DW Sports editor Matthias Frickel speaks about the idea behind the German Football Ambassador. Each of the three nominees chooses a local initiative that the funds associated with winning the award are to go to.
Already a world champion and cult hero, Bastian Schweinsteiger is now also German football ambassador. The Chicago Fire midfielder wins the audience prize, while Miroslav Klose and coach Horst Kriete are also winners.
Coach Joachim Löw has revealed three members of his starting 11 for Germany's World Cup qualifier against San Marino. Miroslav Klose has joined the national team as part of the coaching staff for the first time.
German football players and coaches are in demand all over the world. This award aims to highlight their sporting and social efforts which have made them outstanding role models.
US President Barack Obama has said in a speech that his Cuba visit will finally end the Cold War in the Americas. Obama is the first sitting US president to visit the island in the last 88 years.
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