soccer

Blind loyalty

I, like all other German supporters right now, feel the need to establish that there was loyalty from the beginning.

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But my loyalty, I must confess, was of the blind kind. See, I knew very little about soccer and even less about the actual German team. That didn’t matter though. (more…)

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Ballack, Balls and German Heritage

The name Ballack rang no bells for me when I heard it for the first time in December 2013. Since then I’ve seen many a soccer and art aficionado’s ears perk up at the mention of that name and I have subsequently become more clued up.

Peter Balac after a Kaizer Chiefs win in 1981 (Picture: Robert Tshabalala for Gallo)

Peter Balac after a Kaizer Chiefs win in 1981 (Picture: Robert Tshabalala for Gallo)

Former German captain Michael Ballack

Former German captain Michael Ballack

Ballack Art House creative director Ivan Ballack

Ballack Art House creative director Ivan Ballack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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