Hockey World Cup: National Hockey Player Niklas Willen – Suddenly Became a Dad

As of: 01/19/2023 6:02 PM

In the middle of a World Cup match against Olympic champion Belgium, national hockey player Niklas Willen discovers the birth of his son. Unforgettable moments at the World Cup in India. Wellen wants to take home the gold medal for his son.

The photos went around the world and spread quickly on social media. A short video showing the emotional moments after the match. German hockey player Niklas Filin was surrounded, applauded, hugged and congratulated by his teammates after the 2-2 victory over Belgium.

Willen, who was recently voted player of the game, took home the award from his team “daddy the game”. His girlfriend Kim had given birth to a healthy son at her home in Germany while he was playing.

“It was the most emotional day of my life.”Willen, who caught his luck at half-time, said:When I got the message, I had to gather myself in the aisle of the cabin. After a short time in the changing room, I was sitting like a ghost on top of my head with a towel. I didn’t hear anything from the meeting.”

Wellen, who scored in the first half to draw 1-1 with defending champions Belgium, played well in the second half. Shortly after the final whistle, he reached out to his girlfriend via video call. Then their son lay quietly on his mother’s chest.

Ice hockey star Leon Drystel is now his uncle

Since then, nothing has changed for the 28-year-old from Krefeld. “Sometimes I lie here for a few minutes in our team’s hotel bed and look at the same picture”Wellen said in an exclusive interview with Sportschau. One of the first to congratulate was German ice hockey star Leon Draistel. Wellen Kim’s boyfriend is Draisaitl’s sister.

Willen had made up his mind to play in the World Cup in India and had been missing the birth of his son for several weeks. The World Cup will probably be the last in the striker’s career: “I’m also here because I know I won’t play forever.”

DHB fights for direct entry into the quarterfinals

With the way the German team has fared so far, Willen’s return could be delayed for a long time. On Friday (01/20/2020), DHB will meet Korea in the last group match. With a big win, the group victory and direct entry to the quarter-finals may succeed.

Title favorites Belgium are level on points heading into the final group match, with a better goal difference than their German counterparts. If Germany takes second or third place in the group, the team will have to play in the so-called “Crossing”Round of 16 game.

German hockey player Niklas Willen takes part in the World Cup.

The last time Germany won a major title was in 2014

No matter how the group stage ended, the draw against Belgium, who are currently arguably the strongest team in the world, made a strong impression. “And we still haven’t played perfectly and we still draw against this team.”Waves said.

Above all offensively, the German national hockey team shows inspiring and convincing feats of creativity and enthusiasm. So the hope of winning their first major title after nine years is not accidental. 2014 Laureate Niklas Wellen Champions Cup The German hockey’s last big title, the world title would now therefore be the culmination of his career.

Anyway, Wellen has exactly how the month should end: “I want to go home with a gold medal and finally hug my son.”

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