Eternal battle: footballers vs. track athletes. Mats Hummels disagrees as Alica Schmidt leaves him behind in a 400m race, settling the speed debate.
Footballers claim speed superiority, but Alica Schmidt proves them wrong. Mats Hummels is humbled after being outpaced by her in a 400m race
Alica Schmidt, German sprinter, coached Borussia Dortmund players Thomas Meunier, Felix Passlack, Manuel Akanji, and Mats Hummels in 2020.
Borussia Dortmund enlisted Alica Schmidt, 400m sprinter, as a fitness coach. Meunier, Passlack, Akanji, and Hummels were among her trainees.
Schmidt shares Instagram post about her 400m race with Hummels, expressing her experience and excitement about the competition.
"Who has won you will see in my youtube video soon but I can tell you it was tough for both of us."
Schmidt dominates the race, leaving Hummels breathless and admitting defeat in response.
Schmidt shares full 400m race video with Hummels on her YouTube channel, allowing viewers to witness the competition firsthand.
"I have no ambitions to compete against other Bundesliga players" - Alica Schmidt
Alica Schmidt contributes to medal-winning 4x400m relay teams at the 2017 European Athletics U20 Championships and 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships.