Interview with MIP Alumnus and Bayer Leverkusen Sporting Director, Simon Rolfes


Former Bayer Leverkusen and Germany midfielder, Simon Rolfes, is now the Bayer Leverkusen Sporting Director. We spoke to Simon and learnt more about his career as a player, his experiences playing for Germany at Euro 2008 and the positives of the MIP Alumni course.   Tell us about your career on the pitch? I played for five season at Werder Bremen, then I moved on to Alemnannia Aachen which allowed me to play in what was then known as the ‘UEFA Cup'. This tournament allowed me to develop and it was great to play as underdogs in the tournament and we [...]