Gay activist Martin Endemann speaks to DW's Journal about German footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger's decision to come out and what it means for the sport.
Former Germany player Thomas Hitzlsperger has called on members of the national team to speak out more on social issues. Hitzlsperger, who came out after his playing career ended, is the DFB's diversity ambassador.
Last year, Bastian Schweinsteiger was selected as the German Football Ambassador. Who will win this year? Toni Kroos, Per Mertesacker or maybe Dzsenifer Marozsan? Vote for your favorite!
Former Germany star Thomas Hitzlsperger remains one of the few footballers to have come out as gay. In an exclusive interview with DW, he explains that gay footballers still face many barriers to acceptance.
Thousands of seats remained empty when Germany faced England in Dortmund. Germany's national team manager, Oliver Bierhoff, thinks too much football is having a negative effect on the game.
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