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Felix Götze had to go to hospital after a collision

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Felix Götze, brother of the former World Cup winning goalscorer Mario, reacted with disbelief to the events in his club Rot-Weiss Essen's third division game against Dynamo Dresden.

»Yesterday I cried for the first time in my football career.

Not because of the pain, but because it was humiliating to be insulted, spit on and thrown at with a bleeding face and in shock.

There are limits and unfortunately they were exceeded yesterday," wrote Götze on Instagram.

The 26-year-old was taken off the field on a stretcher on Saturday with a bleeding laceration.

He was then bid farewell with shouts of “goodbye” from the Dynamo fan block.

The paramedics also had to protect him from projectiles from the curve with umbrellas.

He was able to leave the hospital that evening.

"I love this sport and I appreciate all the fans, because without you football wouldn't be what it is," Götze continued: "But, despite all the emotions, certain limits simply cannot be exceeded - that was unfortunately the case yesterday .

There is a person in every jersey that is worn down on the lawn!” He pleaded for better treatment in public.

Dresden also disappoints in terms of sport

Dresden and Essen separated 2:2 (1:2).

Cedric Harenbrock (7th minute) and Thomas Eisfeld (35th) gave the guests the lead twice.

Tom Zimmerschied (11th/47th) equalized the score in each case.

Dynamo played spectacularly in the first half.

Only the outstanding guest keeper Jakob Golz ensured an open game with a handful of brilliant saves.

Harenbrock and Eisfeld punished the defensively sleepy home team, who at least managed to get back in touch through Zimmerschied.

It was also the best Dresden player who equalized immediately after the break.

Afterwards only the black and yellow played.

Goalkeeper Golz and his defense team prevented Dresden from scoring the winning goal several times with their combined efforts.

In injury time, Paul Will (90+2) hit the crossbar with his head.

Essen's Felix Götze cleared the rebounding ball - and collided with Dresden's Jakob Lemmer.