Verbeek is virtually unknown in Germany, unlike back home in the Netherlands where he is known as quite a tough guy. But is that really true? Wouldn't he prefer to be renowned for his football knowledge?
Do we dare to ask him? You bet!
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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