My football team is now intertwined with my beliefs. Hopefully more players to come! Check out the full Augsburger Allgemeine article.

Nutrition plays an increasingly important role in the field of professional sports. Nutrition advice has long been standard in the Bundesliga. You personally have been dealing with this topic for a long time and have been vegan since 2014. Why?

Andreas Luthe: I’ve always had ethical concerns, even though I ate meat and fish, because I thought it was essential for a well-balanced diet as a competitive athlete. When I realized that this is not the case, I have increasingly relinquished meat and fish, and later dairy products. It was a slow process to see if my job as a professional footballer would work out. It worked.