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Sebastian Rode named new Frankfurt captain

By Rune Gjerulff

Sebastian Rode takes over the captain's armband at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Sebastian Rode.
Sebastian Rode.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche

New Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner has selected Sebastian Rode as his captain for the 2021/22 season.

The 30-year-old central midfielder takes over the responsibility from Japanese veteran Makoto Hasebe.

"As a true Hessian with his great experience and personality, Sebastian Rode is the ideal captain for our team and a strong representative of Eintracht Frankfurt," explained Glasner.

"This also applies to his deputies Makoto Hasebe and Martin Hinteregger. Together with Kevin Trapp in goal, we have a fantastic axis."

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