Do facial expressions betray the true thoughts and feelings of coaches and players? We visited top German face-reader Dirk Eilert to find out what's really going on in the heads of leading Bundesliga figures.
Two years ago, Patrick Herrmann was touted as the second coming of Marco Reus, as a player gifted with superlative speed and technique.
Sad but true, homophobia is still rife in football - from discriminatory jeers from crowds to discomfort and bias in the dressing rooms. Marcus Wiebusch, the front man of the band Kettcar, wants to change that.
Kick Off! reporter Herbert Schalling heads back to his roots with Carl Zeiss Jena. The club was a leading light in the East German league, but the glory days ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Supporting Germany's capital club is a labor of love at the best of times. Born and bred Berliners have dealt with more than their fair share of pain over the last 20 years.
Many younger fans may not have heard of Kurt Landauer. However, champions Bayern owe the former club president a great deal.
Taking over from Thomas Tuchel at Mainz didn't figure to be an easy task, but Kasper Hjulmand from Denmark, previously not very well known in Germany, seems like just the man for the job.
Since Japan has already made such an important contribution to this Bundesliga season, Kick off! is going on a little holiday.
Peter Stöger always imagined being coach to be a thankless task – but changed his mind after getting into management in his native Austria....
Now a very special guest: Guido Buchwald. The man who marked Diego Mardadona out of the 1990 World Cup final. Who better to ask for an expert's view on the NEW world champions..
“I find it important to always remember where the journey started, and remind oneself what one has done along the way, and how it all came to be.”
The World Cup final was watched all over the world. In living rooms in Africa, pubs in Europe, friends came together in America and families watched in the Arab world.
Where were you when Andy Brehme sunk the decisive penalty to win West Germany the 1990 World Cup? Or when Italy hoisted the trophy on 4 July 2006? Some World Cup moments accompany us a lifetime.
Germany's parliament has seen some fierce debates between conservatives and left-wingers.Outside that austere building, however, German political parties come together to form a single football team that's on a mission.
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