Germania Hütschenhausen in Western Germany is a football club with a difference. It features disabled members. Coach Frederic Nageldinger, whose son has epilepsy, says sports are a great way to bolster disabled people's self-confidence.
There are few football clubs that can boast as passionate a fan base as Borussia Dortmund. DW spoke to BVB's Spanish defender, Marc Bartra, about football, fans, passion - and last April's attack on the team bus.
Brazil's Ronaldinho and six other international footballers participated in two exhibition matches in Pakistan over the weekend. International sportsmen rarely visit Pakistan, a country plagued by Islamist violence.
Admittedly, not all Germans are deeply enthusiastic about these cultural habits - but you shouldn't be surprised if you meet one who is.
Local fans have been opening their homes to stranded Monaco fans after Tuesday night’s bomb on the Dortmund team bus. DW's Michael Da Silva spoke to a man who traveled dozens of kilometers for a place to stay.
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