Your history books say Germany’s monarchy has abdicated and there’s a king no more? Well, they’re not entirely correct. There is no one human soul blazoned with a crown anymore but Germany surely has its king – king soccer! Nothing is or ever was more popular than the game of 22 people chasing a ball for 90 minutes. Hardly a young boy who doesn’t at least kick around a bit in the streets and hardly a man who doesn’t at least sneak a peek at the league’s results.
Nonetheless are women engaged in the game? The German women’s national team is the most successful of all and international competitions see an ever-increasing female ratio amongst spectators. We love our soccer and we’re well invested in it. Season tickets for the league’s top clubs are passed on an inheritance basis and stadiums with over 80.000 seats and standing places sell out effortlessly when the biggies roll in.
The most fans and the most titles has Munich’s top team ‘Bayern München’ and their newly built arena is
For anyone interested in being a live spectator of a soccer game we’d recommend watching the team of Dortmund take on a coequal at their home stadium. The Southern Bank of the stadium trades under the
Written by Anna-Barbara Schmidt