Germany has a reputation as being a great footballing nation. Its national team have been world champions three times. But why are the Germans so football crazy? Find out in the third part of our series: "Those Germans!"
Members of amateur side SC Lauchringen left the field during a match after a remark by an opposing fan brought one of their players to tears. The ninth-tier match was abandoned in the 85th minute.
Football anthems are chosen by fans — not the music industry. A You'll hear these five songs in soccer stadiums around the world, though they originally had nothing to do with sports.
Political leaders are calling for a rethink at the German football association, the DFB, after the Turkish-German star quit the national team. Some are asking whether the Mesut Özil case is symptomatic of a wider racism.
World Cup players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer rely purely on skill, right? Not always. These players and coaches have quirky pre-match routines to secure that extra bit of good luck.
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