Gerald Asamoah leaves Schalke 04 as head of licensing

Published on: 02 June 2024

Gerald Asamoah, a revered figure in German football, has bid an emotional farewell to Schalke 04, where he served as Head of Licensing.

The club decided not to extend his contract, which expires on June 30, as the position has been eliminated.

Asamoah's tenure at Schalke was marked by years of dedicated service, reflecting his profound passion for the club.

During Schalke's final match of the season, Asamoah, overwhelmed with emotion, broke down in tears as he bid farewell to the fans.

The supporters, who hold him in high regard, responded with a standing ovation, recognizing his immense contributions.

Beyond his administrative role, Asamoah symbolizes Schalke's rich history and tradition.

His departure signifies the end of an era, leaving a void within the Schalke family. However, his legacy will endure, both in German football and within the hearts of Schalke supporters.

Asamoah's impact extends beyond his administrative duties; as a player, he made 381 appearances for Schalke, scoring 64 goals and providing 47 assists across all competitions.