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Desmond Squire

Born in:
Portsmouth, UK

Languages:
English, German and I promise to improve my French

Journalistic experience:
DW, Bundesliga, DFB, Teamtalk.com, German radio, DEL

With DW since:
1997-2006 and again since 2015

Favorite quote:
“They think it’s all over… well it is now!” (Commentary from the 1966 World Cup final)

My personal hero:
Thierry Henry

What do I strive to be as a journalist?
A storyteller, combining views, opinions and the results that really count

7 predictions for the future:
1. Arsenal will win the Premier League again in my lifetime.
2. Ice Hockey will continue its development into a true global sport.
3. Washington will one day be Super Bowl contenders.
4. My son will emulate his father in being a fan of Arsenal Football Club.
5. Referees in football will be treated with the same respect as their colleagues in rugby.
6. People will realise that it really is all about being a part of it, and not just about winning it.
7. Finally, I predict that I will never ever get tired about sports; either as a fan or as a journalist.