Sierra Leone, Uganda, Egypt, Thailand, Tuvalu – just a few of the places Burkhard Pape has worked as a coach. Few have seen as much of the world’s game as the 83-year-old from Magdeburg.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius can add winning the German Football Ambassador player’s prize to the list of accomplishments in his young career. Globe-trotting coaches Otto Pfister and Gert Engels were also honored.
China may not be competing on the pitch in Russia, but it is omnipresent at the World Cup. DW's Frank Sieren predicts China's role in international football is set to grow tremendously.
After the sacking of Steffi Jones, Germany have turned to Switzerland boss Martina Voss-Tecklenburg. She will take over in September after the end of World Cup qualifying.
A 1934 article about a German club refusing to do the "Hitler salute" has been widely shared on social media in light of a decision by the NFL to curb protest. But how true is the story?
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