Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil came out on top in the public vote. Özil was part of Germany’s World Cup-winning squad, but it was his work off the pitch that landed him this prize.
Two footballers who lit up the Bundesliga stage. Sunday left his homeland of Nigeria for the Belgian club Lüttich when he was only 15. Bachirou only played street football in his native Togo until he was 15.
On every Bundesliga matchday, DW provide live commentary of one game in Hausa and Kiswahili for African fans.
Our reporter Jonathan Harding visits Schalke the morning after the game. He meets fans outside the training to learn more.
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