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First, BVB Dortmund ignominiously looses 1:3 against Union Berlin, then the German national soccer team folds 2:4 against the Netherlands, and, to top it all, today the Texas Longhorns, “our” college football team, is beaten 45 to 38 by LSU! … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 6 [Travelling Back]

Well, there’s not much to tell about travelling back: everything went smoothly. Ich bin verrückt – Teil 6 [Rückreise] Nun, von der Rückreise gibt es nicht viel zu berichten: sie verlief ohne besondere Vorkommnisse. Since I had a relatively late … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 3 [(The Day of) The Match]

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My second day in South Bend was to be the big day, the day of the actual match – BVB Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Liverpool. At first, in the morning, I fortified myself in a nearby café with a quite … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 1 [Travelling to the Soccer Match Dortmund vs. Liverpool in South Bend/IN]

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Why I am crazy? Because I actually, just to watch a soccer match, which I would have been able to watch on TV here [it was broadcast live] much better, flew/drove all the way up to South Bend/IN. Admittedly, it … Continue reading

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Backlog

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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading

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Nobody …

… can comment a soccer match as enthusiatically and shout “gol” for such a long time – listening to it feels like minutes going by – as those hispanic commentators on our Spanish-speaking soccer channel on TV. Niemand … … … Continue reading

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… walking around the Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, wearing your BVB [Borussia Dortmund, my favourite German soccer club] cap, and suddenly an American woman asks you, “Are you a Dortmund fan?” – What a surprise! Da spaziert man Nichts … Continue reading

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What a victory for my favourite German soccer club today! Nuremberg nada – Dortmund uno, Dortmund dos, Dortmund tres, Dortmund quatro, Dortmund cinquo, Dortmund seis, Dortmund SIETE! Yes, it’s true! The final result was 7:0 for Dortmund. Oh glorious day!

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Altstadt Brewery Commercial During Soccer World Championship

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When I watched the match Spain vs. Portugal recently, I was ever so surprised to see a commercial from our recently opened local Altstadt Brewery here in Fredericksburg/Texas: Altstadt Brauerei Werbespot während der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft Als ich vor ein paar Tagen … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Soccer

Now for once I can watch soocer live on the tv here, and I should be happy about that, but … my two favourite German teams, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer 04 Leverkusen are playing at the same time. Well, can’t … Continue reading