Many Brazilians oppose the huge amounts of money being earmarked for next year's World Cup soccer tournament. The government has asked FIFA to provide more funding.
Just down the road from Dortmund another American is hoping to reach the heights of Christian Pulisic. DW sat down with Schalke's Weston McKennie to find out more about the Gelsenkirchen club's American midfielder.
Bayern Munich is a global brand that has retained its strong grassroots setup. Over the decades the club has enjoyed phenomenal success but also faced frequent criticism. It is a story of local heroes and global stars.
The Rio Olympics were a breeding ground for corruption that left behind crumbling mega-projects. But they also emboldened locals to organize and raise their voices against Brazil's plutocracy, Andrew Purcell reports.
Brazilian troops seek out gangs raiding five slums in Rio de Janeiro, one year on from Olympic Games glamour. Little remains of this except economic downturn, corruption, risen homicide rates, and public distrust.
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