The amateur Recklinghausen football club Herta is one of a kind in Germany. All its members are part of one Lebanese family who caught the soccer bug.
On Sunday, tiny Croatia face off against France in the FIFA World Cup final in Moscow. It is an especially surprising feat, given the country's football scene has been mired in scandal for years.
Four generations of a family torn by the Somalian Civil War are reunited in the award-winning German documentary, Global Family. Their story reflects the situation of many refugees.
Around 2 million foreign fans have come to the Russian capital for the World Cup. DW correspondent Yulia Vishnevetskaya shares her experience of renting out her central Moscow apartment.
Racist and xenophobic sentiments are widespread in Russian football, but a small group of fans are hoping to change that. The World Cup could provide a good opportunity to transform the country's supporter culture.
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