreiro with his head and split the net. Alleh roared right in front of the fans, and his teammates congratulated him with hugs.
This goal was his debut goal and also his comeback goal after surgery for testicular cancer. He wore a Dortmund uniform last summer, but a tumor was suddenly discovered in his testicle ahead of the opening game. Even the tumor turned out to be a malignant tumor, that is, cancer, and he was operated on twice.
Alle returned to team training after six months in January, and showed off his skills by scoring a hat-trick in an unofficial game. He returned to the pitch last time as a substitute in Augsburg. Against Mainz, he assisted Giovanni Reina’s winning goal with a late header.
And Alleh finally scored a goal in this game. It is a goal that is all the more meaningful because it came out on World Cancer Day. According to Germany’s ‘DW’, after the match, Ale expressed his overwhelming feelings, saying, “It felt like I was flying in the sky and above the clouds. 메이저놀이터 The whole stadium seemed to be engulfed in flames.”
“I’ve been waiting for this moment since day one. To score the first goal of all days means so much to me. It gives me a lot of strength,” he said. “I hope we all feel that moment more. With more goals. “he added.
On the other hand, Dortmund painted a projection symbolizing a testicular tumor in the center circle before and during halftime to mark World Cancer Day. Dortmund introduced the campaign on social media, saying “It’s never too early to get cancer screenings. Please do it regularly!”