Precise friends: Can Uzun (right) and Nathaniel Brown
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Nathaniel Brown and Can Uzun stand out for 1. FC Nürnberg. They are already too big for the “club” and should therefore inspire Eintracht Frankfurt next season.

METERNuremberg's new football luck still sometimes surprises itself. Some people in and around Franconia have known for some time that Nathaniel Brown and Can Uzun are exceptionally good football players by second division standards. However, everyone is still learning in this regard, including Brown and Uzun.

The last chapter of this story took place in Magdeburg. Saturday night in mid-March, illuminated match: the “club” was there 1. FC Magdeburg as a guest and something clearly inferior to his opponent. Nuremberg suffered until the 79th minute, but then they had already managed to avoid the goal. Then Brown took over. After a pass from center back Jannes Horn, the left back started in his own field, accelerated to 35 kilometers per hour, entered the area with the ball at his feet and found Uzun there, who scored the winning goal from behind. area. “I don't know where I got it from,” Brown later said of his attack, “but it was great. “Can is a very good friend and I help him. It's a perfect evening.”